College Savings 250

The NASCAR Nationwide Series hits Richmond International Raceway on Friday night for the 2009 Virginia 529 College Savings 250.

Kyle Busch maintains his role as the pre-race favorite to win this week’s Nationwide event.

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Busch is listed at 2/1 odds to win according to oddsmakers at the online sports book BetOnline. Other short odds to win are Denny Hamlin (3/1), Kevin Harvick (5/1), Clint Bowyer (6/1), and Carl Edwards (6/1).

Busch leads the Nationwide series by 221 points right now and is the 2007 winner of this event. Busch has finished in the top 10 in 22 of 26 Nationwide races this season and is coming off a second place finish last Saturday.

Hamlin has driven in just three Nationwide races this year and finished no better than 21st, but Hamilin is a Virginia native with Richmond International Raceway considered his home track.

Harvick is coming off a win in the Degree V12 300 last weekend and has finished in the top five in his last four Nationwide races. Harvick won this event in 2006.

Bowyer has competed in just seven Nationwide races this year, but has one win and three third-place finishes.

Edwards sits second in the points standings behind Busch and is the defending champion of this race. Edwards has finished in the top seven in 11 of his last 12 Nationwide races.

The Virginia 529 College Savings 250 will take place Friday, Sept. 11 from Richmond International Raceway at 7PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 – 2009 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 – Richmond International Raceway – Sept. 11, 2009

Kyle Busch 2/1    

Denny Hamlin 3/1    

Kevin Harvick 5/1    

Clint Bowyer 6/1    

Carl Edwards 6/1     

Greg Biffle 10/1    

Brad Keselowski 27/2    

Martin Truex Jr 33/2    

David Reutimann 33/2    

Jason Leffle 25/1    

Scott Wimmer 25/1 

Field 8/1

2009 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Information

Race Date: Friday, Sept. 11

Location: Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA

Pre-Race: 7PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 7:43 p.m.

TV Coverage: ESPN2

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (250 laps)

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Posted: 9/10/09 7:37PM ET

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