Logano wins MIS pole

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BROOKLYN, MI (TheSpread) – Joey Logano was fastest in qualifying on Friday for the Pure Michigan 400. He will now start up front for Sunday’s race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson is still the favorite to win this race, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (8/1) and Matt Kenseth (8/1). Logano now has 12/1 odds to win.

Johnson is the current points leaders, 75 points ahead of the field. He has four wins and nine top 5s this season. Johnson has never won at Michigan, but has an average finish of 15.8 and a driver rating of 104.0, which ranks fourth in the series. Johnson will start third on Sunday.

Busch is fifth in the point standings, 115 points out of first. He has three wins and 10 top 5s this year. Busch has one win and four top 5s at Michigan. His average finish at this track is 15.6, while his driver rating there is 93.1, which ranks seventh in the series. Busch qualified 10th for Sunday’s race.

Kenseth is seventh in the point standings, 149 points out of first. Kenseth has four wins and five top 5s. Kenseth has two wins at MIS with an average finish of 9.4 and a driver rating of 106.0, which is second-best for any current driver. Kenseth will start 12th on Sunday.

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The Pure Michigan 400 will take place Sunday, August 18 at 1:16PM ET from Michigan International Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Pure Michigan 400 – 2013 Pure Michigan 400 – Michigan International Speedway – Sunday, August 18

Jimmie Johnson 4/1

Kyle Busch 8/1

Matt Kenseth 8/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 10/1

Kurt Busch 12/1

Kasey Kahne 12/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Greg Biffle 12/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Kevin Harvick 14/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Clint Bowyer 18/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Austin Dillon 30/1

Ryan Newman 35/1

Juan Montoya 35/1

Mark Martin 35/1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 60/1

Jamie McMurray 60/1

Jeff Burton 75/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Aric Almirola 200/1

Marcos Ambrose 300/1

Trevor Bayne 300/1

Danica Patrick 300/1

Bobby Labonte 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 500/1

Qualifying Results

1. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 203.949 mph.

2. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 203.695.

3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 203.47.

4. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 203.218.

5. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 203.114.

6. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 202.988.

7. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 202.817.

8. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 202.8.

9. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 202.726.

10. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 202.384.

11. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 202.304.

12. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 202.23.

13. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 202.117.

14. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 201.799.

15. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 201.641.

16. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 201.59.

17. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 201.59.

18. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 201.337.

19. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 201.033.

20. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 200.736.

21. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 200.613.

22. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200.613.

23. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 200.518.

24. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 200.261.

25. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 200.178.

26. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 199.994.

27. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 199.983.

28. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 199.689.

29. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 199.518.

30. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 198.829.

31. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 197.906.

32. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 197.704.

33. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 197.672.

34. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, 197.028.

35. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 197.012.

36. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 196.98.

37. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, owner points.

38. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, owner points.

39. (51) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, owner points.

40. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, owner points.

41. (98) Johnny Sauter, Ford, owner points.

42. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, owner points.

43. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, owner points.

Failed To Qualify

44. (19) Scott Riggs, Toyota, 193.372.

2013 Pure Michigan 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, August 18

Location: Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI

Pre-Race: 12PM ET

Green Flag: 1:16PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (200 laps)

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