Truex Jr. takes AAA 400 pole

2011 nascar sprint cup series aaa 400 qualifying

DOVER, DE (TheSpread) – Martin Truex Jr. hasn’t had a lot to be excited about this season, but he came out with the pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 and will start up front in the next NASCAR race.

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According to oddsmakers, Carl Edwards is now the favorite to win the race with 4/1 odds while Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch each have 5/1 odds to win Sunday’s race. Truex Jr. now has 15/1 odds to win.

Edwards qualified fourth for Sunday’s race. He is fourth in the standings and 14 points out of first place. Edwards has one win and 13 top 5’s on the year. Edwards owns one win at Dover with six top 5’s in 14 races. His average finish is 7.6 at the track while his driver rating is 104.9, which ranks fourth in the series.

Johnson is currently 10th in the point standings. He is 29 points out of first place. He has one win and 11 top 5’s this year. Johnson has had a lot of success at Dover, as he has six wins in 19 races. His average finish at this track is 9.6 while his driver rating is 117.4, which is tops of any driver in the series. Johnson qualified sixth on Saturday.

Busch is tied for sixth in the point standings, 26 points out of first. Busch has four wins this year and 13 top 5’s, both of which are tied for the series lead. Busch has won twice in 13 races at Dover and he also owns seven top 5’s. His average finish at this track is 13.8 while his driver rating is 102.0, which ranks fifth in the series. Busch will start fifth in Sunday’s race.

The AAA 400 will take place Sunday, Oct. 2 from Dover International Speedway at 2:14PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the AAA 400 – 2011 AAA 400 – Dover International Speedway – Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011

Carl Edwards 4/1

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Kyle Busch 5/1

Kurt Busch 10/1

Matt Kenseth 12/1

Kevin Harvick 12/1

Jeff Gordon 15/1

Brad Keselowski 15/1

Martin Truex Jr 15/1

Greg Biffle 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

AJ Allmendinger 20/1

Paul Menard 20/1

Kasey Kahne 20/1

Denny Hamlin 25/1

Clint Bowyer 40/1

Mark Martin 40/1

Ryan Newman 40/1

David Reutimann 50/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 50/1

David Ragan 50/1

Jeff Burton 50/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 60/1

Joey Logano 60/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Bobby Labonte 100/1

Regan Smith 100/1

Brian Vickers 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

2 Kurt Busch (22)

3 Paul Menard (27)

4 Carl Edwards (99)

5 Kyle Busch (18)

6 Jimmie Johnson (48)

7 A J Allmendinger (43)

8 Bobby Labonte (47)

9 Kasey Kahne (4)

10 Greg Biffle (16)

11 Denny Hamlin (11)

12 Marcos Ambrose (9)

13 Jeff Burton (31)

14 David Reutimann (00)

15 Brad Keselowski (2)

16 Regan Smith (78)

17 Mark Martin (5)

18 Matt Kenseth (17)

19 David Ragan (6)

20 Ryan Newman (39)

21 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

22 Kevin Harvick (29)

23 Jamie McMurray (1)

24 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

25 Landon Cassill (51)

26 Josh Wise (37)

27 Clint Bowyer (33)

28 Tony Stewart (14)

29 Scott Speed (46)

30 Brian Vickers (83)

31 David Stremme (30)

32 Travis Kvapil (55)

33 Joey Logano (20)

34 Jeff Gordon (24)

35 Michael McDowell (66)

36 David Gilliland (34)

37 Andy Lally (71)

38 Reed Sorenson (7)

39 Casey Mears (13)

40 Mike Bliss (32)

41 Dave Blaney (36)

42 Joe Nemechek (87)

43 J.J. Yeley (38)

44 Mike Skinner (60) DNQ

2011 AAA 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Oct. 2

Location: Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Pre-Race: 1:00PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 2:14PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (400 laps)

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