NASCAR gets back to road racing this week as the Cup Series heads to Watkins Glen International Speedway for the 22nd race of the season.
Denny Hamlin is coming off of his third win of the year and second top-2 finish in a row, but he’ll have stiff competition this week in New York as Chase Elliott is the defending champion, Martin Truex Jr. has a great recent history at the track and Kyle Busch is always good on road courses.
This 3.4-mile track is a significantly less technical one than Sonoma, but it presents challenges of its own and higher speeds as well.
With five races left until the playoffs begin, Erik Jones, Kyle Larson, William Byron and Clint Bowyer all sit on the bubble as they continue to look for their first wins of the year.
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