Martin Wins Pole

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its field set for Sunday’s Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and updated odds now show Tony Stewart as the pre-race favorite.

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Stewart is the favorite at 4/1 odds to win the event according to online sportsbook SPORTSBETTING, while other short odds for take the checker flag are Jeff Gordon (5/1), Jimmie Johnson (5/1), and pole winner Mark Martin (6/1).

Stewart is a two-time winner at the Brickyard, taking the 2007 and 2005 titles. Stewart qualified seventh for Sunday’s race, which should help him retain his lead in the Sprint Cup standings.

Gordon will start 22nd in the race while Johnson qualified 16th. Johnson won the 2008 Allstate 400 while Gordon is a four-time winner in Indianapolis.

Martin is coming off a win in the last Sprint Cup race two weeks ago, and his hot streak continued Saturday, as he won his third pole of the season. Martin has won four races this season and is 11th in the points standings, just inside the Chase for the Championship with seven races remaining.

The Allstate 400 at the Brickyard takes place Sunday, July 26 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 2 p.m. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Allstate 400 – 2009 Allstate 400 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – July 25, 2009

Tony Stewart  4 - 1    

Jeff Gordon  5 - 1    

Jimmie Johnson  5 - 1    

Mark Martin  6 - 1    

Carl Edwards  7 - 1    

Kyle Busch  8 - 1    

Juan Pablo Montoya  8 - 1    

Matt Kenseth  10 - 1    

Kasey Kahne  10 - 1    

Greg Biffle  11 - 1    

Kurt Busch  12 - 1    

Denny Hamlin  12 - 1    

Ryan Newman  15 - 1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr  22 - 1    

Sam Hornish Jr  25 - 1    

Brian Vickers  25 - 1    

Joey Logano  25 - 1    

Clint Bowyer  33 - 1    

David Reutimann  33 - 1    

Kevin Harvick  35 - 1    

Jeff Burton  40 - 1         

Jamie McMurray  45 - 1    

Martin Truex Jr  50 - 1    

David Ragan  50 - 1    

Bobby Labonte  70 - 1    

AJ Allmendinger  100 - 1    

Scott Speed  100 - 1    

Paul Menard  100 - 1    

Reed Sorrenson  100 - 1    

Michael Waltrip  100 - 1    

Casey Mears  150 - 1    

Elliott Sadler  150 - 1    

David Stremme  250 - 1  

Field (Any Other Driver)  40 – 1

2009 NASCAR Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Information

Race Date: Sunday, July 26

Location: Indianapolis, Ind.

Pre-Race: 1:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 2:19 p.m.

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (160 laps)

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Posted: 7/25/09 7:22PM ET

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