Food City 500 Picks

After a week off, NASCAR returns to action as it heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City 500.

Bet the 2010 Food City 500

After Bristol was repaved in 2007, things have calmed down tremendously compared to the old days when drivers who didn't get out of the way often received one or two taps on their backside. In years past, the only way around Bristol was to hug the bottom but since it was repaved drivers can now pass on the top, which has toned down the aggression that made Bristol famous.
While most people miss the good ol’ days that Bristol was known for, it still provides some of the best racing we will see all year.
Kurt Busch 12/1
At one time, Kurt Busch was the king of Bristol while reeling off four wins in five races and is tied for the most wins (five) among active drivers. Though he has been off the pace at Bristol the last few years, we like how this team has looked all year and with last weeks win, they have the momentum to pull off back to back wins at a nice price.
Carl Edwards 15/1
No driver will be watched more closely this week than Carl Edwards, who is on probation for the next three races. But we don't think it should hinder him because every week he races to win. Edwards really seemed to take to the new surface at Bristol by winning two out of the first three races after the track was repaved. While he’ll be on his best behavior, we still think he will be aggressive enough to contend for the win.
Live Longshot
Ryan Newman 20/1
In five races since Bristol was repaved, Ryan Newman has four top 10 finishes in those five races and though he still doesn't have a win here, Newman has always shown he can be competitive on this track. Ever since joining Stewart - Hass Racing, he has had some very good cars but always seems to run into problems or bad luck. But this could be the week he gets back to victory lane.

Bet the 2010 Food City 500

Posted: 3/19/10 1:59AM ET

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR All-Star Race Preview on Sat, May 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Digital Ally 400 on Sat, May 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Gander RV 400 Preview on Sun, May 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR GEICO 500 Preview on Sun, Apr 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 on Fri, Apr 2019 by Shazman

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

Thumbnail NASCAR All-Star Race Predictions In its annual mid-season exhibition race, the 2019 Monster Energy All-Star Race is set to get underway later tonight. Here’s the drivers that we think can contend...
Thumbnail Digital Ally 400 Predictions After a quick turnaround, with just five days since the last race, the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Kansas today for the running of the Digital Ally 400....
Thumbnail Gander RV 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series moves to Dover International Speedway this afternoon for the running of the Gander RV 400. Here’s some drivers we like to contend for the...
Thumbnail GEICO 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series will compete on one of the fastest tracks in racing for the GEICO 500. Here’s some drivers we like to contend for the victory.
Thumbnail Food City 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series waves the green flag on the Food City 500 later this afternoon. Here’s the drivers we like to...

Nascar Headlines