Cup Series Preview: 2024 AdventHealth 400 (Kansas Speedway)

Kyle Larson, Denny Hamlin, and Ross Chastain display strong metrics for Kansas Speedway, supported by robust intermediate track performances, positioning them as the top contenders.

Cup Series Preview: 2024 AdventHealth 400 (Kansas Speedway)

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Kyle Larson has shown strong performance on intermediate tracks in the NextGen era, with solid metrics indicating potential success at Kansas Speedway. Over 24 similar track races, he boasts the second-best positions in both ARP (8.30) and GF Laps (5307), alongside competitive season metrics such as an AFP of 11.73 and a high cPOMS of 10.596. His track-specific performance also stands out, having an AFP of 4.00 and a strong ARP of 7.25 over 4 starts.

Denny Hamlin displays notable consistency, with an ARP of 7.83 on intermediate tracks and a high cPOMS among full-time drivers. At Kansas Speedway, his metrics show a season AFP of 14.18 and an ARP of 7.36. Combined with his similar track performance, Hamlin is positioned favorably.

Ross Chastain also merits attention with an ARP of 9.67 and strong recent performance indicators. At Kansas Speedway, his ARP is a competitive 8.72 with an AFP of 8.00 over 4 starts.

Ryan Blaney shows promise with an intermediate track ARP of 8.70 and a season ARP of 12.71. His performance at Kansas Speedway offers a comparable ARP of 9.04 and AFP of 12.25 over 4 starts, supporting expectations for a competitive run.

Christopher Bell, despite a slightly weaker Kansas-specific AFP of 13.00, holds a strong intermediate track ARP of 10.55 and season ARP of 15.97, factors indicating potential for strong performance.

William Byron's intermediate performance shows an ARP of 12.68, in line with his season ARP of 14.36. His AFP at Kansas is more favorable at 10.00, signaling potential for solid results.

Other notable mentions include Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski, each showing consistent metrics that suggest competitive runs. Logano's Kansas-specific ARP of 12.90 aligns closely with his season's 13.11, while Keselowski, despite a more varied performance, brings strategic experience to the track.

Overall data favor drivers who consistently show strong performance metrics both at Kansas and on similar intermediate tracks, with Kyle Larson, Denny Hamlin, and Ross Chastain leading the field.

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