The Big 3 will appear to continue their dominance as NASCAR heads into the next road-course race of the year: the GoBowling in the Glen 220.
While Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. are the favorites once more, on this 2.45-mile track at Watkins Glen there are certain to be a couple of drivers, that one might not anticipate, threatening the leaders.
AJ Allmendinger has just two top-10 finishes this season, however using four top-10s in his last five races at the Glen such as a win in 2014, he’ll be at or near the top all day long as his competitive nature plays nicely on those street courses – even when Watkins Glen is not as technically challenging as Sonoma.
Denny Hamlin may not be quite the same sort of sleeper selection as Allmendinger, however with five top-10 finishes – including four in the top 5 in his last five road-course races – that the 37-year-old needs to be optimistic that he could catch his first win of this year in New York on Sunday.
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