The Big 3 will look to continue their dominance as NASCAR heads to the next road-course race of the season: the GoBowling at the Glen 220.
While Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. are the favorites once more, on this 2.45-mile monitor at Watkins Glen there are bound to be a few drivers, that you might not anticipate, threatening the leaders.
AJ Allmendinger has only two top-10 finishes this season, but with four top-10s in his last five races at the Glen including a win in 2014, he’ll be at or near the top all day long as his aggressive nature plays nicely on those road courses – even when Watkins Glen isn’t as technically challenging as Sonoma.
Denny Hamlin may not be quite the exact same type of sleeper pick as Allmendinger, but with five top-10 finishes – including four in the top 5 in his past five road-course races – the 37-year-old needs to be optimistic he could grab his first win of this year in New York on Sunday.
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