Pocono 500 Odds

The odds are out for the 2008 Pocono 500 and for the first time in a long a driver other than Kyle Busch finds himself as the odds to win favorite.

Looking to put “Tire-Gate” behind them, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads into Pennsylvania for the 2008 Pocono 500.
Betting opened on this weeks Pocono 500 with Evernham-Gillette driver Kasey Kahne being listed as the odds to win favorite for this weekends race in the Pennsylvania foothills.
Oddsmakers from online sports books Bodog and SBG Global have listed Kahne as a 5/1 favorite to win the Sprint Cup seasons second race at Pocono. Kahne won the June race here after capturing the pole. He has one other pole start at Pocono in the June, 2004 race.

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Rounding out the top 5 odds to win favorites for this Sunday’s race are last weeks winner Jimmie Johnson at 5.5/1, Sprint Cup Series points leader Kyle Busch and two-time Pocono winner Denny Hamlin at 6/1 and June 2005 Pocono winner Carl Edwards at 7/1.
The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Pocono 500 will be held on Sunday August 3, 2008 at Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania. Pre-race coverage begins at 1:00pm eastern on ESPN and ESPN HD.
The green flag will drop at approximately 2:15pm eastern, TV coverage will be provided by ESPN and ESPN HD. Radio coverage for the 2008 Pocono 500 will be provided by the Motor Racing Network (MRN).
Odds to Win The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Pocono 500 – Pocono Raceway – Pocono, Pennsylvania
Kasey Kahne +500
Jimmie Johnson +550
Kyle Busch +600
Denny Hamlin +600
Carl Edwards +700
Dale Earnhardt Jr. +1200
Jeff Gordon +1200
Tony Stewart +1200
Greg Biffle +1500
Matt Kenseth +1500
Brian Vickers +2000
Mark Martin +2500
Kevin Harvick +2500
Martin Truex Jr. +3000
Jeff Burton +3000
David Ragan +4000
Elliott Sadler +4000
Ryan Newman +4000
Kurt Busch +4000
Clint Bowyer +4000
Jamie McMurray +5000
Juan Pablo Montoya +8000
Michael Waltrip +10000
Scott Riggs +10000
Paul Menard +10000
Robby Gordon +10000
Sam Hornish Jr. +10000
Reed Sorenson +10000
Casey Mears +10000
Patrick Carpentier +10000
David Gilliland +10000
Terry Labonte +10000
David Reutimann +10000
AJ Allmendinger +10000
Bobby LaBonte +10000
Dave Blaney +10000
Bill Elliott +10000
Travis Kvapil +10000
Tony Raines +12500
Joe Nemechek +12500
J.J. Yeley +12500
Regan Smith +12500
Michael McDowell +12500
Chad McCumbee +15000
Jason Leffler +15000
Dario Franchitti +15000

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