The NASCAR driver with the highest popularity in Arizona.

Most Popular NASCAR Driver in Arizona
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Each year, the Daytona 500 attracts millions of viewers across America as the NASCAR series kicks off its regular season on the Atlantic coast.

Sports bettors in Arizona can anticipate the start of the NASCAR calendar, with the series making its way to the Valley for the Shriners Children’s 500 race at Phoenix International Raceway on March 10th.

The fourth race on the 2024 circuit schedule in Arizona presents a fantastic chance for local race fans to fully immerse themselves in the sport as it launches into another exciting season.

Leading up to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series and the highly anticipated Daytona 500, examined Google Trends data from the previous year (Feb. 7, 2023 to Feb. 7, 2024) to determine the most searched NASCAR driver in Arizona. The analysis included both full-time and part-time drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series.

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Top NASCAR Drivers in Majority of States in 2024

Driver No. of States
Chase Elliott 8
Kyle Larson 8
Kyle Busch 7
Bubba Wallace 5
Jimmie Johnson 4
Kevin Harvick 3
Martin Truex Jr. 3
Ryan Preece 3

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Denny Hamlin ranked as the most popular NASCAR driver in Arizona.

Denny Hamlin, the beloved NASCAR driver hailing from Tampa, Florida, has claimed victory in 51 out of 650 races. He is a member of Joe Gibbs Racing and is also a co-owner of 23XI Racing alongside the legendary Michael Jordan. In 2024, he was honored with the title of Arizona’s top driver.

Hamlin was the favorite driver in two states, including South Carolina. However, he trailed behind national leaders Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson, who were the top picks in eight states each.

Hamlin’s primary goal is to claim victory at Daytona on Feb. 18, although he would also be satisfied with a win in Phoenix in mid-March.

Hamlin is considered one of the top contenders at Daytona in the Arizona betting apps, with +1200 odds, tying him as a co-favorite with Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano. He is also ranked fourth in the NASCAR Cup Series Championship odds at +800.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has spent seven years reporting on sports and sports betting in Arizona, with previous roles at, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. Currently, he is the lead writer at

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