Busch wins Phoenix Pole

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AVONDALE, AZ (TheSpread) – Kyle Busch won the pole for the AdvoCare 500 on Friday and he will start up front for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin are now favored to win this race, as each has 4/1 odds. Busch now has 9/2 odds to win.

Johnson has five wins this year and is in the lead in the point standings by 7 over Brad Keselowski. Johnson also has a series-best 18 top 5’s and 24 top 10’s this year. Johnson qualified 24th for this race.

Hamlin sits seventh in the point standings, 73 points out of first place. He has five wins and 13 top 5’s on the year as well. Hamlin qualified third for this race. He has one win in his career at Phoenix with an average finish of 10.9 and a driver rating of 98.8 at the track.

Busch comes into Phoenix with a 96.9 driver rating at this track. That ranks ninth in the series. Busch is 13th in the point standings. He has one win and 11 top 5’s on the year.

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The AdvoCare 500 will take place Sunday, November 11 from Phoenix International Raceway at 3:15PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the AdvoCare 500 – 2012 AdvoCare 500 – Phoenix International Raceway – Sunday, November 11, 2012

Jimmie Johnson 4/1

Denny Hamlin 4/1

Kyle Busch 9/2

Kasey Kahne 7/1

Brad Keselowski 8/1

Martin Truex Jr 10/1

Tony Stewart 12/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Clint Bowyer 15/1

Mark Martin 15/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 20/1

Kevin Harvick 25/1

Carl Edwards 25/1

Matt Kenseth 30/1

Greg Biffle 30/1

Kurt Busch 30/1

Joey Logano 50/1

Aric Almirola 60/1

Ryan Newman 60/1

Paul Menard 75/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Juan Montoya 200/1

Jamie McMurray 200/1

Bobby Labonte 500/1

Regan Smith 500/1

Danica Patrick 500/1

Travis Kvapil 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 500/1

Qualifying Results

1 Kyle Busch (18)

2 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

3 Denny Hamlin (11)

4 Kasey Kahne (5)

5 Aric Almirola (43)

6 Kurt Busch (78)

7 Paul Menard (27)

8 Regan Smith (51)

9 Tony Stewart (14)

10 Mark Martin (55)

11 Jeff Gordon (24)

12 Ryan Newman (39)

13 Carl Edwards (99)

14 Brad Keselowski (2)

15 Joey Logano (20)

16 Clint Bowyer (15)

17 Marcos Ambrose (9)

18 Jamie McMurray (1)

19 Kevin Harvick (29)

20 Greg Biffle (16)

21 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

22 Matt Kenseth (17)

23 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

24 Jimmie Johnson (48)

25 Casey Mears (13)

26 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

27 Landon Cassill (83)

28 Michael McDowell (98)

29 David Ragan (34)

30 Bobby Labonte (47)

31 David Gilliland (38)

32 David Stremme (30)

33 Jeff Burton (31)

34 David Reutimann (144)

35 Stephen Leicht (33)

36 Mike Bliss (119)

37 Danica Patrick (10)

38 Josh Wise (26)

39 Travis Kvapil (93)

40 Jason Leffler (191)

41 Timmy Hill (32)

42 Dave Blaney (36)

43 Joe Nemechek (87)

44 J.J. Yeley (37) DNQ

2012 AdvoCare 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, November 11

Location: Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ

Pre-Race: 2:30PM ET

Green Flag: 3:15PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (312 laps)

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