McMurray wins pole at Sonoma

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SONOMA, CA (TheSpread) – Jamie McMurray was fastest in qualifying on Saturday and will start up front for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kevin Harvick is now the favorite to win this race, as he has 9/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Jeff Gordon (5/1), Kurt Busch (6/1) and Marcose Ambrose (13/2).

Harvick is ninth in the point standings, 90 points out of first. Harvick has two wins and five top 5s this season. Harvick has never won at this track and he comes in without a driver rating in the top 10 at Sonoma. He qualified sixth for this race.

Gordon is the points leader by 15 points on the field. He has one win and five top 5s on the year. Gordon is a five-time winner at Sonoma and he has an average finish of 8.2 at the track. His driver rating there is 101.6, which is fourth amongst current drivers. Gordon will start in 15th position.

Kurt Busch is 26th in the point standings, but has one win this season. Busch has one win at Sonoma with an average finish of 16.0 and a driver rating of 107.8, which is second only to Ambrose. Busch will start in fifth position.

Ambrose is 23rd in the point standings, but a road specialist. He has just two top 5s on the year. Despite being a specialist on the road, Ambrose has yet to win at Sonoma. His average finish is 11.8 at the track, while his driver rating is 108.0, which is best of any driver. Ambrose only qualified 23rd for the race.

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The Toyota/Save Mart 350 will take place Sunday, June 22 at 3:19PM ET from Sonoma Raceway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Toyota/Save Mart 350 – 2014 Toyota/Save Mart 350 – Sonoma Raceway – Sunday, June 22

Kevin Harvick 9/2

Jeff Gordon 5/1

Kurt Busch 6/1

Marcos Ambrose 13/2

AJ Allmendinger 7/1

Clint Bowyer 12/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Tony Stewart 15/1

Jamie McMurray 15/1

Jimmie Johnson 20/1

Brad Keselowski 20/1

Joey Logano 20/1

Kyle Busch 25/1

Brian Vickers 25/1

Kyle Larson 25/1

Paul Menard 35/1

Ryan Newman 35/1

Martin Truex Jr 35/1

Kasey Kahne 35/1

Greg Biffle 50/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 50/1

Denny Hamlin 50/1

Matt Kenseth 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Casey Mears 200/1

Justin Allgaier 200/1

Boris Said 300/1

Aric Almirola 300/1

Ricky Stenhouse 300/1

David Gilliland 300/1

Austin Dillon 300/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 96.35 mph.

2. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 96.088.

3. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 95.942.

4. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 95.857.

5. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 95.704.

6. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 95.655.

7. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 95.616.

8. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 95.574.

9. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 95.528.

10. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 95.417.

11. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 95.414.

12. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 95.327.

13. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 95.617.

14. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 95.605.

15. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 95.552.

16. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 95.479.

17. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 95.461.

18. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 95.451.

19. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 95.432.

20. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 95.378.

21. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 95.308.

22. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 95.296.

23. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 95.247.

24. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 95.136.

25. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 95.044.

26. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 95.028.

27. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 94.992.

28. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 94.972.

29. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 94.897.

30. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 94.865.

31. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 94.793.

32. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 94.734.

33. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 94.568.

34. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 94.562.

35. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 94.491.

36. (33) Alex Kennedy, Chevrolet, 94.147.

37. (40) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, owner points.

38. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, owner points.

39. (44) David Mayhew, Chevrolet, owner points.

40. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, owner points.

41. (32) Boris Said, Ford, owner points.

42. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, owner points.

43. (66) Tomy Drissi, Toyota, owner points.

2014 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Information

Race Date: Sunday, June 22

Location: Sonoma Raceway; Sonoma, CA

Pre-Race: 2:30PM ET

Green Flag: 3:19PM ET

TV Coverage: TNT

Track Type: Road (110 laps)

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