The Big 3 will appear to continue their dominance as NASCAR heads to the second road-course race of the year: the GoBowling at the Glen 220.

Even though Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. are the favorites once more, on this 2.45-mile monitor at Watkins Glen there are bound to be a couple of drivers, which one might not expect, threatening the leaders.

AJ Allmendinger has only two top-10 finishes this season, but using four top-10s in his last five races at the Glen such as a triumph in 2014, he’ll be at or near the top all day long as his aggressive nature plays nicely on those road courses – even if Watkins Glen isn’t as technically challenging as Sonoma.

Denny Hamlin might not be the exact same type of sleeper selection as Allmendinger, but with five top-10 finishes – including four in the top 5 in his last five road-course races – the 37-year-old has to be optimistic that he can grab his first win of the season in New York on Sunday.

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