Kahne wins the pole

Kasey Kahne was the fastest in qualifying for Sunday’s Carfax 400 and he will start up front from Michigan International Speedway.

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Jimmie Johnson qualified second and is considered the favorite to win the event and has been given 3/1 odds to win according to oddsmakers at the online sports book SBGGLOBAL. Other short odds to win are Kahne (7/1), Tony Stewart (8/1).

Johnson has never won this event or on this track, but he does have two top 5’s in his career. His average finish is 15.4 and his driver rating at MIS is 110.7. Johnson sits fifth in the point standings, 328 behind Kevin Harvick. Johnson has five wins on the year.

Kahne has one win on this track and has an average finish of 15.2 and a driver rating of 84.9. He currently sits 17th in points. Kahne is winless on the year with five top 5’s.

Stewart also has one win in his career at MIS. His average finish is 12.1 and his driver rating is 95.7. Stewart qualified fourth for Sunday’s race. Stewart is winless on the year with six top 5’s. He is currently eight in the standings.

Carl Edwards has the top driver rating at this track. Edwards’ rating is 111.2 and he also has an average finish of 6.6. Edwards has 12/1 odds to win and he qualified 24th for the race.

The Carfax 400 will take place Sunday, August 15 from Michigan International Speedway at 1:16PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Carfax 400 – 2010 Carfax 400 – Michigan International Speedway – August 15, 2010

Jimmie Johnson 3/1

Kasey Kahne 7/1

Tony Stewart 8/1

Clint Bowyer 12/1

Kurt Busch 12/1

Greg Biffle 12/1

Kevin Harvick 12/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Matt Kenseth 15/1

Jeff Burton 15/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Kyle Busch 15/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 18/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Mark Martin 30/1

Jamie McMurray 40/1

David Reutimann 40/1

Joey Logano 50/1

Ryan Newman 50/1

AJ Allmendinger 60/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 75/1

Reed Sorenson 100/1

David Ragan 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Elliott Sadler 100/1

Regan Smith 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Scott Speed 100/1

Bobby Labonte 100/1

Travis Kvapil 100/1

Brad Keselowski 100/1

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1 Kasey Kahne (9)

2 Jimmie Johnson (48)

3 Clint Bowyer (33)

4 Tony Stewart (14)

5 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

6 Greg Biffle (16)

7 Matt Kenseth (17)

8 Kevin Harvick (29)

9 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

10 Paul Menard (98)

11 Jeff Burton (31)

12 Mark Martin (5)

13 Kurt Busch (2)

14 David Reutimann (00)

15 Landon Cassill (09)

16 A J Allmendinger (43)

17 Ryan Newman (39)

18 Kyle Busch (18)

19 Jamie McMurray (1)

20 Regan Smith (78)

21 Max Papis (13)

22 Joe Nemechek (87)

23 Elliott Sadler (19)

24 Carl Edwards (99)

25 Patrick Carpentier (26)

26 Brad Keselowski (12)

27 Joey Logano (20)

28 Sam Hornish Jr. (77)

29 David Ragan (6)

30 Bill Elliott (21)

31 Scott Speed (82)

32 Travis Kvapil (38)

33 Denny Hamlin (11)

34 Reed Sorenson (83)

35 Robby Gordon (207)

36 Jeff Gordon (24)

37 Marcos Ambrose (47)

38 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

39 Tony Raines (34)

40 Bobby Labonte (71)

41 P.J. Jones (7)

42 David Gilliland (37)

43 Michael McDowell (55)

44 Mike Bliss (132) DNQ

45 J.J. Yeley (46) DNQ

46 Scott Riggs (66) DNQ

47 Casey Mears (36) DNQ

2010 Carfax 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, August 15

Location: Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich.

Pre-Race: Noon ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:19PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (200 laps)

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Posted: 8/13/10 8:53PM ET

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