Johnson Wins The Martinsville Pole


RIDGEWAY, VA (TheSpread) – Jimmie Johnson helped his chances to win the TUMS Fast Relief 500 on Sunday by winning the pole on Friday. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this race.

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According to oddsmakers at, both Denny Hamlin and Johnson are now favored to win, as each has 5/2 odds. Jeff Gordon now has 5/1 odds to win.

Hamlin is third in the current point standings. He is 20 points out of first place. Hamlin has five wins and 13 top 5’s on the year. Hamlin has four wins at Martinsville in his career, along with nine top 5’s. His average finish at this track is 6.4, while his driver rating is 113.4. Hamlin will start fifth on Sunday.

Jimmie Johnson is second in the point standings. He is 7 points out of first place right now. Johnson has three wins and 16 top 5’s on the year. Johnson has six wins at Martinsville in his career, along with 14 top 5’s. His average finish at the track is 5.8, while his driver rating there is a series-best 121.4.

Gordon qualified 11th for this race and he is eighth in the point standings. Gordon is 51 points out of first place. He has just one win this year along with 10 top 5’s. Gordon holds seven wins at Martinsville in his career. He has an average finish of 7.1 at this track, while his driver rating is 120.8.

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The TUMS Fast Relief 500 will take place Sunday, October 28 from Martinsville Speedway at 1:43PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the TUMS Fast Relief 500 – 2012 TUMS Fast Relief 500 – Martinsville Speedway – Sunday, October 28, 2012

Denny Hamlin 5/2

Jimmie Johnson 5/2

Jeff Gordon 5/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Tony Stewart 10/1

Clint Bowyer 10/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Kasey Kahne 20/1

Matt Kenseth 20/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Brad Keselowski 25/1

Kevin Harvick 25/1

Brian Vickers 25/1

Ryan Newman 40/1

Carl Edwards 50/1

Joey Logano 60/1

Paul Menard 75/1

Greg Biffle 75/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Kurt Busch 100/1

Jamie McMurray 100/1

Juan Montoya 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Sam Hornish Jr 200/1

Bobby Labonte 500/1

Travis Kvapil 500/1

David Gilliland 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Brian Vickers (55)

3 Kyle Busch (18)

4 Jeff Burton (31)

5 Denny Hamlin (11)

6 Matt Kenseth (17)

7 Tony Stewart (14)

8 Clint Bowyer (15)

9 Paul Menard (27)

10 Aric Almirola (43)

11 Jeff Gordon (24)

12 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

13 Kevin Harvick (29)

14 Joey Logano (20)

15 Kasey Kahne (5)

16 David Ragan (34)

17 Ryan Newman (39)

18 Bobby Labonte (47)

19 Kurt Busch (78)

20 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

21 Michael McDowell (98)

22 Casey Mears (13)

23 Carl Edwards (99)

24 Jamie McMurray (1)

25 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

26 A J Allmendinger (51)

27 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

28 Ken Schrader (32)

29 David Reutimann (10)

30 Greg Biffle (16)

31 Josh Wise (26)

32 Brad Keselowski (2)

33 Marcos Ambrose (9)

34 Landon Cassill (83)

35 David Gilliland (38)

36 Scott Riggs (23)

37 Dave Blaney (36)

38 Joe Nemechek (87)

39 Reed Sorenson (191)

40 David Stremme (30)

41 Travis Kvapil (93)

42 Stephen Leicht (33)

43 Scott Speed (195)

44 Mike Bliss (119) DNQ

45 J.J. Yeley (37) DNQ

2012 TUMS Fast Relief 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, October 28

Location: Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, VA

Pre-Race: 1PM ET

Green Flag: 1:43PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (500 laps)

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