Montoya wins the pole again

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WATKINS GLEN, NY (TheSpread) – Juan Pablo Montoya won his second consecutive pole on Saturday, and he will now run up front for the Finger Lakes 355 on Sunday.

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Montoya is now among the favorites to win, as he has 6/1 odds to win Sunday’s race. Marcos Ambrose is still the favorite with 9/2 odds while Tony Stewart also has 6/1 odds.

Montoya is just 21st in the point standings. He is 244 points out of first place. He is winless on the year with two top 10’s. Montoya has one win at Watkins Glen. His average finish at the track is 11.4 and a driver rating of 112.6, which ranks third in the series.

Ambrose is 18th in the point standings. He has no wins or top 5’s on the year. Ambrose has won one time at Watkins Glen. His average finish at the track is 2.3 while his driver rating is 118.0, which ranks second amongst current drivers. Ambrose qualified fifth for the race.

Stewart is sixth in the point standings. He has three wins and nine top 5’s on the year and is 53 points out of first place. Stewart has a total of five wins at this track. He also has an average finish of 7.1 with a driver rating of 124.8, which is the best in the series. Stewart qualified seventh in the standings.

The Finger Lakes 355 will take place Sunday, August 12 from Watkins Glen International at 1:19PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Finger Lakes 355 – 2012 Finger Lakes 355 – Watkins Glen International – Sunday, August 12, 2012

Marcos Ambrose 9/2

Juan Pablo Montoya 6/1

Tony Stewart 6/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Jimmie Johnson 7/1

Jeff Gordon 10/1

Brad Keselowski 10/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Clint Bowyer 20/1

Carl Edwards 25/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Kevin Harvick 25/1

Jamie McMurray 30/1

Denny Hamlin 40/1

Kurt Busch 40/1

Kasey Kahne 40/1

Joey Logano 40/1

Greg Biffle 40/1

Matt Kenseth 60/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 60/1

Brian Vickers 75/1

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Boris Said 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

David Gilliland 300/1

Aric Almirola 300/1

Regan Smith 300/1

Bobby Labonte 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

2 Kyle Busch (18)

3 Jimmie Johnson (48)

4 Brad Keselowski (2)

5 Marcos Ambrose (9)

6 Ryan Newman (39)

7 Tony Stewart (14)

8 Clint Bowyer (15)

9 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

10 Jamie McMurray (1)

11 Michael McDowell (98)

12 Jeff Gordon (24)

13 Regan Smith (78)

14 Joey Logano (20)

15 Greg Biffle (16)

16 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

17 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

18 Carl Edwards (99)

19 Kevin Harvick (29)

20 Kasey Kahne (5)

21 Scott Speed (195)

22 Paul Menard (27)

23 Denny Hamlin (11)

24 Matt Kenseth (17)

25 Boris Said (32)

26 Bobby Labonte (47)

27 Kurt Busch (51)

28 Jeff Burton (31)

29 Aric Almirola (43)

30 Casey Mears (13)

31 Dave Blaney (36)

32 David Ragan (34)

33 Brian Vickers (55)

34 David Gilliland (38)

35 Landon Cassill (83)

36 Joe Nemechek (87)

37 J.J. Yeley (10)

38 Josh Wise (26)

39 Stephen Leicht (33)

40 Chris Cook (119)

41 Jason Leffler (249)

42 Travis Kvapil (93)

43 Patrick Long (30)

2012 Finger Lakes 355 Information

Race Date: Sunday, August 12

Location: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: 1:19PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Road Course (90 laps)

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