Pepsi 500 Odds

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. for the 2009 Pepsi 500.

The two-time defending race champion, Jimmie Johnson, is the pre-race favorite to win this week’s event.

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Johnson is a 7/2 favorite to win the race according to oddsmakers at the online sports book Other short odds to win are Mark Martin (11/2), Jeff Gordon (11/2), and Tony Stewart (7/1).

Johnson is 18 points behind Martin for the first place in the Sprint Cup standings. Johnson has finished in the top 10 in the last three races, including a win two weeks ago in the AAA 400.

Martin leads the standings and has won five times in 2009. Martin has finished in the top 10 in his last six races.

Gordon is seventh in the standings, 103 points behind Martin. Gordon has finished in the top 10 four of the last five races.

Stewart is fourth in the standings, 67 points behind Martin for first place. Stewart has four wins on the year, with the last one coming last week in the Price Chopper 400.

The Pepsi 500 will take place Sunday, Oct. 11 from Auto Club Speedway at 2:30PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Pepsi 500 – 2009 Pepsi 500 – Auto Club Speedway – Oct. 11, 2009

Jimmie Johnson 7/2    

Jeff Gordon 11/2    

Mark Martin 11/2    

Tony Stewart 7/1    

Greg Biffle 8/1    

Carl Edwards 10/1    

Juan Pablo Montoya 10/1    

Matt Kenseth 10/1    

Kyle Busch 11/1    

Denny Hamlin 12/1    

Brian Vickers 14/1    

Kasey Kahne 18/1    

Kurt Busch 18/1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 20/1    

Ryan Newman 25/1    

Clint Bowyer 30/1    

Kevin Harvick 33/1    

David Reutimann 35/1    

Jeff Burton 40/1    

Joey Logano 50/1    

Martin Truex Jr. 60/1    

Jamie McMurray 80/1    

Marcos Ambrose 100/1    

David Ragan 100/1    

Bobby Labonte 125/1    

Casey Mears 125/1    

David Stremme 150/1     

Sam Hornish Jr 175/1    

AJ Allmendinger 200/1    

Scott Speed 200/1    

Elliott Sadler 200/1    

Robby Gordon 250/1    

David Gilliland 250/1    

Mike Bliss 250/1    

Reed Sorrenson 250/1    

Max Papis 300/1    

Paul Menard 350/1    

John Andretti 350/1    

Dave Blaney 350/1    

Michael Waltrip 350/1    

Michael McDowell 350/1    

Joe Nemechek 350/1    

Mike Wallace 400/1    

Regan Smith 400/1

2009 Price Pepsi 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Oct. 11

Location: Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA

Pre-Race: 2:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 3:31PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (250 laps)

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Posted: 10/7/09 3:20PM ET

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