Edwards wins pole in Texas

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FORT WORTH, TX (TheSpread) – Carl Edwards was fastest in qualifying on Friday for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. Here is an updated look at the odds for this race after qualifying.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson is still the favorite to win this race, as he has 7/2 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Matt Kenseth (4/1) and Kyle Busch (9/2). Edwards now has 12/1 odds to win.

Johnson is tied with Kenseth for the points lead. He has five wins this year with 14 top 5s. Johnson has two wins at Texas with an average finish of 9.1. His driver rating at Texas is 103.8, which ranks second amongst current drivers. Johnson will start third on Sunday.

Kenseth has a series-best seven wins on the year to go along with 10 top 5s. Kenseth has two wins at Texas with an average finish of 8.5. His driver rating at the track is 106.5, which is best of any driver. Kenseth qualified sixth for this race.

Busch sits fifth in the point standings, 36 points out of first. Busch has four wins and 16 top 5s this year. Busch has one win at Texas, with an average finish of 14.1. His driver rating at the track is 101.5, which ranks fourth in the series. Busch will begin from the fifth position.

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The AAA Texas 500 will take place Sunday, November 3 at 3:16PM ET from Texas Motor Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the AAA Texas 500 – 2013 AAA Texas 500 – Texas Motor Speedway – Sunday, November 3

Jimmie Johnson 7/2

Matt Kenseth 4/1

Kyle Busch 9/2

Kasey Kahne 8/1

Jeff Gordon 10/1

Brad Keselowski 10/1

Carl Edwards 12/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 15/1

Kevin Harvick 15/1

Martin Truex Jr 15/1

Joey Logano 20/1

Greg Biffle 20/1

Clint Bowyer 25/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Kurt Busch 30/1

Paul Menard 60/1

Ricky Stenhouse 75/1

Jeff Burton 75/1

Jamie McMurray 100/1

Mark Martin 100/1

Elliott Sadler 100/1

Trevor Bayne 100/1

Kyle Larson 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Bobby Labonte 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Juan Montoya 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 196.114.

2. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 196.1.

3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 195.943.

4. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 195.837.

5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 195.78.

6. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 195.518.

7. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 195.312.

8. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 195.171.

9. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 195.129.

10. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 195.03.

11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194.665.

12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.517.

13. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 194.384.

14. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 194.377.

15. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 194.161.

16. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 193.805.

17. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 193.659.

18. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 193.618.

19. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 193.604.

20. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 193.403.

21. (33) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 193.334.

22. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 193.126.

23. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 193.043.

24. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 192.933.

25. (55) Elliott Sadler, Toyota, 192.905.

26. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 192.802.

27. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 192.651.

28. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 192.048.

29. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 191.891.

30. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 191.829.

31. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 191.421.

32. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 191.347.

33. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 190.53.

34. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 189.88.

35. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 189.321.

36. (51) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 189.235.

37. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

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

39. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, Owner Points.

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

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

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

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

2013 AAA Texas 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, November 3

Location: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX

Pre-Race: 2PM ET

Green Flag: 3:16PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (334 laps)

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