Johnson gets Pocono pole

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LONG POND, PA (TheSpread) – Qualifying for the Party in the Poconos 400 was rained out, which put Jimmie Johnson on the pole for Sunday’s race. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this event.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Johnson is now the favorite to win, as he has 4/1 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Matt Kenseth (5/1) and Denny Hamlin (6/1).

Johnson is the current points leaders, 30 points ahead of the field. Johnson has two wins and six top 5s on the year. Johnson has two wins at Pocono with an average finish of 9.0 at the track. His driver rating there is 107.6, which ranks second in the series.

Kenseth is fourth in the point standings, 74 points outside of first place. Kenseth has three wins on the year. At Pocono, Kenseth is winless but has three top 5s. His average finish at the track is 14.3, while his driver rating is 90.7, which ranks 10th in the series. Kenseth will start fourth on Sunday.

Hamlin is 26th in the point standings, 224 points outside of first. Hamlin missed four races on the year, but still has three top 5s. Hamlin has four wins and eight top 5s at Pocono. His average finish at the track is 10.7, while his driver rating is 115.1, which is tops for any current driver. Hamlin will start 17th on Sunday.

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The Party in the Poconos 400 will take place Sunday, June 9 at 1:18PM ET from Pocono Raceway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Party in the Poconos 400 – 2013 Party in the Poconos 400 – Pocono Raceway – Sunday, June 9

Jimmie Johnson 4/1

Matt Kenseth 5/1

Denny Hamlin 6/1

Kasey Kahne 8/1

Kyle Busch 8/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Clint Bowyer 12/1

Carl Edwards 12/1

Kevin Harvick 12/1

Brad Keselowski 15/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Joey Logano 25/1

Kurt Busch 25/1

Martin Truex Jr 25/1

Mark Martin 40/1

Greg Biffle 40/1

Juan Montoya 50/1

Ryan Newman 75/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

Ricky Stenhouse 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Aric Almirola 200/1

Marcos Ambrose 200/1

Jeff Burton 300/1

AJ Allmendinger 300/1

Danica Patrick 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, owner points.

2. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, owner points.

3. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, owner points.

4. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, owner points.

5. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, owner points.

6. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, owner points.

7. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, owner points.

8. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, owner points.

9. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, owner points.

10. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, owner points.

11. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, owner points.

12. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, owner points.

13. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, owner points.

14. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, owner points.

15. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, owner points.

16. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, owner points.

17. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, owner points.

18. (51) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, owner points.

19. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, owner points.

20. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, owner points.

21. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, owner points.

22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, owner points.

23. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, owner points.

24. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, owner points.

25. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, owner points.

26. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, owner points.

27. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, owner points.

28. (34) David Ragan, Ford, owner points.

29. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, owner points.

30. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, owner points.

31. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, owner points.

32. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, owner points.

33. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, owner points.

34. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, owner points.

35. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, owner points.

36. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, owner points.

37. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, attempts.

38. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, attempts.

39. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, attempts.

40. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, attempts.

41. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, attempts.

42. (19) Jason Leffler, Toyota, attempts.

43. (44) Scott Riggs, Ford, attempts.

2013 Party in the Poconos 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, June 9

Location: Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: 1:18PM ET

TV Coverage: TNT

Track Type: Speedway (160 laps)

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