Busch wins the pole

2011 NASCAR sprint cup qualying odds stp 400

KANSAS CITY, KS (TheSpread) – Kurt Busch found himself leading the pack for Sunday’s NASCAR STP 400 after he won the pole in Saturday afternoon’s qualifying session.

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According to oddsmakers at online sports book Bodog Carl Edwards is the favorite to win the race with 9/2 odds to win while other shorts odds to win are Kyle Busch (6/1) and Greg Biffle (9/1).

Edwards will start seventh on Sunday. Edwards is winless at this track and he has an average finish of 12.3 while his driver rating at Kansas is 94.8. Edwards is leading the point standings by 36 points. He had one win and six top 5’s on the year.

Busch ended up qualifying third for the race. He is winless at Kansas and also doesn’t have a top 5 in any of his seven appearances there. Busch has an average finish of 23.9 at the track while his driver rating is 74.9. Busch sits fifth in the standings. He has two wins and six top 5’s on the year, but also has three DNF’s.

Biffle will start from the 14th position. Biffle has two wins in his career at Kansas with a series-best driver rating of 122.6 and an average finish of 8.1. Biffle is 11th in the point standings. He has one top 5 on the year.

The STP 400 will take place Sunday, June 5 from Kansas Speedway at 1:16PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the STP 400 – 2011 STP 400 – Kansas Speedway – Sunday, June 5, 2011

Carl Edwards 9/2

Kyle Busch 6/1

Greg Biffle 9/1

Kevin Harvick 10/1

Tony Stewart 10/1

Jimmie Johnson 12/1

Matt Kenseth 12/1

Denny Hamlin 12/1

Kurt Busch 15/1

Joey Logano 18/1

Brian Vickers 18/1

Jeff Gordon 20/1

Juan Montoya 20/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 25/1

Kasey Kahne 25/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Jamie McMurray 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Jeff Burton 35/1

Clint Bowyer 40/1

Mark Martin 40/1

David Ragan 50/1

Paul Menard 60/1

Marcos Ambrose 75/1

David Reutimann 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Regan Smith 100/1

Brad Keselowski 100/1

Bobby Labonte 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 300/1

Qualifying Results

1 Kurt Busch (22)

2 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

3 Kyle Busch (18)

4 Brian Vickers (83)

5 Joey Logano (20)

6 Jamie McMurray (1)

7 Carl Edwards (99)

8 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

9 Paul Menard (27)

10 Kevin Harvick (29)

11 Regan Smith (78)

12 Ryan Newman (39)

13 Tony Stewart (14)

14 Greg Biffle (16)

15 Denny Hamlin (11)

16 Jeff Burton (31)

17 Kasey Kahne (4)

18 Mark Martin (5)

19 David Ragan (6)

20 Bobby Labonte (47)

21 Matt Kenseth (17)

22 Jeff Gordon (24)

23 David Reutimann (00)

24 Landon Cassill (51)

25 Brad Keselowski (2)

26 A J Allmendinger (43)

27 Clint Bowyer (33)

28 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

29 David Stremme (30)

30 Travis Kvapil (38)

31 Jimmie Johnson (48)

32 J.J. Yeley (46)

33 Casey Mears (13)

34 Joe Nemechek (87)

35 Marcos Ambrose (9)

36 Scott Riggs (181)

37 Michael McDowell (66)

38 David Gilliland (34)

39 Andy Lally (71)

40 Mike Skinner (60)

41 Tony Raines (37)

42 T.J. Bell (150)

43 Patrick Carpentier (32)

44 Johnny Sauter (7) DNQ

45 Dave Blaney (36) DNQ

2011 STP 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, June 5, 2011

Location: Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:16PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (267 laps)

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