Updated Pep Boys Odds

The NASCARSprint Cup Series has its field set for the Pep Boys Auto 500 onSunday, as Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for the race on Saturday.

Pre-race favorite Jimmie Johnson is still favored to win Sunday’s race after qualifying third.

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Johnson is a 9/2 favorite to win the race according to odds makers at the online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com. Other short odds to win are Mark Martin (6/1), Jeff Gordon (6/1), and Kyle Busch (7/1).

Johnson is a two-time winner of the Pep Boys Auto 500, but hasn’t finished better than eighth in his last four races. Johnson has three wins on the year and has finished in the top 10 15 times in 2009. Johnson is behind Truex and KaseyKahne in the starting lineup.

Martinis also a two-time winner of this event, with his last victory coming in 1994. Martin is currently 10th in the standings and is only 60 points ahead of Busch in the 13th position.  Martin will start seven thin Sunday’s race.

Gordonis also a two-time winner of this event. Gordon sits third in the points standings and has 16 top-10 finishes and 11 top-five finishes in 2009. Gordon will start fourth in Sunday’s race.

Busch is 13th in the points standings, just outside the Chase for the Championship. He will start fifth on Sunday.

The Pep Boys Auto 500 will take place Sunday, Sept. 6 from Atlanta Motor Speedway at 7:30 p.m. ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Pep Boys Auto 500 – 2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 – Atlanta Motor Speedway – Sept. 6, 2009

Jimmie Johnson 9/2

Mark Martin 6/1

Jeff Gordon 6/1

Kyle Busch 7/1

Tony Stewart 10/1

Brian Vickers 10/1

Carl Edwards 10/1

Kurt Busch 10/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Kasey Kahne 15/1

Greg Biffle 18/1

Matt Kenseth 25/1

Clint Bowyer 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 30/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 30/1

Kevin Harvick 75/1

Joey Logano 75/1

David Reutimann 75/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

David Ragan 75/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Sam Hornish Jr 200/1

Reed Sorenson 300/1

Scott Speed 500/1

Elliott  Sadler 500/1

CaseyMears 500/1

AJ Allmendinger 500/1

David Stremme 500/1

Michael Waltrip 500/1

Bobby Labonte 500/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Sept. 6

Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia

Pre-Race: 7 PM ET

GreenFlag: Approx. 7:46 p.m.

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (325 laps)

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Posted: 9/5/09 9:36PM ET


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