Ryan Briscoe Indy 500 Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Ryan Briscoe is the pole sitter for Sunday’s 2012 Indianapolis 500. Here is a look at his chances to win the race.
According to the oddsmakers, Briscoe has 7/1 odds to win this year’s race. He has competed in six Indianapolis 500’s in the past, with his best finish being fifth place in 2007. He also has a 10th place finish back in 2005. He has failed to crack the top 10 in his last four Indy 500 outings.
Briscoe has a history of starting well, as he has started in the top 4 in three of his six Indianapolis 500’s. He started second in 2009 and third in 2008. Briscoe won the pole in this year’s qualifying and will start first in Sunday’s race.
This year, Briscoe is eighth in the IRL point standings after four races. He has one top 5 and two top 10’s. He has not won an IRL race since 2010.
History could be on the side of Briscoe, as 20 Indy 500 winners have started in the pole position, more than any other starting position in the race’s history. The last pole winner came in 2009.
The Indianapolis 500 will take place Sunday, May 27 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Noon ET.
Ryan Briscoe odds for the 2012 Indianapolis 500
Odds to win: Ryan Briscoe 7/1