Busch gets the pole

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WATKINS GLEN, NY (TheSpread) – Kyle Busch claimed another pole on Saturday, and he will start up front for Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen.

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According to oddsmakers, Marcos Ambrose is still the favorite to win the race with 5/2 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Busch (7/2), Tony Stewart (6/1), and Juan Pablo Montoya (7/1).

Ambrose is considered a road course specialist, that is why is he is favored. He has never won at Watkins Glen, but has three top 5’s. His average finish at this track is 2.7 and his driver rating is 113.2, which ranks third amongst drivers. Ambrose is 23rd in the current point standings. He has just three top 5’s on the year. Ambrose will start third for Sunday’s race.

Busch has one win at this track with two top 5’s. His average finish at Watkins Glen is 10.3 and his driver rating is 102.1, which ranks fourth in the series. This season, Busch is third in the point standings. He is 14 out of first. Busch has three wins and 11 top 5’s on the year.

Stewart has five wins at Watkins Glen in his career. His average finish is 5.4 while his driver rating is 129.6, which is tops in the series. Stewart is ninth in the point standings. He is winless, but has two top 5’s and eight top 10’s on the year. Stewart qualified seventh for Sunday’s race.

Montoya has one win at this track in his career and an average finish of 12.5. His driver rating at The Glen is 113.5, which ranks second to Stewart in the series. Montoya has had a tough season, as he is 21st in the current standings. He has two top 5’s and six top 10’s on the season. Montoya will start from the fifth position.

The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen will take place Sunday, Aug. 14 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 – 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen – Watkins Glen International – Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011

Marcos Ambrose 5/2

Kyle Busch 7/2

Tony Stewart 6/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 7/1

Jimmie Johnson 10/1

Kurt Busch 10/1

AJ Allmendinger 12/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Ryan Newman 18/1

Jeff Gordon 20/1

Kevin Harvick 25/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Jamie McMurray 40/1

Greg Biffle 45/1

Kasey Kahne 50/1

Boris Said 60/1

Clint Bowyer 60/1

Robby Gordon 60/1

Denny Hamlin 60/1

Joey Logano 60/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 75/1

Brad Keselowski 75/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Matt Kenseth 100/1

Mark Martin 100/1

David Ragan 100/1

Brian Vickers 200/1

Regan Smith 200/1

Jeff Burton 200/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 60/1

Qualifying Results

1 Kyle Busch (18)

2 A J Allmendinger (43)

3 Marcos Ambrose (9)

4 Jimmie Johnson (48)

5 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

6 Ryan Newman (39)

7 Tony Stewart (14)

8 Carl Edwards (99)

9 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

10 Regan Smith (78)

11 Bobby Labonte (47)

12 Brad Keselowski (2)

13 Joey Logano (20)

14 Jamie McMurray (1)

15 Boris Said (51)

16 David Ragan (6)

17 Jeff Gordon (24)

18 Kasey Kahne (4)

19 Clint Bowyer (33)

20 Brian Vickers (83)

21 Joe Nemechek (87)

22 Mark Martin (5)

23 Kevin Harvick (29)

24 Matt Kenseth (17)

25 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

26 Casey Mears (13)

27 Kurt Busch (22)

28 Greg Biffle (16)

29 Scott Speed (37)

30 J.J. Yeley (55)

31 Robby Gordon (7)

32 Paul Menard (27)

33 Michael McDowell (66)

34 T.J. Bell (150)

35 Andrew Ranger (32)

36 Andy Lally (71)

37 Mike Skinner (60)

38 Ron Fellows (36)

39 David Reutimann (00)

40 Jeff Burton (31)

41 David Gilliland (34)

42 Denny Hamlin (11)

43 Terry Labonte (38)

44 Dave Blaney (135) DNQ

45 Brian Simo (46) DNQ

46 P.J. Jones (177) DNQ

2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Information

Race Date: Sunday, Aug. 14

Location: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY

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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