Here’s a look at who the NBC Sports staff is picking to the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch. He has five wins here, more than any other track on the circuit, but none in more than six years. So he definitely is overdue, both on the 0.533-mile oval and for the 2017 season.
Kyle Larson. The top lane becomes the fastest way around and Larson leads the way.
Kyle Larson. His breakout year continues with his first short-track win in “Thunder Valley.”
Matt Kenseth. The four-time Bristol winner breaks out of the slump he’s been in to start the season and finally gives Joe Gibbs Racing its first win of the season.