Brian Scott wins Talladega pole

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TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – In a big surprise, Brian Scott ended up claiming the pole for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Following qualifying, oddsmakers at Bovada.lv still have Dale Earnhardt Jr. as the favorite to win, as he has 9/1 odds. There are eight other drivers that have been given 12/1 odds to win this race.

Dale Jr. is fifth in the current point standings. He is 32 points outside of first place and has one win with five top 5s. Earnhardt Jr. is a five-time winner at Talladega, as he has an average finish of 14.6 at the track and a driver rating of 91.5, which ranks third amongst current drivers. Earnhardt qualified 30th for this race.

Of the drivers with 12/1 odds, the one with the top rating at Talladega is Matt Kenseth. His rating of 91.6 is just better than Earnhardt Jr. Kenseth is a one-time winner at Talladega and has an average finish of 17.7 at this track. Kenseth will start 20th on Sunday.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

The Aaron’s 499 will take place Sunday, May 4 at 1:19PM ET from Talladega Superspeedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Aaron’s 499 – 2014 Aaron’s 499 – Talladega Superspeedway – Sunday, May 4

Dale Earnhardt Jr 9/1

Kevin Harvick 12/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Jimmie Johnson 12/1

Denny Hamlin 12/1

Kyle Busch 12/1

Matt Kenseth 12/1

Tony Stewart 15/1

Clint Bowyer 18/1

Kasey Kahne 18/1

Carl Edwards 18/1

Kyle Larson 20/1

Kurt Busch 20/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Jamie McMurray 25/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Brian Vickers 30/1

Danica Patrick 50/1

Ricky Stenhouse 50/1

Michael Waltrip 50/1

Martin Truex Jr 50/1

Paul Menard 50/1

Austin Dillon 60/1

David Ragan 65/1

Justin Allgaier 75/1

Marcos Ambrose 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 75/1

Casey Mears 75/1

Aric Almirola 75/1

David Gilliland 100/1

Trevor Bayne 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 30/1

Qualifying Results

1. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 198.29.

2. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 197.888.

3. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 197.704.

4. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 197.37.

5. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 197.362.

6. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 197.297.

7. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 194.995.

8. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 194.393.

9. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 193.619.

10. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 193.615.

11. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 193.486.

12. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 188.958.

13. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 194.963.

14. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 194.959.

15. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194.911.

16. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.88.

17. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 194.098.

18. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 194.035.

19. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 193.541.

20. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 193.478.

21. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 193.458.

22. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 190.89.

23. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 190.575.

24. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 197.913.

25. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 197.908.

26. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 197.835.

27. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 197.806.

28. (66) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 197.806.

29. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 197.77.

30. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 197.765.

31. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 197.721.

32. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 197.443.

33. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 197.403.

34. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 197.378.

35. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 197.244.

36. (98) Josh Wise, Ford, 197.029.

37. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, Owner Points.

38. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (34) David Ragan, Ford, Owner Points.

40. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, Owner Points.

41. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

42. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

43. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, Owner Points.

Failed to Qualify

44. (77) Dave Blaney, Ford, 195.56.

45. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 194.551.

46. (35) Eric McClure, Ford, 194.366.

47. (44) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 192.154.

2014 Aaron’s 499 Information

Race Date: Sunday, May 4

Location: Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL

Pre-Race: Noon ET

Green Flag: 1:19PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Track Type: Superspeedway (188 laps)

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