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NASCAR 2023 Picks: NASCAR All-Star Race Predictions, Preview, and Odds (May 21)

By · May 17, 2023
  • NASCAR All-Star Race 2023 takes place at North Wilkesboro Speedway this weekend
  • Kyle Larson heads the betting to claim victory this weekend

There is a break in the NASCAR action this weekend, as the competitive action is paused. But, there is a thrilling weekend in prospect for fans, as the NASCAR All-Star Race 2023 will be staged at North Wilkesboro Speedway.


Schedule and How To Watch

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Carolina   
  • How To Watch: FS1

NASCAR All-Star Race Odds

DriverOdds
Kyle Larson+700
William Byron+700
Kevin Harvick+700
Christopher Bell+900
Ross Chastain+1000
Kyle Busch+1000
Martin Truex Jr+1000
Joey Logano+1000

Latest NASCAR All-Star odds taken from an offshore side. Check back to see the latest Vegas Odds.


Event Preview

There is a slight pause in the competitive NASCAR Cup Series action this weekend, as the NASCAR All-Star Race takes center stage at North Wilkesboro Speedway. There will be no championship points up for grabs this weekend, but it will still be a hugely competitive affair in North Carolina.

The All-Star race has been a regular part of the NASCAR schedule since being introduced in 1985, where it was formerly known as The Winston. Drivers that are able to take part are made up of previous race winners, series champions, and drivers that were voted into the race as part of the fans’ vote.

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Kyle Larson has an excellent record in the event, as he has landed victory on two previous occasions. His most recent success came back in 2021, when the race was staged at Texas Motor Speedway. However, last season’s winner was Ryan Blaney, who claimed a dramatic success after the longest edition of the All-Star Race.

Ross Chastain could have a leading chance this weekend, as the current leader in the Drivers’ Championship looks for a first victory this season. Despite sitting top of the standings, he is yet to land victory this term. However, he has finished on the podium on three previous occasions, with his best result coming when second in the Wurth 400.


NASCAR 2023: NASCAR All-Star Race Predictions

It should be a thrilling edition of the All-Star Race this weekend, and it has been an event that has thrown up surprises throughout history. Therefore, a chance will be taken on the incredibly consistent Ricky Stenhouse Jr. He won the opening race of the season, and has finished in the top 20 in all but two of the races this term.

Free Pick:

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