IRL at Infineon Odds

The IndyCar Racing League hits the track at Infineon Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 23 for the 2009 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma.

With just four events left in the 2009 season, every race becomes crucial and the odds indicate just that this week as four drivers enter as the pre-race favorite

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Accoriding to odds makers from the online sports book Sportsbook.com Ryan Briscoe, Will Power, Scott Dixon, and Dario Franchitti all open with betting lines of +500.

Dixon currently has the points lead by three points over Briscoe. Dixon won this event in 2007 and  has four wins in 2009, including the last IRL event, the Honda Indy 200 on Aug. 9. Dixon has finished no worse than seventh in the last 11 IRL events.

Briscoe led the IRL standings for most of the year until being passed by Dixon. Briscoe has finished fourth or better in the last five events and has six second-place finishes and two wins in 2009.

Franchitti is third in the IRL standings, 20 points behind Dixon. Franchitti has three wins in 2009 and has finished sixth or better in the last four races. In 13 races this season, Franchitti has finished in the top five nine times.

Power has races in just six events, four of which were road courses. His lone win came on July 26 in the Rexall Edmonton Indy, on the streets of Edmonton. In his four road races, Power has finished no worse than sixth.

The Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma will take place this Sunday, Aug. 23 from Infineon Raceway at 2 p.m. ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma – Infineon Raceway – Aug. 23, 2009

Ryan Briscoe +500

Will Power +500

Scott Dixon +500

Dario Franchitti +500

Helio Castroneves +550

Justin Wilson +600

Graham Rahal +1000

Tony Kanaan +1500

Marco Andretti +1500

Oriol Servia +2000

Ryan Hunter Reay +2500

Field +700

2009 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma Information
Race Date: Sunday, Aug. 23
Location: Sonoma, Calif.
Pre-Race: 2 p.m. ET
Green Flag: Approx. 2:50 p.m. ET
TV Coverage: VERSUS
Radio Coverage: IMS
Track Type: Road (75 laps)

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Posted: 8/19/09 5:22PM ET

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