Rock & Roll 400 Odds

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hosts its final race prior to the Chase for the Championship on Saturday night with the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 from Richmond International Raceway.

A handful of drivers are still battling for a spot in the Chase for the Championship, so Saturday’s race will be very competitive. Jimmie Johnson, who is locked into the 10-race playoffs by sitting in third in the Sprint Cup standings, is the pre-race favorite to win on Saturday.

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Johnson is a 5/1 favorite to win the race according to oddsmakers at the online sports book Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (6/1), Tony Stewart (7/1), Denny Hamlin (7/1), and Mark Martin (7/1).

Johnson is the two-time defending champion of the race and is a three-time winner in 2009. Johnson has a spot in the playoffs is already set.

Busch sits 14th in the standings, 37 points behind Matt Kenseth for the final spot in NASCAR’s postseason. Busch needs a strong finish on Saturday in order to compete for the Sprint Cup Championship starting next weekend. Busch has four wins in 2009, but has been inconsistent, finishing outside the top 10 in six of his last eight races.

Stewart is also locked into the postseason, as he leads the Sprint Cup standings by 237 points over Jeff Gordon. Stewart has finished outside the top 10 in his last three races, his longest streak of the season. Stewart won at Richmond in 1999.

Hamlin is comfortably in fourth place in the Sprint Cup standings and has finished in the top 10 in his last five races.

Martin is 10th in the standings and not quite assured of a spot in the chase. Martin has four wins on the season and finished in the top five in his last two races.

The Chevy Rock & Roll 400 will take place Saturday, Sept. 12 from Richmond International Raceway at 7PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 – 2009 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Richmond International Raceway – Sept. 12, 2009

Jimmie Johnson 5/1    

Kyle Busch 6/1    

Tony Stewart 7/1    

Mark Martin 7/1    

Denny Hamlin 7/1    

Jeff Gordon 8/1    

Carl Edwards 15/1    

Kurt Busch 15/1    

Kasey Kahne 20/1    

Greg Biffle 20/1    

Kevin Harvick 20/1    

Clint Bowyer 20/1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr 25/1    

Ryan Newman 25/1    

Juan Pablo Montoya 30/1    

Matt Kenseth 30/1    

Jeff Burton 30/1    

Brian Vickers 40/1         

Martin Truex Jr 50/1    

Joey Logano 60/1    

David Reutimann 60/1    

Bobby Labonte 100/1    

David Stremme 100/1    

AJ Allmendinger 100/1    

Reed Sorenson 100/1    

David Ragan 100/1    

Elliott Sadler 100/1    

Scott Speed 100/1    

Michael Waltrip 100/1    

Jamie McMurray 100/1    

Marcos Ambrose 100/1    

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1    

Casey Mears 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

2009 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Information

Race Date: Saturday, Sept. 12

Location: Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia.

Pre-Race: 7 PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 7:43PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (400 laps)

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Posted: 9/8/09 4:31PM ET

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