MICAH ROBERTS' SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS


MICAH ROBERTS’ SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS

Quicken Loans 400

Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich.

10 a.m. today, TNT (18); race starts at 10:15

Rating Driver Odds Practice 1 Qualified Practice 2 Practice 3

1. Carl Edwards 30/1 10th 1st 2nd 5th Two-time winner; 8.2 average finish in 17 starts best of active drivers

2. Jimmie Johnson 4/1 8th 17th 3rd 4th Led 15 percent of laps in past 16 MIS races; using winning All-Star chassis

3. Kasey Kahne 15/1 1st 3rd 6th 2nd 2006 winner; using chassis that was second at Kansas and Charlotte

4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 7/1 5th 12th 14th 18th Two-time winner, including last spring; using same chassis this week

5. Kurt Busch 25/1 2nd 2nd 1st 1st Two wins, last in 2007; continues trend of being fast in every practice

6. Greg Biffle 10/1 18th 19th 7th 9th Three-time winner, including last fall; using same chassis this week

7. Brad Keselowski 12/1 23rd 16th 11th 10th Career-best second here last fall; using sixth-place Kansas chassis

8. Kevin Harvick 25/1 4th 21st 9th 15th 2010 winner, his only top-five finish since 2003; using All-Star chassis

9. Mark Martin 55/1 6th 22nd 5th 3rd Four-time winner; his is only Toyota running at maximum horsepower

10. Jeff Gordon 15/1 28th 29th 13th 21st Two-time winner; part of strong Hendrick showings in practices

Odds courtesy of MGM Resorts sports books

Micah Roberts, a former sports book director, has been setting NASCAR lines in Las Vegas since 1995. For more of Roberts’ insights on the race, go to The Linemakers on SportingNews.com or follow him on Twitter: @MicahRoberts7.

 

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