Keselowski wins Kentucky pole

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SPARTA, KY (TheSpread) – Brad Keselowski set a track record during Friday’s qualifying and he will now start up front for Saturday’s Quaker State 400.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Keselowski now joins Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick as the three co-favorites to win Saturday’s race, as each has 5/1 odds.

Johnson is currently second in the point standings, 20 points out of first place. He has a series-best three wins on the year and also six top 5s. Johnson doesn’t have a win at Kentucky yet, but he has an average finish of 6.0 and a series-best driver rating of 125.9 at Kentucky. Johnson will start 25 on Saturday night.

Harvick is ninth in the point standings, 108 points out of first. He has two wins and five top 5s on the year. Harvick is seeking his first win at this track, but he has an average finish of 12.3 and a driver rating of 90.5 at Kentucky. Harvick qualified fifth for this race.

Keselowski is currently fifth in the point standings, 68 points out of first. He has one win and seven top 5s this year. Keselowski is a former winner in Kentucky and he has an average finish of 13.7 at the track, while his driver rating is 104.8, which ranks fourth amongst current drivers.

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The Quaker State 400 will take place Saturday, June 28 at 7:45PM ET from Kentucky Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Quaker State 400 – 2014 Quaker State 400 – Kentucky Speedway – Saturday, June 28

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Kevin Harvick 5/1

Brad Keselowski 5/1

Jeff Gordon 7/1

Joey Logano 8/1

Kyle Busch 8/1

Matt Kenseth 8/1

Kasey Kahne 18/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 18/1

Kyle Larson 20/1

Denny Hamlin 20/1

Kurt Busch 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Clint Bowyer 25/1

Paul Menard 30/1

Jamie McMurray 40/1

Brian Vickers 40/1

Carl Edwards 50/1

Ryan Newman 50/1

Greg Biffle 60/1

Martin Truex Jr 60/1

Austin Dillon 100/1

Danica Patrick 200/1

Marcos Ambrose 300/1

Aric Almirola 300/1

Ricky Stenhouse 300/1

AJ Allmendinger 500/1

Justin Allgaier 500/1

Casey Mears 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 300/1

Qualifying Results

1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 188.791 mph.

2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 187.175.

3. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 186.832.

4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 186.374.

5. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 186.104.

6. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 186.034.

7. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 186.014.

8. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 185.957.

9. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 185.95.

10. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 185.803.

11. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 185.414.

12. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 185.096.

13. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 185.854.

14. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 185.714.

15. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 185.503.

16. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 185.344.

17. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 185.096.

18. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 185.052.

19. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 184.761.

20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 184.464.

21. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 184.307.

22. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 184.3.

23. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 184.106.

24. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 183.138.

25. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 183.661.

26. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 183.424.

27. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 183.163.

28. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 182.815.

29. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 182.803.

30. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 182.778.

31. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 181.916.

32. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 181.464.

33. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 181.287.

34. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 181.196.

35. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 180.421.

36. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 179.7.

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

38. (33) David Stremme, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, Owner Points.

40. (66) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points.

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

42. (93) Mike Bliss, Toyota, Owner Points.

2014 Quaker State 400 Information

Race Date: Saturday, June 28

Location: Kentucky Speedway; Sparta, KY

Pre-Race: 7PM ET

Green Flag: 7:45PM ET

TV Coverage: TNT

Track Type: Road (267 laps)

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