RACE PREVIEW

DOV 13.2

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

AAA 400

October 4th 2:30PM NBCSN TV

1 mile, 24 Degrees of Banking

Coming out of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway –known as the Magic Mile- it is hard to maintain that same level of excitement, but the Monster Mile at Dover comes pretty close. The banking is high and the sight lines are amazing. Take the 12 degrees of banking at New Hampshire and double it to 24 degrees. Just about wherever you sit you have a great view of the track. There is never a dull moment at the Monster Mile and the drama surrounding the Chase only adds to it. This year, for the second time, we have the elimination element – after this race four of the sixteen drivers will be eliminated based on the last three races. Something to keep in mind here at Dover: Hendrick Motorsports has won nine races here in the past ten years (45%)including the last four. Roush Fenway, the next highest team in race wins, has four race wins in the last 10 years and Matt Kenseth won the most recent race for Roush Fenway in 2011. Very few of the sixteen Chase drivers are completely safe from elimination. A win gets you in, so will this race be won in a late race restart? We’ll find out Sunday.

Tuesday look for our Top 10 Drivers by track type for Sunday’s AAA 400 from Dover.

Leave a comment

No comments yet.

Comments RSS TrackBack Identifier URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s