Earnhardt Jr. wins Dover pole

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DOVER, DE (TheSpread) – Dale Earnhardt Jr. was fastest in qualifying for the AAA 400 on Friday and 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 7/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Matt Kenseth (4/1), Kyle Busch (5/1).

Johnson is third in the current point standings, 18 points out of first. He has four wins and 11 top 5s on the season. Johnson has seven wins at Dover, and an average finish of 9.0 at the track. His driver rating there is 119.6, which is best of any driver. Johnson qualified eighth for this race.

Kenseth is the points leader by 14 points. He has a series-best 7 wins to go with eight top 5s. Kenseth has two wins at this track to go with an average finish of 13.6 and a driver rating of 107.3 at Dover, which ranks second in the series. Kenseth will start from the second position on Sunday.

Busch is second in the point standings, 14 points out of first. Busch has four wins and 13 top 5s this year. Busch has two wins and an average finish of 13.3 at Dover. His driver rating at the track is 105.6, which ranks third in the series. Busch qualified 14th on the race.

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The AAA 400 will take place Sunday, September 29 at 2:15PM ET from Dover International Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the AAA 400 – 2013 AAA 400 – Dover International Speedway – Sunday, September 29

Jimmie Johnson 7/2

Matt Kenseth 4/1

Kyle Busch 5/1

Kasey Kahne 12/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Carl Edwards 12/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Kevin Harvick 18/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Kurt Busch 20/1

Denny Hamlin 20/1

Brian Vickers 25/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Clint Bowyer 25/1

Joey Logano 25/1

Jamie McMurray 30/1

Greg Biffle 30/1

Juan Montoya 50/1

Aric Almirola 50/1

Mark Martin 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 161.849.

2. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 161.805.

3. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 161.74.

4. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 161.609.

5. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 161.609.

6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 161.594.

7. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 161.493.

8. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 161.341.

9. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 161.326.

10. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 161.204.

11. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 161.023.

12. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 160.8.

13. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 160.736.

14. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 160.721.

15. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 160.714.

16. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 160.664.

17. (47) A J Allmendinger, Toyota, 160.65.

18. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 160.557.

19. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 160.542.

20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 160.371.

21. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 160.249.

22. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 160.1.

23. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 159.851.

24. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 159.645.

25. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 158.779.

26. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 158.611.

27. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 158.451.

28. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 158.263.

29. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 157.992.

30. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 157.929.

31. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 157.563.

32. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 157.549.

33. (30) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 157.336.

34. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 156.883.

35. (95) Reed Sorenson, Ford, 156.692.

36. (51) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 156.644.

37. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

38. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, Owner Points.

39. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, Owner Points.

40. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

41. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points.

42. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, Owner Points.

43. (40) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

2013 AAA 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, September 29

Location: Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Pre-Race: 1PM ET

Green Flag: 2:15PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (400 laps)

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