McMurray wins Martinsville pole

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MARTINSVILLE, TN (TheSpread) – Jamie McMurray hasn’t had much to be happy about this NASCAR season, but he did come away with the pole for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 on Friday.

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According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson are now co-favorites to win Sunday’s race, as each has 5/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Brad Keselowski (6/1) and Joey Logano (7/1).

Gordon is one of eight drivers left in the Chase. He has four wins and 12 top 5s this year. Gordon is an eight-time winner at the track with an average finish of 7.0. His driver rating at Martinsville is 119.0, which ranks second. Gordon will start 13th on Sunday.

Johnson is out of title contention. He has three wins and 10 top 5s for the season. Johnson has eight wins at this track with an average finish of 5.2., while his driver rating there is 124.8, which is best of any driver. Johnson qualified seventh for this race.

Keselowski is still contending for the title. He has a series-best six wins this year to go with 14 top 5s. Keselowski has never won at Martinsville, and his average finish there is 13.4. His driver rating at the track is 84.5, which ranks 11th amongst current drivers. Keselowski will start sixth on Sunday.

Logano qualified second for this race. He is one of the eight drivers contending for the title. He currently has five wins and 15 top 5s on the year. Logano has never won at this track, but has an average finish of 14.8 and a driver rating of 82.3.

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The Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 will take place Sunday, October 26 at 1:43PM ET from Martinsville Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 – 2014 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 – Martinsville Speedway – Sunday, October 26

Jeff Gordon 5/1

Jimmie Johnson 5/1

Brad Keselowski 6/1

Joey Logano 7/1

Denny Hamlin 8/1

Matt Kenseth 8/1

Kevin Harvick 10/1

Kyle Busch 10/1

Jamie McMurray 15/1

Clint Bowyer 18/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Kyle Larson 25/1

Carl Edwards 30/1

Kasey Kahne 30/1

Kurt Busch 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Brian Vickers 60/1

Greg Biffle 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Austin Dillon 100/1

Casey Mears 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Justin Allgaier 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Martin Truex Jr 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Ricky Stenhouse 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 99.905.

2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 99.605.

3. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 99.318.

4. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 99.297.

5. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 99.266.

6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 99.24.

7. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 99.23.

8. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 99.209.

9. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 98.836.

10. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 98.62.

11. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 98.553.

12. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 98.328.

13. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 98.841.

14. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 98.815.

15. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 98.81.

16. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 98.646.

17. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 98.625.

18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 98.589.

19. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 98.466.

20. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 98.466.

21. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 98.446.

22. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 98.338.

23. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 98.333.

24. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 98.282.

25. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 98.216.

26. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 98.2.

27. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 98.114.

28. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 98.089.

29. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 98.073.

30. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 97.906.

31. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 97.886.

32. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 97.876.

33. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 97.835.

34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 97.785.

35. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 97.729.

36. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 97.694.

37. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

38. (93) Clay Rogers, Toyota, Owner Points.

39. (33) Travis Kvapil, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

40. (83) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, Owner Points.

41. (44) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

42. (32) Kyle Fowler, Ford, Owner Points.

43. (66) Mike Wallace, Toyota, Owner Points.

2014 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, October 26

Location: Martinsville Speedway; Ridgeway, VA

Pre-Race: 1PM ET

Green Flag: 1:43PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Short Track (500 laps)

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