Sylvania 300 Odds

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins its Chase for the Nextel Cup Championship on Sunday, when the drivers take part in the Sylvania 300.

A trio of drivers lead the pack entering the race as Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, and Jimmie Johnson are all favored to win.

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Each of the three is a 6/1 favorite to win the race according to oddsmakers at the online sports book SBGGLOBAL. Other short odds to win are Tony Stewart (7/1), Kyle Busch (8/1), and Mark Martin (8/1).

Gordon won this event in 1998 and 1997 and is sitting tied for sixth in the points standings entering the chase. Gordon has finished in the top 10 in his last two races and has one win in the 2009 season.

Hamlin is coming off a win last week in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400. Hamlin sits tied for fourth in the standings and has two wins on the year. Hamlin has finished in the top 10 in eight of his last nine races.

Johnson is the three-time defending Sprint Cup champion and is tied for second in the current standings. Johnson won this event in 2003, but has finished outside the top 10 in five of his last six events.

Stewart is tied with Johnson for second in the standings and has three wins on the year. Stewart has finished outside the top 10 in his last four races before having a streak where he finished inside the top 10 in 10-straight races.

Kyle Busch is not in the chase and has four wins on the year. Busch has finished in the top five in three of his last five races.

Martin has won four events this year and leads the standings by 10 points. Martin has finished in the top five in his last three races.

The Sylvania 300 will take place Sunday, Sept. 20 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 1PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Sylvania 300 – 2009 Sylvania 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Sept. 20, 2009

Jeff Gordon 6/1    

Denny Hamlin 6/1    

Jimmie Johnson 6/1    

Tony Stewart 7/1    

Kyle Busch 8/1    

Mark Martin 8/1    

Kurt Busch 10/1    

Kevin Harvick 12/1    

Clint Bowyer 15/1    

Carl Edwards 15/1    

Ryan Newman 20/1    

Greg Biffle 20/1    

Kasey Kahne 20/1    

Joey Logano 20/1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr 20/1    

Juan Pablo Montoya 22/1    

Martin Truex Jr 25/1    

Matt Kenseth 28/1        

Jeff Burton 30/1    

Brian Vickers 30/1    

David Reutimann 50/1    

Jamie McMurray 80/1    

AJ Allmendinger 100/1    

Michael Waltrip 100/1    

Paul Menard 100/1    

Elliott Sadler 100/1    

Casey Mears 100/1    

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1    

Scott Speed 100/1    

David Stremme 100/1    

David Ragan 100/1    

Marcos Ambrose 100/1    

Reed Sorenson 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 30/1

2009 Sylvania 300 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Sept. 20

Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Loudon, NH.

Pre-Race: 1 PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 2:15PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (300 laps)

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Posted: 9/15/09 4:13PM ET

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