Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Predictions

2011 nascar predictions odds free picks lenox industrial tools 301

(The Spread) - This week’s NASCAR race takes us to New Hampshire International Speedway for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 on Sunday.

View Current NASCAR Betting Odds

When you think of a flat track, New Hampshire International Speedway fits the bill perfectly. With only a maximum of seven degrees of banking, as little as two degrees in the turns, and just one degree in the straightaway, this is the posterchild for flat tracks. Many good drivers struggle on this type of track while others excel, which makes it a bit easier to narrow down the list of contenders.

Denny Hamlin 6/1

Hamlin has always thrived on flat tracks like New Hampshire and after a few off weeks, this could be the boost his struggling team needs. In 10 career races in Loudon, Hamlin has never finished outside the top-15, and has only failed to finish in the top-10 three times. His sole win here came in 2007, but has finished second two of the last three times here. Hamlin leads all drivers with an average finish of 7.6 and is the best on this type of track, which makes him an easy pick this week.

Jeff Gordon 8/1

Gordon has raced here 32 times with three wins, 14 top-5 and 18 top-10 finishes. His 11.0 average finish is third best among active drivers. The last time Gordon won here was back in 1998, but don’t let that scare you off. Over the past nine Loudon races, he has finished sixth or better six times with three runner-up finishes. Gordon has looked strong the past three weeks, and that trend should continue Sunday and possibly get him back to victory lane.

Live Longshot

Ryan Newman 25/1
Ryan Newman has had a very solid season with five top-5 and eight top-10 finishes. New Hampshire Motor Speedway could be where he gets his first win of the season. Newman has won here twice already in 18 races and has five top-5s along with 12 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 13.0, which is fourth-best among active drivers. We used Newman last week as our longshot play and we think he deserves a look again this Sunday.

2011 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Information

Race Date: Sunday, July 17

Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, N.H.

Pre-Race: Noon ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:16PM ET

TV Coverage: TNT

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (301 laps)

Bet Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 on Fri, Apr 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Food City 500 on Sun, Apr 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sun, Mar 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR STP 500 on Sat, Mar 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Auto Club 400 on Sun, Mar 2019 by Shazman

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

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...
Thumbnail O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series heads to Texas this afternoon for the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. Here’s some drivers we like to contend for the...
Thumbnail STP 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series continues its 2019 season today with the running of the STP 500in Virginia. Here’s three drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail Auto Club 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series competes in California this afternoon for the Auto Club 400 at 3:30PM ET. Here’s some drivers we...
Thumbnail TicketGuardian 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series competes out West in Arizona today for the running of the TicketGuardian 500 at 3:30PM ET. Here’s some drivers we think should contend for...

Nascar Headlines