Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Odds
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series will drive under the lights this weekend for the running of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Kyle Busch is the slight favorite to win, as he has +300 odds to win. Other short odds to prevail are Kyle Larson (+400), Kevin Harvick (+425) and Martin Truex Jr. (+1000) and The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race takes place Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. The race airs on the NBC Sports Network at 7:30PM ET.
Busch is a three-time winner of this race and the defending champion. He has won a total of seven times at Bristol in his career and has an average finish of 14.038 at the track with a driver rating of 101.8. That ranks second-best in this weekend’s field. Busch has six wins this season and four other runner-up finishes.
Larson has never picked up a win at Bristol in his career, but he does at a 100.5 driver rating at the track. His average finish there is 16.222. This year, Larson has yet to secure a win. He has finished second in four races, including the spring race at Bristol.
Harvick won this race in 2016 and he has won twice at Bristol in his career. At this track, he has an average finish of 14.37 and a driver rating of 96.3. Harvick has won seven times this year, including last week at Michigan. He also has three other runner-up finishes.
Truex Jr. is winless at this track and his numbers are quite poor. His average finish over 25 races at Bristol is 20.7 and his driver rating is 82.4. The defending series champion has four wins in 2018 and he has finished second in four other races.