Busch now favored at Sonoma
SONOMA, CA (TheSpread) – Qualifying for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 took place on Saturday and there is a new favorite to win Sunday’s NASCAR race.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Kurt Busch is now the sole favorite to win this race, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Jeff Gordon (6/1), Kevin Harvick (7/1) and Martin Truex Jr. (7/1). The Toyota/Save Mart 350 takes place from Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 28 at 3:19PM ET.
Busch is 11th in the point standings, 150 points out of first. Busch has two wins and five top 5s on the year. Busch has one win at Sonoma to go with an average finish of 15.7 and a driver rating of 106.5. Busch qualified second for this race, falling only behind A.J. Allmendinger.
Gordon is 10th in the standings, 142 points out of first place. He is winless on the year with two top 5s. Gordon is a five-time winner at this track with an average finish of 8.0 and a driver rating of 103.4. Gordon will start fifth on Sunday.
Harvick is the points leader by 15 on the field. He has two wins and 10 top 5s. Harvick has never won at Sonoma and his average finish there is 15.9. His driver rating at the track is just 84.6. Harvick qualified 17th.
Truex Jr. is second in the standings, 15 points out of first. He has one win and five top 5s on the year. Truex Jr. has one win at Sonoma with an average finish of 18.7 and a driver rating of 86.1. He qualified 12th for the race.