Martin on the pole at Dover


DOVER, DE (TheSpread) – For the third time this season Mark Martin has claimed the pole to a NASCAR Sprint Cup race as he will start up front for Sunday’s FedEx 400.

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According to oddsmakers, Martin now has 12/1 odds to win this race. Jimmie Johnson is the favorite to win with 7/2 odds while other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (7/1), while Greg Biffle (7/1) and Matt Kenseth (8/1).

Johnson is fifth in the point standings, 48 points behind Biffle for first. Johnson has one win and five top 5’s on the year. Johnson has won six times at Dover and his average finish at the track is 9.3. His driver rating is 118.6 at Dover, which ranks better than anyone in the series. Johnson will start second on Sunday.

Busch is eighth in the standings, 62 points behind Biffle. Busch had one win and five top 5’s on the year as well. Busch has two wins and seven top 5’s in his career at Dover while his average finish is 13.3. His driver rating there is 102.6, which ranks fifth in the series. Busch qualified eighth for this race.

Biffle leads the standings by 10 points over Kenseth. He has one win and seven top 5’s on the year. At Dover, Biffle has two wins and six top 5’s in his career. His average finish at this track is 12.3 and his driver rating is 105.4, which ranks fourth in the series. Biffle will start seventh on Sunday.

Kenseth is second in the standings. He has one win and six top 5’s this season. Kenseth has two wins and 12 top 5’s at Dover. His average finish at the track is 12.2 while his driver rating is 110.0, which ranks second in the series. Kenseth qualified fifth for this race.

The FedEx 400 will take place Sunday, June 3 from Dover International Speedway at 1:15PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the FedEx 400 – 2012 FedEx 400 – Dover International Speedway – Sunday, June 3, 2012

Jimmie Johnson 7/2

Greg Biffle 7/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Matt Kenseth 8/1

Kasey Kahne 10/1

Denny Hamlin 10/1

Kevin Harvick 10/1

Mark Martin 12/1

Carl Edwards 12/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Clint Bowyer 18/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 25/1

Brad Keselowski 25/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Martin Truex Jr 25/1

Kurt Busch 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 75/1

Joey Logano 75/1

Jeff Burton 75/1

Jamie McMurray 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Juan Montoya 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Bobby Labonte 300/1

David Gilliland 300/1

Regan Smith 300/1

David Ragan 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Mark Martin (55)

2 Jimmie Johnson (48)

3 Ryan Newman (39)

4 Clint Bowyer (15)

5 Matt Kenseth (17)

6 Kevin Harvick (29)

7 Greg Biffle (16)

8 Kyle Busch (18)

9 Kurt Busch (51)

10 Denny Hamlin (11)

11 Joey Logano (20)

12 Aric Almirola (43)

13 Kasey Kahne (5)

14 Jeff Gordon (24)

15 Jeff Burton (31)

16 Brad Keselowski (2)

17 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

18 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

19 Carl Edwards (99)

20 Paul Menard (27)

21 Marcos Ambrose (9)

22 Bobby Labonte (47)

23 A J Allmendinger (22)

24 Jamie McMurray (1)

25 Scott Speed (179)

26 Regan Smith (78)

27 Landon Cassill (83)

28 David Ragan (34)

29 Tony Stewart (14)

30 David Gilliland (38)

31 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

32 David Stremme (30)

33 Michael McDowell (98)

34 J.J. Yeley (249)

35 Joe Nemechek (87)

36 Mike Bliss (119)

37 Stephen Leicht (33)

38 Reed Sorenson (32)

39 David Reutimann (10)

40 Casey Mears (13)

41 Dave Blaney (36)

42 Travis Kvapil (93)

43 Scott Riggs (23)

44 Josh Wise (26) DNQ

45 Cole Whitt (74) DNQ

2012 FedEx 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, June 3

Location: Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: 1:15PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (400 laps)

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