On Wednesday’s edition of NASCAR AMERICA, studio hosts Carolyn Manno and Kyle Petty put the Coca-Cola 600 in the rearview and start looking ahead to Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Among segments on Wednesday’s show:
* Turning the page to Dover – with track animations and race breakdown
* Kelli Stavast talks with Chad Knaus, crew chief of the Coca-Cola 600-winning No. 48 Chevrolet at the sprawling Hendrick Motorsports complex
* Jeff Burton reports from NASCAR testing in Pocono
* NASCAR Future Star feature: The growth and quick rise of Kyle Larson
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Several members of the NBC Sports motorsports staff have made their predictions on who will win Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500.
Of the six voters, two are going with 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series champ Josef Newgarden, while two others are going with Helio Castroneves to win a fourth 500, which would tie him with A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears.
Here’s our picks. Who are YOU picking?
Leigh Diffey: Helio Castroneves — He drives the place better than anyone else. For me (for what its worth) he deserves a fourth 500 ring for the frustration he went through never getting the IndyCar title!
Townsend Bell: Josef Newgarden
Nate Ryan: Simon Pagenaud — All of his 2018 misfortune on the track has disappeared in May, and it culminates in the biggest victory of his career.
Jerry Bonkowski: Helio Castroneves – There’s no pressure as he pursues his fourth Indy 500 win. All Helio has to do, as late NFL owner Al Davis would say, is “Just win, baby!” (But if Helio falls short, watch for Marco Andretti)
Kyle Lavigne: Josef Newgarden — I think he has everything he needs to get it done this year.
Dan Beaver: Robert Wickens – Has driven like anything except a rookie and his second-place finish at Phoenix proves he’s just as good on an oval as the road courses.
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