No matter how a player handicaps the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta, Jeff Gordon should be considered a top choice. He has a perfect record of top-10s on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year and enters the weekend with three consecutive top-10s at Atlanta.
Reed Sorenson entered this spring’s AAA 400 with a three-race streak of running at the end of a race at Dover International Speedway. He crashed on lap 204 and failed to finish.
With an average finish of 6.2 in five starts, Dover International Speedway is Kyle Larson’s best track. All but one of his starts there has ended in a top-10.
Paul Menard has scored six top-20 finishes in his last seven Dover International Speedway starts. Two of these were top-10s.
In terms of average finishes, Dover International Speedway is Austin Dillon’s second-worst track with a 26.7 in six starts.
Dakoda Armstrong (No. 28 JGL Racing Toyota) will be making his sixth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Dover International Speedway to go along with two prior starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Matt Tifft (No. 11 Toyota Tundra) has one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2015, starting 18th and finishing 19th.
Timothy Peters (No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra has recorded eight starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and has one win (2013), five top-five and six top-10 finishes.
Corey LaJoie (No. 24 youtheory Toyota) will be making his first NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Dover International Speedway.
No current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver is better at Intermediate tracks than Matt Crafton (No. 88 FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra).
Bubba Wallace will make his fifth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
Tyler Reddick (No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150) grabbed a fourth-place finish one week ago at New Hampshire and is riding that momentum into the DC Solar 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.