Mark Martin sits on the pole

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TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – Mark Martin will be up front to start the 2011 Good Sam Club 500 on Sunday after he was fastest in qualifying on Saturday afternoon.

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According to oddsmakers, Martin now has 30/1 odds to win the race while the new favorite to win is Jimmie Johnson, who has 7/1 odds, while Dale Earnhardt Jr. has 9/1 odds to win.

Johnson is eighth in the current point standings. He is 35 points out of first place. Johnson has two wins and 13 top 5’s on the year and his average finish on the year is 11.0 while his season driver rating is 101.2. At Talladega, Johnson has two wins and five top 5’s in 19 races. His average finish is 16.4 while his driver rating is 83.8. Johnson will start second on Sunday.

Dale Jr. is ninth in the point standings, sitting 60 points out of first. He has just four top 5’s and no wins on the year. His average finish on the season is 14.5 while his driver rating is 83.6. At Talladega, he has five wins and nine top 5’s in 23 races at this track. His average finish at Talladega is 14.6, while his driver rating is 92.7, which is tops for any current driver. He qualified sixth for Sunday’s race.

The Good Sam Club 500 will take place Sunday, Oct. 23 from Talladega Superspeedway at 2:14PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Good Sam Club 500 – 2011 Good Sam Club 500 – Talladega Superspeedway – Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Jimmie Johnson 7/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 9/1

Carl Edwards 10/1

Kyle Busch 10/1

Kevin Harvick 10/1

Tony Stewart 11/1

Jeff Gordon 11/1

Kurt Busch 12/1

Matt Kenseth 12/1

Clint Bowyer 13/1

Jamie McMurray 15/1

Brad Keselowski 20/1

David Ragan 20/1

Denny Hamlin 20/1

Kasey Kahne 22/1

Greg Biffle 22/1

AJ Allmendinger 23/1

Ryan Newman 25/1

Jeff Burton 25/1

Joey Logano 25/1

Juan Montoya 25/1

Mark Martin 30/1

Brian Vickers 30/1

Paul Menard 35/1

Martin Truex Jr 35/1

David Reutimann 40/1

Field 15/1

Qualifying Results

1 Mark Martin (5)

2 Jimmie Johnson (48)

3 Clint Bowyer (33)

4 Trevor Bayne (21)

5 Jeff Gordon (24)

6 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

7 Paul Menard (27)

8 David Ragan (6)

9 Carl Edwards (99)

10 Ryan Newman (39)

11 Matt Kenseth (17)

12 Tony Stewart (14)

13 Kevin Harvick (29)

14 Kurt Busch (22)

15 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

16 Brad Keselowski (2)

17 Travis Kvapil (38)

18 Greg Biffle (16)

19 Marcos Ambrose (9)

20 Kevin Conway (97)

21 Bobby Labonte (47)

22 Regan Smith (78)

23 Michael Waltrip (115)

24 A J Allmendinger (43)

25 Jeff Burton (31)

26 Kasey Kahne (4)

27 Joe Nemechek (87)

28 J.J. Yeley (55)

29 Michael McDowell (66)

30 Brian Vickers (83)

31 Denny Hamlin (11)

32 Terry Labonte (32)

33 Andy Lally (71)

34 Kyle Busch (18)

35 Joey Logano (20)

36 David Reutimann (00)

37 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

38 Landon Cassill (51)

39 Jamie McMurray (1)

40 David Gilliland (34)

41 Dave Blaney (36)

42 Casey Mears (13)

43 Robby Gordon (7)

44 Geoffrey Bodine (135) DNQ

45 Scott Speed (46) DNQ

46 T.J. Bell (277) DNQ

47 Josh Wise (37) DNQ

2011 Good Sam Club 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Location: Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL

Pre-Race: 1PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 2:14PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (188 laps)

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