Kenseth Wins Fontana Pole

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FONTANA, CA (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth will start up front for the Auto Club 400 on Sunday, as he was fastest in qualifying on Friday. Here is an updated look at the odds.

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According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Jimmie Johnson is still the favorite to win, as he has 5/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Kenseth (6/1), Kyle Busch (7/1) and Brad Keselowski (7/1).

Johnson sits fifth in the standings right now, 20 points out of first. He has one top 5 and three top 10s on the year. Johnson has five wins in California with an average finish of 5.7 at the track. His driver rating at Fontana is 119.6, which is best of any driver. Johnson will start third on Sunday.

Busch is 14th in the standings and he will start 14th on Sunday. Busch finds himself 52 points out of first in the standings. Busch has just one top 10 on the year. Busch is the defending champion of this race and a two-time winner at this track. His average finish in Fontana is 10.7, while his driver rating there is 109.2, which ranks second in the series.

Kenseth is eighth in the standings. He is 25 points out of first place and has two top 10s this season. Kenseth is a three-time winner at Auto Club Speedway. He has an average finish of 10.1 at the track and a driver rating of 105.5 there, which ranks third amongst current drivers.

Keselowski qualified second for Sunday’s race. Keselowski is the current points leader by 10 points. He has one win and three top 5s this season. Keselowski has not fared well in this race, placing 23rd last year and 18th in 2012.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

The Auto Club 400 will take place Sunday, March 23 at 3:16PM ET from Auto Club Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Auto Club 400 – 2014 Auto Club 400 – Auto Club Speedway – Sunday, March 23

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Matt Kenseth 6/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Brad Keselowski 7/1

Kevin Harvick 8/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Denny Hamlin 12/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Kasey Kahne 15/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Clint Bowyer 20/1

Tony Stewart 25/1

Kurt Busch 25/1

Greg Biffle 30/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Brian Vickers 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Kyle Larson 60/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

Ricky Stenhouse 100/1

Austin Dillon 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 200/1

Aric Almirola 300/1

Danica Patrick 500/1

Justin Allgaier 500/1

Casey Mears 500/1

AJ Allmendinger 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 300/1

Qualifying Results

1. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 187.315 mph.

2. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 187.105.

3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 186.935.

4. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 186.901.

5. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 186.461.

6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 186.384.

7. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 186.273.

8. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 186.013.

9. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 185.878.

10. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 185.792.

11. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 185.773.

12. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 185.725.

13. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 185.323.

14. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 185.314.

15. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 185.29.

16. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 185.209.

17. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 185.166.

18. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 184.715.

19. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 184.521.

20. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 183.96.

21. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 183.955.

22. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 183.861.

23. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 183.491.

24. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 185.095.

25. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 184.525.

26. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 184.322.

27. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 184.299.

28. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 183.983.

29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 183.922.

30. (27) Matt Crafton, Chevrolet, 183.641.

31. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 183.58.

32. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 182.918.

33. (35) David Reutimann, Ford, 182.219.

34. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 181.525.

35. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 181.507.

36. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 181.365.

37. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

38. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, Owner Points.

40. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, Owner Points.

41. (34) David Ragan, Ford, Owner Points.

42. (66) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points.

43. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

2014 Auto Club 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, March 23

Location: Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA

Pre-Race: 2PM ET

Green Flag: 3:16PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Track Type: Speedway (200 laps)

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