Jimmie Johnson Favored to Win Sunday’s Shelby 427 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson is favored to win Sunday’s Shelby 427 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Johnson – a three-time winner at LVMS from 2005-2007 – got the nod today from Fred Crespi, Director of Race and Sports for The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver will start Sunday’s 427-mile grind at 9/2 – ahead of local hero Kyle Busch at 6/1 and 2009 Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth (who also won at LVMS in 2003 and 2004) at 8/1.

Jeff Gordon, who won the Las Vegas race in 2001, is listed at 7/1 and rookie sensation Joey Logano’s odds are 50/1.

Jimmie Johnson – 9/2
Kyle Busch – 6/1
Carl Edwards – 6/1
Jeff Gordon – 7/1
Greg Biffle – 8/1
Matt Kenseth – 8/1
Mark Martin – 15/1 
Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 15/1
Denny Hamlin – 15/1
Kurt Busch – 20/1
Tony Stewart – 20/1
Kevin Harvick – 22/1
Jeff Burton – 25/1
Kasey Kahne – 25/1
David Ragan – 30/1
Brian Vickers – 30/1
Jamie McMurray – 30/1
Clint Bowyer – 40/1
Juan Pablo Montoya – 40/1
Martin Truex – 40/1
Casey Mears – 50/1
Ryan Newman – 50/1
Joey Logano – 50/1
Brad Keselowski – 75/1
Aric Almirola – 75/1
Elliott Sadler – 75/1
Reed Sorenson – 75/1
David Stremme – 75/1
Sam Hornish Jr. – 100/1
A.J. Allmendinger – 125/1
Scott Speed – 125/1
Bobby Labonte – 125/1
David Reutimann – 150/1
Travis Kvapil – 200/1
David Gilliland – 200/1
Paul Menard – 200/1
Michael Waltrip – 250/1
Sterling Marlin 250/1
Marcos Ambrose – 250/1
Jeremy Mayfield – 250/1
Scott Riggs – 250/1
Dave Blaney – 500/1
Robby Gordon – 500/1
Regan Smith – 500/1
John Andretti – 500/1
Joe Nemechek – 500/1
Field (all others) – 200/1