2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series:AdvoCare 500August 31, 2011 by Marc Jerbs

On Sunday, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series moves to Hampton, GA for the AdvoCare 500. The 7:30PM ET night race will be held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Last week, Brad Keselowski continued his hot streak by winning the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Since breaking his ankle last Aug. 3, he win at Pocono, placed second in Watkins Glen, finished third at Michigan. It was his fourth career Cup victory in his 77th race.

Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards have clinched the first four berths for the "Chase". Only seven slots are left for drivers who wish to qualify for the postseason race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series. Drivers who are in 5th to 10th place are Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon, Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart. Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin currently hold the two wild card berths up.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed four drivers that are co-favorites to win the AdvoCare 500. They are Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch. Only one of these drivers could emerge as the winner this Sunday.

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