Harvick wins the Brickyard pole

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard. He is now the favorite to win the race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Harvick now has 7/2 odds to win while Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski each have 4/1 odds and Jeff Gordon comes in with 7/1 odds

Harvick is 13th in the point standings, 142 points out of first. Harvick has two wins and five top 5s this year. Harvick has one win at Indy with an average finish of 10.9. His driver rating at this track is 90.2, which ranks seventh.

Johnson is fifth in the point standings, 72 points out of first. He has three wins and six top 5s on the season. Johnson is a four-time winner at the Brickyard. His average finish here is 15.6, while his driver rating is 109.8, which is tops for any driver. Johnson will start 11th on Sunday.

Keselowski is third in the standings, 36 points out of first. He also has three wins this year to go with nine top 5s. Keselowski has never won at Indy, but has a pair of top 10s. His best finish at the track is 9th. Keselowski comes in hot, having won two of the last three races. Keselowski qualified third for this race.

Gordon is the points leader by 12. He has one win and six top 5s on the year. Gordon is a four-time winner at the Brickyard and he has an average finish of 8.8 at the track. Gordon’s driver rating there is 102.0, which ranks third in the series. Gordon will begin from the second position.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

The John Wayne Walding 400 will take place Sunday, July 27 at 1:20PM ET from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the John Wayne Walding 400 – 2014 John Wayne Walding 400 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Sunday, July 27

Kevin Harvick 7/2

Jimmie Johnson 4/1

Brad Keselowski 4/1

Jeff Gordon 7/1

Tony Stewart 10/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Kasey Kahne 15/1

Matt Kenseth 18/1

Kyle Busch 18/1

Kurt Busch 18/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 18/1

Ryan Newman 18/1

Juan Montoya 25/1

Kyle Larson 25/1

Denny Hamlin 30/1

Brian Vickers 35/1

Clint Bowyer 35/1

Carl Edwards 50/1

Jamie McMurray 60/1

Paul Menard 60/1

Greg Biffle 100/1

Austin Dillon 200/1

Martin Truex Jr 200/1

Danica Patrick 300/1

Ricky Stenhouse 300/1

Aric Almirola 500/1

Marcos Ambrose 500/1

AJ Allmendinger 500/1

Trevor Bayne 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 150/1

Qualifying Results

1. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 188.47 mph.

2. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 187.77.

3. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 186.893.

4. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 186.765.

5. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 186.455.

6. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 186.193.

7. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 185.943.

8. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Ford, 185.924.

9. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 185.828.

10. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 185.705.

11. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 185.468.

12. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 184.991.

13. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 185.468.

14. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 185.391.

15. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 185.254.

16. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 185.128.

17. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 185.048.

18. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 184.991.

19. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 184.9.

20. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 184.869.

21. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 184.74.

22. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 184.426.

23. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 183.887.

24. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 183.61.

25. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 184.449.

26. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 183.726.

27. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 183.692.

28. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 183.565.

29. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 183.539.

30. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 182.867.

31. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 182.656.

32. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 182.574.

33. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 182.245.

34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 182.072.

35. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 181.866.

36. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 181.815.

37. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, owner points.

38. (34) David Ragan, Ford, owner points.

39. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, owner points.

40. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, owner points.

41. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, owner points.

42. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, owner points.

43. (37) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, past champion.

Failed to Qualify

44. (66) Brett Moffitt, Toyota, 181.335.

45. (33) David Stremme, Chevrolet, 179.548.

46. (29) Matt Crafton, Toyota, 178.07.

2014 John Wayne Walding 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, July 27

Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Indianapolis, IN

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: 1:20PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (160 laps)

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