Newman on the pole for Sunday

2011 nascar sprint cup series ryan newman geico 300

LOUDON, NH (TheSpread)Ryan Newman wins his third pole of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season and now he will start up front for the Sylvania 300 on Sunday.

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According to oddsmakers, Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon are now the favorites to win this event as each driver has 5/1 odds to win. Kevin Harvick now has 7/1 odds to win.

Johnson is eighth in the current point standings and trails Harvick by 16 points. Johnson has one win and 11 top 5’s on the year. Johnson has three wins at New Hampshire and seven top 5’s. His average finish at the track is 9.6 while his driver rating is 105.8, which ranks third in the series. Johnson qualified 10th for Sunday’s race.

Gordon is 11th in the point standings, 25 outside of first. He has three wins and 10 top 5’s on the year. Gordon has three wins at New Hampshire along with 14 top 5’s and 18 top 10’s. His average finish at the track is 11.0 while his driver rating is 107.3, which ranks second in the series. Gordon will start seventh on Sunday.

Harvick leads the point standings and he has four wins and eight top 5’s on the year. Harvick has one win at New Hampshire with an average finish of 14.2 and a driver rating of 91.1, which ranks 10th in the series. Harvick will start sixth on Sunday.

The Sylvania 300 will take place Sunday, Sept. 25 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 2:14PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Sylvania 300 – 2011 Sylvania 300 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Jeff Gordon 5/1

Kevin Harvick 7/1

Kyle Busch 8/1

Tony Stewart 8/1

Kurt Busch 8/1

Ryan Newman 10/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Kasey Kahne 15/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 20/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Clint Bowyer 20/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Brad Keselowski 25/1

Brian Vickers 30/1

Jeff Burton 30/1

Mark Martin 40/1

Joey Logano 50/1

Jamie McMurray 60/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 60/1

David Ragan 75/1

Matt Kenseth 75/1

Paul Menard 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

David Reutimann 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 200/1

Regan Smith 200/1

Bobby Labonte 1000/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 300/1

Qualifying Results

1 Ryan Newman (39)

2 Kasey Kahne (4)

3 Brian Vickers (83)

4 Greg Biffle (16)

5 Kurt Busch (22)

6 Kevin Harvick (29)

7 Jeff Gordon (24)

8 Kyle Busch (18)

9 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

10 Jimmie Johnson (48)

11 Clint Bowyer (33)

12 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

13 A J Allmendinger (43)

14 Paul Menard (27)

15 Bobby Labonte (47)

16 Brad Keselowski (2)

17 Regan Smith (78)

18 Jeff Burton (31)

19 David Reutimann (00)

20 Tony Stewart (14)

21 Mark Martin (5)

22 Dave Blaney (36)

23 Carl Edwards (99)

24 Joey Logano (20)

25 Jamie McMurray (1)

26 David Ragan (6)

27 Matt Kenseth (17)

28 Denny Hamlin (11)

29 Marcos Ambrose (9)

30 Landon Cassill (51)

31 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

32 J.J. Yeley (38)

33 David Gilliland (34)

34 David Stremme (30)

35 Michael McDowell (66)

36 Robby Gordon (7)

37 Casey Mears (13)

38 Travis Kvapil (55)

39 Joe Nemechek (87)

40 Mike Bliss (32)

41 Josh Wise (37)

42 Andy Lally (71)

43 Scott Speed (46)

44 Steve Park (135) DNQ

45 T.J. Bell (150) DNQ

2011 Sylvania 300 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Sept. 25

Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH

Pre-Race: 1:00PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 2:14PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (300 laps)

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