Daytona 500: Odds, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch for 2019 race
Since the Daytona 500 will take place on 21, the Cup Series race of this year is going to start.
Coming into this season you’ll find a couple questions that need to be answered early. Will the Big 3 of Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. more dominate the winner’s circle? And second, are these young drivers start to usher this sport into a new age?
It’s going to be hard to tell with just one race but there is a critical chance for a young gun to step up and take home the Daytona name, as it is one of the hardest races to forecast on year.
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For now, we are likely to stay conservative with our pick because we’ll choose Joey Logano who is coming off of the first Cup Series title and has finished in the top 10 in 40 percent of his career races at Daytona. In addition, he has five top-5 finishes and a win (2015).
The Daytona 500 can be seen Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on Fox.
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