Gordon wins pole for Saturday

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CONCORD, NC (TheSpread) – Jeff Gordon won the pole for the Bank of American 500 on Thursday night and will now start up front for Saturday’s race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson is now the favorite to win this race, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Matt Kenseth (6/1), Kyle Busch (6/1) and Kasey Kahne (7/1).

Johnson is second in the point standings, trailing Kenseth by 3 points. He has five wins and 12 top 5s this year. Johnson has six wins at Charlotte with an average finish of 11.9. His driver rating at the track is 110.0, which ranks tops of any driver. Johnson qualified fourth for this race.

Kenseth qualified 20th for this race. He is the current points leader by 3 points. Kenseth has seven wins and eight top 5s on the year. Kenseth has two wins and seven top 5s at Charlotte. His average finish at the track is 14.2, while his driver rating there is 95.3, which ranks fourth in the series.

Busch qualified ninth for the race. He is fifth in the point standings, 35 points out of first. Busch has four wins and 14 top 5s on the year. Busch is winless at Charlotte, but has an average finish of 16.5 at the track. His driver rating in Charlotte is 107.2, which is second-best of any driver.

Kahne is 13th in the standings, 83 points out of first. He has two wins and eight top 5s this season. Kahne has four wins at Charlotte with an average finish of 11.9. His driver rating at the track is 100.5, which ranks third in the series. Kahne will start fifth on Saturday night

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The Bank of America 500 will take place Saturday, October 12 at 7:46PM ET from Charlotte Motor Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Bank of America 500 – 2013 Bank of America 500 – Charlotte Motor Speedway – Saturday, October 12

Jimmie Johnson 4/1

Matt Kenseth 6/1

Kyle Busch 6/1

Kasey Kahne 7/1

Kevin Harvick 8/1

Jeff Gordon 8/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Kurt Busch 15/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 15/1

Carl Edwards 18/1

Clint Bowyer 20/1

Brad Keselowski 25/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Martin Truex Jr 25/1

Denny Hamlin 30/1

Ryan Newman 35/1

Brian Vickers 40/1

Juan Montoya 60/1

Jamie McMurray 75/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Mark Martin 100/1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 194.308.

2. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 194.203.

3. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 193.959.

4. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 193.791.

5. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 193.694.

6. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 193.535.

7. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 193.458.

8. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 193.417.

9. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 193.403.

10. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 193.112.

11. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 192.995.

12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 192.974.

13. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 192.754.

14. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 192.719.

15. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 192.575.

16. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 192.362.

17. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 192.232.

18. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 192.123.

19. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 192.02.

20. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 191.993.

21. (51) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 191.959.

22. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 191.782.

23. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 191.748.

24. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 191.632.

25. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 191.564.

26. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 191.469.

27. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 190.961.

28. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 190.59.

29. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 190.55.

30. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 190.349.

31. (30) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 190.342.

32. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 189.673.

33. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 189.195.

34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 189.069.

35. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 188.923.

36. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 188.607.

37. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, Owner Points.

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

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

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

41. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, Owner Points.

42. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

43. (95) Blake Koch, Ford, Owner Points.

2013 Bank of America 500 Information

Race Date: Saturday, October 12

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

Pre-Race: 7PM ET

Green Flag: 7:46PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Track Type: Speedway (334 laps)

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