Edwards wins the pole

Carl Edwards was the fastest in Saturday’s qualifying for the 2010 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen and he will start up front on Sunday.

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Following qualifying, Tony Stewart is now the favorite to win the house.

Tony Stewart has been given 5/2 odds to win according to oddsmakers at the online sports book SBGGLOBAL. Other short odds to win are Marcos Ambrose (4/1), Juan Pablo Montoya (9/2), and Jeff Gordon (9/2).

Stewart has won this event five times and has seven road course wins in his career. His average finish at Watkins Glen is 5.3 and his driver rating is a series-best 135.0. Stewart is currently eighth in the point standings, 361 points behind leader Kevin Harvick. Stewart is winless in 2010 and he qualified sixth for this race.

Ambrose is considered a specialist for the road course races. He has yet to win this event or a road course race but his average finish on this track is 2.5 and his driver rating is 106.9, which ranks second in the series. Ambrose is 28th in the standings right now and he has just two top 10’s in 21 races. Ambrose will start 11th on Sunday.

Montoya has never won this event but does hold a road course victory. At Watkins Glen, Montoya has an average finish of 16.3 and a driver rating of 101.4. Montoya is 21st in the standings right now with four top 5’s. Montoya will start third on Sunday afternoon.

Gordon has nine career wins on road courses, including four at Watkins Glen. Gordon has an average finish of 14.8 on this track and a driver rating of 88.9. Gordon is currently second in the standings, 189 points behind Harvick. Gordon is winless in 2010 but has 10 top 5’s. Gordon qualified 16th for the race.

The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen will take place Sunday, Aug. 8 from Watkins Glen International at 1:18PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen – 2010 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen – Watkins Glen International – Aug. 8, 2010

Tony Stewart 5/2

Marcos Ambrose 4/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 9/2

Jeff Gordon 9/2

Carl Edwards 12/1

Jamie McMurray 12/1

Kyle Busch 12/1

Jimmie Johnson 12/1

Kurt Busch 20/1

Boris Said 20/1

Greg Biffle 20/1

Denny Hamlin 25/1

Kevin Harvick 25/1

AJ Allmendinger 30/1

Robby Gordon 35/1

Scott Speed 60/1

Martin Truex Jr 75/1

Ryan Newman 75/1

Mark Martin 80/1

Joey Logano 100/1

Clint Bowyer 100/1

Kasey Kahne 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Max Papis 100/1

Patrick Carpentier 200/1

Paul Menard 200/1

Andy Lally 200/1

Sam Hornish Jr 200/1

Matt Kenseth 200/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 300/1

Brad Keselowski 500/1

David Ragan 500/1

Elliot Sadler 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1

Qualifying Results

1 Carl Edwards (99)

2 Jamie McMurray (1)

3 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

4 A J Allmendinger (43)

5 Kurt Busch (2)

6 Tony Stewart (14)

7 Greg Biffle (16)

8 Scott Speed (82)

9 Jimmie Johnson (48)

10 Kyle Busch (18)

11 Marcos Ambrose (47)

12 Sam Hornish Jr. (77)

13 Boris Said (83)

14 Denny Hamlin (11)

15 Robby Gordon (7)

16 Jeff Gordon (24)

17 Patrick Carpentier (26)

18 Joey Logano (20)

19 Ryan Newman (39)

20 Kevin Harvick (29)

21 Ron Fellows (36)

22 Jeff Burton (31)

23 Paul Menard (98)

24 Mark Martin (5)

25 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

26 Michael McDowell (55)

27 Regan Smith (78)

28 Max Papis (13)

29 Bobby Labonte (09)

30 David Reutimann (00)

31 Matt Kenseth (17)

32 Brad Keselowski (12)

33 Andy Lally (71)

34 Clint Bowyer (33)

35 David Ragan (6)

36 Kasey Kahne (9)

37 Joe Nemechek (87)

38 Elliott Sadler (19)

39 P.J. Jones (207)

40 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

41 Travis Kvapil (37)

42 Kevin Conway (34)

43 David Gilliland (38)

44 J.J. Yeley (46) DNQ

45 Dave Blaney (66) DNQ

46 Tony Ave (235) DNQ

2010 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen Information

Race Date: Sunday, Aug. 8

Location: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Pre-Race: Noon ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:18PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Road (90 laps)

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Posted: 8/7/10 5:05PM ET

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