Biffle wins Charlotte Pole

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CONCORD, NC (TheSpread) – Greg Biffle on the pole for Saturday’s Bank of America 500. He will now start up front for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson are still the favorites to win this race, as each has 5/1 odds. Kyle Busch still has been given 7/1 odds to win while Biffle now moves up to 8/1 odds.

Hamlin qualified ninth for this race. Hamlin is third in the point standings, 23 points out of first. He has five wins and 12 top 5’s on the year. Hamlin has never won at Charlotte. He has two top 5’s and seven top 10’s at this track and has an average finish of 15.0 with a driver rating of 89.3.

Johnson is second in the standings, 14 points out of first. Johnson has three wins and 15 top 5’s this year. Johnson has won at this track six times in his career. His average finish at Charlotte is 11.8, while his driver rating is 111.0, which is the best of any driver. Johnson will start fifth on Saturday night.

Busch is not in this year’s Chase. He is 13th in the point standings and has one win and eight top 5’s on the year. Kyle Busch has the second-best driver rating at this track, which is 107.5. He has never won this particular event. Busch will start eighth in Saturday’s race.

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The Bank of America 500 will take place Saturday, October 13 from Charlotte Motor Speedway at 7:46PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Bank of America 500 – 2012 Bank of America 500 – Charlotte Motor Speedway – Saturday, October 13, 2012

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Denny Hamlin 5/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Kasey Kahne 8/1

Greg Biffle 8/1

Matt Kenseth 10/1

Clint Bowyer 12/1

Mark Martin 12/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Martin Truex Jr 12/1

Kevin Harvick 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Carl Edwards 20/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Joey Logano 35/1

Regan Smith 50/1

Kurt Busch 75/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1

Ricky Stenhouse 200/1

Paul Menard 200/1

Trevor Bayne 200/1

Bobby Labonte 300/1

Aric Almirola 300/1

Jamie McMurray 300/1

Jeff Burton 300/1

Juan Montoya 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Greg Biffle (16)

2 Mark Martin (55)

3 Ryan Newman (39)

4 Clint Bowyer (15)

5 Jimmie Johnson (48)

6 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

7 Matt Kenseth (17)

8 Kyle Busch (18)

9 Denny Hamlin (11)

10 Kasey Kahne (5)

11 Kevin Harvick (29)

12 Joey Logano (20)

13 Jeff Gordon (24)

14 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

15 Bobby Labonte (47)

16 Trevor Bayne (21)

17 Aric Almirola (43)

18 Marcos Ambrose (9)

19 Carl Edwards (99)

20 Brad Keselowski (2)

21 Kurt Busch (78)

22 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

23 Scott Speed (195

24 Paul Menard (27)

25 David Ragan (34)

26 Regan Smith (88)

27 Casey Mears (13)

28 Mike Bliss (119)

29 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (6)

30 Jamie McMurray (1)

31 David Stremme (30)

32 Tony Stewart (14)

33 Michael McDowell (98)

34 David Reutimann (10)

35 J.J. Yeley (37)

36 David Gilliland (38)

37 Landon Cassill (83)

38 A J Allmendinger (51)

39 Jeff Burton (31)

40 Timmy Hill (32)

41 Travis Kvapil (93)

42 Dave Blaney (36)

43 Reed Sorenson (191)

44 Joe Nemechek (87) DNQ

45 Josh Wise (26) DNQ

46 Scott Riggs (23) DNQ

47 Cole Whitt (33) DNQ

2012 Bank of America 500 Information

Race Date: Saturday, October 13

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

Pre-Race: 7PM ET

Green Flag: 7:46PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Track Type: Speedway (334 laps)

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