Kenseth wins Bristol pole
BRISTOL, TN (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth won the pole for the Food City 500 on Friday and he will now start up front for Sunday’s race. Here’s an updated look at the odds for the race.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick are now the co-favorites with 5/1 odds while Joey Logano and Kenseth each have 6/1 odds. The Food City 500 will take place from Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 19 at 1:13PM ET.
Keselowski is fourth in the standings, 60 points outside of first. He has one win and three top 5s this year. Keselowski has won two times at Bristol and his average finish there is 13.1. His driver rating at the track is 98.6, which ranks fourth in the field. He will start second on Sunday.
Harvick is the points leader in NASCAR right now by 26 points. He has two wins and six top 5s on the year. Harvick has one win at Bristol with an average finish of 14.2. His driver rating at the track is 91.6, which ranks seventh in the series. Harvick will start from the fourth position on Sunday.
Logano is second in the point standings, 26 points out of first. He has one win and four top 5s on the year. Logano has also won one time at Bristol, while his average finish at the track is 18.3. His driver rating at Bristol is just 83.3. Logano qualified sixth.
Kenseth is 12th in the standings, 117 points out of first place. He is winless on the year with two top 5s. Kenseth is a three-time winner at Bristol with an average finish of 12.2 at the track. His driver rating at Bristol is 103.4, which is best of any driver.