The Atlanta Motor Speedway’s new Labor Day Weekend tradition enters it’s second year with last years winner, Kasey Kahne a 10-1 shot to repeat. The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook posted odds on the September 5th race, featuring surprises including Juan Pablo Montoya at 12-1.
The second Atlanta race was once held as the last race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season but now it is a Labor Day Weekend celebration. Labor Day in Atlanta is much hotter in September and it will now favor drivers that love to ride by the seat of their pants and hang their back ends out. In other words, drivers that know how to drive with a loose set up now become instant favorites.
Carl Edwards at 12-1 is the Best Bet to Win Atlanta Emory Heallthcare 500
It has not been that long since Carl Edwards won nine races in one season, including the Atlanta race in 2008. Edwards returns to a track that he has dominated in his career. He knows how to set his car up on the razor’s edge and is not afraid to run the high groove at Atlanta.
Another key that favors Edwards is the continuing success of FR-9 Ford racing engine. Atlanta can blow up the best engines and that is a possibility with Edwards engine in this race. At 12-1 Carl Edwards is the best bet to win the Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500.
Tony Stewart is 12-1 and is the 2nd Best Bet to Win Emory Healthcare 500
It has been a long winless season for Tony Stewart in the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Stewart has won as a car owner this season when Ryan Newman won at Phoenix earlier this season. As the season draws closer to the NASCAR Chase, Stewart is beginning to feel pressure to get at least 10 bonus points before the Chase begins in a few short weeks. Take Stewart at 12-1 as a second win bet in the Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500.
Clint Bowyer at 20-1 is a Solid 3rd Choice to Win Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500
Clint Bowyer is a teammate to Kevin Harvick with Richard Childress Racing. Why is this a significant fact? Harvick is awesome in NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Atlanta on both dates and he could help his teammate Bowyer place himself firmly in the NASCAR Chase with a solid performance or possibly a win. Take Bowyer at 20-1 as a third choice to win the Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500.
Long Shot Pick to Win Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500: Dale Earnhardt Jr at 50-1
Dale Earnhardt Jr is 50-1 in the Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500 and he could be a great value in this race as a long shot cover bet. Dale Earnhardt Jr is a driver that was once the master of riding high and driving a loose race car. If Dale Earnhardt Jr can get his swagger back at Atlanta he will be a great long shot pick at 50-1 to win the Emory Healthcare 500.
Las Vegas Hilton Superbook Odds to Win Atlanta Emory Healthcare 500