Banking 500 Odds

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will drive under the lights at Lowe’s Motor Speedway on Saturday for the 2009 NASCAR Banking 500.

Current points leader and three-time defending Sprint Cup champion, Jimmie Johnson, is favored to win this year’s event.

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Johnson is a 3/1 favorite to win the race according to oddsmakers at the online sports book Other short odds to win Mark Martin (6/1) and Jeff Gordon (7/1).

Johnson is a two-time winner of this event and leads the point standings by 12 over Martin thanks to his win last week in the Pepsi 500. Johnson has finished in the top 10 in all four Chase for the Championship races, including two victories.

Martin is a three-time winner of this event, with his last win coming in 1998. Martin has finished no worse than seventh in any Chase race and has one victory during that time. On the year, Martin has five wins to his credit.

Gordon sits fifth in the standings, 105 points behind his teammate, Johnson. Gordon is a two-time winner of this event, with his last win coming in 2007. Gordon has back-to-back runner-up finishes and has one win in 2009.

The NASCAR Banking 500 will take place Saturday, Oct. 17 from Lowe’s Motor Speedway at 7PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the NASCAR Banking 500 – 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 – Lowe’s Motor Speedway – Oct. 17, 2009

Jimmie Johnson 3/1    

Mark Martin 6/1    

Jeff Gordon 7/1    

Tony Stewart 10/1    

Juan Pablo Montoya 10/1    

Greg Biffle 12/1    

Kyle Busch 12/1    

Carl Edwards 12/1    

Denny Hamlin 15/1    

Brian Vickers 18/1    

Kurt Busch 20/1    

Kasey Kahne 20/1    

Kevin Harvick 25/1    

Matt Kenseth 25/1    

Dale Earnhardt Jr 30/1    

Clint Bowyer 30/1    

Ryan Newman 40/1    

Field (Any Other Driver) 50/1    

Joey Logano 50/1    

Jeff Burton 60/1    

David Reutimann 60/1    

Martin Truex Jr 75/1    

Brad Keselowski 100/1    

Elliott Sadler 100/1    

Sam Hornish Jr 100/1    

Marcos Ambrose 100/1    

David Stremme 100/1    

AJ Allmendinger 100/1    

Reed Sorenson 100/1    

Michael Waltrip 100/1    

David Ragan 100/1    

Jamie McMurray 100/1    

Casey Mears 100/1    

David Gilliland 100/1

2009 NASCAR Banking 500 Information

Race Date: Saturday, Oct. 17

Location: Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

Pre-Race: 7PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 7:41PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio Coverage: PRN

Track Type: Oval (334 laps)

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Posted: 10/13/09 2:52PM ET

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