Honda Indy 200 Odds

The IndyCar Racing League returns to action this Sunday, Aug. 9 for the Honda Indy 200 in Lexington, Ohio.

This road course event will take place from the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and current IRL Standings leader, Ryan Briscoe, is the favorite to win.

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Briscoe opens the race as a favorite with a betting line of +333 according to odds makers from the online sports book Other drivers receiving short odds for the race are Helio Castroneves (+350), Scott Dixon (+400), Dario Franchitti (+400), and Justin Wilson (+400).

Briscoe is the defending champion of this event and he will be looking for his third win of the season come Sunday. One of Briscoe’s two wins this year came on a road course and the points leader has not finished outside of the top four in eight of his last nine events.

Castroneves is a two-time winner in the Honday Indy 200, as he won back-to-back events in 2000 and 2001. In 2008, Castroneves finished second to Briscoe in the race and this year, Castroneves has two victories and is fourth in the IRL standings.

Dixon sits second in the IRL standings, eight points behind Briscoe. Dixon has three wins on the year and has not finished worse than seventh in the last 10 IRL races. Dixon is also the 2007 winner of the Honda Indy 200.

Franchitti sits third in the IRL standings and has three wins on the season, two of which came on road courses.

Justin Wilson is considered a road course specialist, as all of his top five finishes in 2009 have come on road courses. Wilson got his lone win this year at Watkins Glen International on July 5.

The Honda Indy 200 will take place this Sunday, Aug. 9 from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course at 1 p.m. ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the IRL Honda Indy 200 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Aug. 9, 2009

Ryan Briscoe +333

Helio Castroneves +350

Scott Dixon +400

Dario Franchitti +400

Justin Wilson +400

Tony Kanaan +1000

Dan Wheldon +1600

Ryan Hunter-Reay +1800

Graham Rahal +1800

Marco Andretti +2000

Mario Moraes +2200

Danica Patrick +2800

Hideki Mutoh +3300

Ed Carpenter +3300

Raphael Matos +6600

EJ Viso +12500

Richard Antinucci +15000

Milka Duno +20000

2009 IRL Honda Indy 200 Information
Race Date: Sunday, Aug. 9
Location: Lexington, Ohio
Pre-Race: 1 p.m. ET
Green Flag: Approx. 1:45 p.m. ET
TV Coverage: VERSUS
Radio Coverage: IMS
Track Type: Road (85 laps)

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Posted: 8/06/09 9:11PM ET


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