O'Reilly Auto Parts 300

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FORT WORTH, TX (TheSpread) – The 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to action on Friday with the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 from Texas Motor Speedway.

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Oddsmakers have Denny Hamlin as the favorite in this race, with 5/2 odds. Other short odds to win this race are Brad Keselowski (4/1), Ricky Stenhouse (9/2), and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (5/1).

Hamlin has competed in two Nationwide races this year. He has finished outside the top 5 in both races. Hamlin has won 11 Nationwide races in his career, spanning over 130 races.

Keselowski has finished in the top 3 in four of his five Nationwide races this year, but he is without a win. Keselowski owns 17 career wins in the Nationwide series over 173 races.

Stenhouse is second in the point standings, 18 points out of first. He has one win and three top 5’s on the year. He owns three wins in his Nationwide career.

Earnhardt Jr. won this race back in 1998. Dale Jr. has competed in two races, finishing fifth in one and 15th in the other. IN his Nationwide career, he has 10 wins over 49 races.

The O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 will take place Friday, April 13 from Texas Motor Speedway at 8:46PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 – 2012 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 – Texas Motor Speedway – Friday, April 13, 2012

Denny Hamlin 5/2

Brad Keselowski 4/1

Ricky Stenhouse 9/2

Dale Earnhardt Jr 5/1

Joey Logano 6/1

Elliott Sadler 8/1

Kurt Busch 8/1

Kasey Kahne 10/1

Paul Menard 15/1

Austin Dillon 15/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 6/1

2012 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Information

Race Date: Friday, April 13, 2012

Location: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX

Pre-Race: 8PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 8:46PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN2

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (200 laps)

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