Kenseth wins Kansas City pole

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KANSAS CITY, KS (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth won the pole for Sunday’s STP 400 on Friday. Here is an updated look at the odds to win Sunday’s race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kyle Busch and Kenseth are now the favorites, as each has 6/1 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Carl Edwards (15/2) and Jimmie Johnson (8/1).

Kenseth is currently 10th in the NASCAR point standings, 65 points out of first place. He has one win and one top 5 on the year. Kenseth has one win at this track and an average finish of 15.8. His driver rating at Kansas City is 106.4, which ranks third in the series.

Busch is third in the standings, 18 points out of first. He has two wins and five top 5s this year. Busch has never won or placed in the top 5 at this track. His average finish at Kansas City is 21.0 and his driver rating at the track is 81.8. Busch will start fifth on Sunday.

Edwards qualified second for this race. He is currently fifth in the point standings, 35 points behind Johnson for first place. Edwards has one win and four top 5s on the year. Edwards has never won at Kansas City, but has four top 5s. His average finish at this track is 10.8 and his driver rating is 95.1, which ranks sixth in the series.

Johnson is the current points leader. He is ahead of Brad Keselowski by nine points. Johnson has two wins and three top 5s this year. Johnson has two wins at Kansas City with 11 top 10s. His average finish at this track is 8.0 and his driver rating there is 119.5, which ranks tops for any active driver. He will start 21st on Sunday.

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The STP 400 will take place Sunday, April 21 at 1:16PM ET from Kansas Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the STP 400 – 2013 STP 400 – Kansas Speedway – Sunday, April 21

Matt Kenseth 6/1

Kyle Busch 6/1

Carl Edwards 15/2

Jimmie Johnson 8/1

Greg Biffle 9/1

Martin Truex Jr 9/1

Kasey Kahne 12/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Clint Bowyer 15/1

Kevin Harvick 18/1

Jeff Gordon 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Brian Vickers 25/1

Ricky Stenhouse 25/1

Mark Martin 25/1

Joey Logano 30/1

Aric Almirola 30/1

Kurt Busch 40/1

Ryan Newman40/1

Paul Menard 60/1

Marcos Ambrose 75/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

Juan Montoya 100/1

Jeff Burton 200/1

Elliott Sadler 200/1

Danica Patrick 300/1

Regan Smith 300/1

Casey Mears 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Matt Kenseth (20)

2 Carl Edwards (99)

3 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

4 Sam Hornish Jr. (12)

5 Kyle Busch (18)

6 Aric Almirola (43)

7 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

8 Mark Martin (55)

9 Ryan Newman (39)

10 Clint Bowyer (15)

11 Greg Biffle (16)

12 Paul Menard (27)

13 Kurt Busch (78)

14 Jamie McMurray (1)

15 Marcos Ambrose (9)

16 Brian Vickers (11)

17 Kevin Harvick (29)

18 Tony Stewart (14)

19 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

20 Jeff Burton (31)

21 Jimmie Johnson (48)

22 Joey Logano (22)

23 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

24 Elliott Sadler (81)

25 Danica Patrick (10)

26 David Ragan (34)

27 Kasey Kahne (5)

28 David Gilliland (38)

29 Michael McDowell (98)

30 Casey Mears (13)

31 David Reutimann (83)

32 Travis Kvapil (93)

33 Brad Keselowski (2)

34 Bobby Labonte (47)

35 Mike Bliss (19)

36 Josh Wise (35)

37 Timmy Hill (32)

38 David Stremme (30)

39 Landon Cassill (33)

40 J.J. Yeley (36)

41 Regan Smith (51)

42 Dave Blaney (7)

43 Jeff Gordon (24)

44 Joe Nemechek (87) DNQ

2013 STP 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, April 21

Location: Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: 1:16PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Track Type: Speedway (267 laps)

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