Shelby American Odds

The 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday for the 2010 Shelby American.

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Coming off his first win of the season, the defending Sprint Cup champion, Jimmie Johnson, is again favored to win this week’s race.

Johnson is a 9/2 favorite to win the race according to odds makers at the online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com. Other short odds to win are Mark Martin (7/1), Kyle Busch (8/1), Jeff Gordon (10/1), Tony Stewart (12/1), and Denny Hamlin (12/1).

Johnson won this race in 2005, 2006, and 2007. He had four top 10’s in his career at this track with an average finish of 11.1. His driver rating is tops of any active driver at 113.6.

Martin won this event in 1998, his only career win on this track. He does hold nine top 10’s in his career and has an average finish of 13.5. His driver rating at Las Vegas is 94.9, which ranks sixth in the series.

Busch is the defending champion of this event and he holds two pole victories and four top 10’s at Las Vegas in his short career. His average finish is 11.2 and his driver rating is 109.4, which ranks third.

Gordon won this event in 2001. He holds six top 10’s in his career at this track with an average finish of 12.8. His driver rating is 92.3, which ranks eighth.

Stewart has not won on this track but hold four top 5’s and six top 10’s. His average finish is 15.5 and his driver rating is 93.5, which ranks seventh amongst active drivers.

Hamlin has one top 5 and three top 10’s in Las Vegas, but doesn’t have a victory. He has an average finish of 11.0 and his driver rating is 81.7, which is 12th best in the series.

The Shelby American will take place Sunday, Feb. 28 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway at 5PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Shelby American – 2010 Shelby American Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Feb. 23, 2010

Jimmie Johnson 9/2    

Mark Martin 7/1    

Kyle Busch 8/1    

Jeff Gordon 10/1    

Tony Stewart 12/1    

Denny Hamlin 12/1    

Greg Biffle 15/1     

Jeff Burton 15/1    

Kevin Harvick 15/1    

Clint Bowyer 15/1    

Juan Pablo Montoya 15/1    

Kurt Busch 18/1    

Carl Edwards 18/1    

Matt Kenseth 20/1    

Brian Vickers 25/1    

Kasey Kahne 25/1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr 30/1    

Ryan Newman 30/1    

Joey Logano 40/1    

Martin Truex Jr 60/1    

Jamie McMurray 60/1    

David Reutimann 60/1    

David Ragan 75/1    

Brad Keselowski 100/1    

Marcos Ambrose 100/1    

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1    

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1    

AJ Allmendinger 200/1    

Elliott Sadler 300/1    

Scott Speed 300/1    

Regan Smith 500/1    

Travis Kvapil 500/1    

Bobby Labonte 500/1    

Paul Menard 500/1   

2010 Shelby American Information

Race Date: Sunday, Feb. 28

Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev.

Pre-Race: 2PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 3:16PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (267 laps)

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Posted: 2/23/10 3:37PM ET

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