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NASCAR Betting 101: How to Refine Your NASCAR Betting Strategy

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Thanks to technology, punters can bet on their favorite sports whenever they feel lucky. What’s more, since the online sports betting ban is being lifted in the US, you can now bet on NASCAR. If you have never tried your luck at it, you are in great company.

In this post we take a look at how you can get started and develop a failsafe betting strategy that will up your game when betting on NASCAR.

#1: Bet on More than One Driver

What makes NASCAR betting so exciting is the fact that you are not limited to betting on one of two teams. Instead, you can bet on multiple drivers increasing the odds of winning. Be sure to keep an eye on strong drivers and have your bets staggered between them.

#2: Be in the Know

As with any sports betting, you need to be aware of what’s been going on during the season, and pay particular attention to which legal betting options you have in your state, shown here: Keep your eye on news and take note of any noteworthy wins, losses or changes. This will ultimately help your strategy and ensure you make informed bets.

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#3: Keep an Eye on Team Dynamics

Yes, there are individual drivers, but these drivers usually have teammates who take to the track alongside them. You should be aware of each team’s strengths and weaknesses, as this will greatly influence your bets. If a team has one weak teammate, it could influence their performance.

#4: Take Tracks into Account

Keep in mind that every track is not the same, and that not every driver has the same set of driving skills. It is of utmost importance to know how each driver performs on specific tracks and specific type of tracks as this will influence your betting strategy.

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#5: Championship Implications are Important

This is not the case at the beginning of the season, but as time goes by, you need to be aware of championship implications. This will give you a better idea of how a driver or team might perform during playoffs or closer to the championship.

As you can see, betting on NASCAR is a bit of a science mixed with loads of fun. If you follow some of these great strategies, you should do just fine when you start betting on NASCAR. Remember to keep your cool and have fun. That’s what it’s all about.

The Top 5 NASCAR Drivers of All Time

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While there are loads of impressive drivers out there, only a few have the magic to win over dozens of fans. There are also a lot of adrenaline-pumping stories to be told, and drivers who seem to have been born with a natural talent to race and conquer.

Join us as we take a closer look at some of the best drivers in NASCAR history. In this post, we share our interpretation of the who’s who in the world of NASCAR.

1. Richard Petty

Who else could we feature at the number one position than the King himself? Richard ‘The King’ Petty has won the most races and championships in the history of NASCAR. Petty boasts a total of 200 wins and seven championships making him the ultimate driver.

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2. Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Also known as ‘the Intimidator’, no driver wanted to be on the track seeing Dale creeping up on him. Earnhardt was a fearless driver who won a staggering 76 races in Sprint Cup competition. Most fans believe that Earnhardt was NASCAR’s biggest start at the time of his untimely death.

3. David Pearson

Next up, we’ve got none other than ‘the Kin’s’ biggest rival. The rivalry between David Pearson and Richard Petty was known as the greatest rivalry in the history of NASCAR. David won a total of 105 races and three championships. Pearson and Petty went bumper-to-bumper in the most of their races.

4. Jimmie Johnson

Known by his amazing climb to the top from being a rookie, Johnson is the only NASCAR driver who pulled off five consecutive championship wins. Add to that the fact that he’s held the title of Driver of the Year five times, clearly Jimmie Johnson deserves a spot on this list.

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5. Jeff Gordon

While racing for Hendrick Motorsports Jeff Gordon has won many races. He has even been dubbed the ‘Wonder Boy’ by Dale Earnhardt Sr. and for good reason too. With more than 91 wins and four championship titles, Jeff Gordon is one of NASCAR’s greatest drivers to date.

And that concludes our countdown of the very best drivers in the history of NASCAR. The drivers featured on the list have impressed fans and fellow drivers alike, breaking records and going fast. Which of these drivers do you reckon is the best of the best?

Most Memorable Marvin Panch Moments in NASCAR

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Join us as we take a walk down memory lane and look at some of the great Marvin Panch NASCAR moments during his career. Sadly, Panch passed away in 2015, but his legend lives on through all the petrol heads and NASCAR enthusiasts out there.

Are you ready to reminisce and look back on some of those memorable moments in NASCAR history? Let’s get started!

Sunday 9th October 1955

Panch was the runner-up in this thrilling race against some of the great drivers of that time. Speedy Thompson came out tops, with Jimmy Massey reaching third and Tim Flock fourth place. Thompson had beat Marvin with only three quarters of a lap.

Sunday 14th July 1957

In this nail-biting race at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway’s 1.5-mile dirt track Panch came out tops. Panch led the final nine laps after opponent Jack Smith had to retire due to engine failure. Bill Amick joined Panch on the podium at second place, with Fireball Roberts taking third place.

Sunday 26th February 1961

In this amazing feat Marvin beat the odds and won first place at the Daytona 500. Panch was almost a lap behind his teammate, Fireball Roberts when Roberts fell out with 13 laps left. Panch clinched the deal with 16 seconds ahead of Joe Weatherley, and Paul Goldsmith came in third place.

Friday 1st May 1964

At the Savannah 200 Lee Roy Yarbrough had his first victory, with Panch coming in at a close second. Jimmy Pardue had been in the lead, until his Burton-Robinson Plymouth’s rear end failed in the 137th lap. Yarbrough won the race with one lap ahead of Panch.

Sunday 22nd May 1966

This marked Panch’s 17th career win, as well as his final race before he retired. Even though teammate Richard Petty took over after Panch exited due to a niggling race injury, Panch was still credited for the win. G.C. Spencer came in second place with Don White in third.

And that’s a wrap! We hope you enjoyed our rendition of some of the greatest moments in Marvin Panch’s career. Are there any other races that you can recollect that should be featured on our list? Give us a shout and contact our team if you want to share some inputs!