Busch to lead the All-Star race

2011 sprint all-star race odds kyle busch

CONCORD, NC (TheSpread) – Kyle Busch will start up front for the 2011 Sprint All-Star race as he finished up front in qualifying on Friday night.

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According to oddsmakers at online sports book Busch is now the favorite to win the exhibition race, as he has 9/2 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Carl Edwards (5/1) and Jimmie Johnson (8/1).

These three are the top three drivers in the current standings. Edwards has the lead while Johnson is 24 points back and Busch is 37 points back. All have won at least one race this season, while Busch has two victories.

Kyle Busch has an average running position of 7.7 in the All-Star while his driver rating is 104.6, which is the second-best of any driver in the series.

Edwards has not done well in the All-Star as he is not statistically amongst the best drivers in this race. Edwards hasn’t finished in the top 10 in is last three races at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Edwards will start fourth on Saturday night.

Johnson is the only one of the three to win this event, as he won in 2003 and 2006. His average running position at the race is 5.5 while his driver rating in this race is 112.8, best of any driver. Johnson will start 11th on Saturday night.

The Sprint All-Star Race will take place Saturday, May 21 from Charlotte Motor Speedway at 9PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Sprint All-Star Race – 2011 Sprint All-Star Race – Charlotte Motor Speedway – Saturday, May 21, 2011

Kyle Busch 9/2

Carl Edwards 5/1

Jimmie Johnson 8/1

Greg Biffle 9/1

Clint Bowyer 10/1

Tony Stewart 10/1

Matt Kenseth 15/1

Kevin Harvick 15/1

Jeff Gordon 18/1

Mark Martin 20/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 20/1

Kurt Busch 20/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 25/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Jamie McMurray 25/1

David Reutimann 40/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 12/1

Qualifying Results

1 Kyle Busch (18)

2 Clint Bowyer (33)

3 Greg Biffle (16)

4 Carl Edwards (99)

5 Mark Martin (25)

6 Tony Stewart (14)

7 Kasey Kahne (4)

8 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

9 Jamie McMurray (1)

10 Ryan Newman (39)

11 Jimmie Johnson (48)

12 Jeff Gordon (24)

13 Matt Kenseth (17)

14 Kevin Harvick (29)

15 Denny Hamlin (11)

16 Kurt Busch (22)

17 Regan Smith (78)

18 David Reutimann (00)

2011 Sprint All-Star Race Information

Race Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

Pre-Race: 6:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 9PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Radio Coverage: SPEED

Track Type: Oval (100 laps)

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