Jimmie Johnson has some work to do in the Sprint Cup Series standings as the circuit takes on Dover International Speedway this weekend at the AAA 400.
Johnson, the five-time defending Sprint Cup champion, has slipped to 10th place in the driver standings after two Chase events, and he's down to 13/2 odds on the NASCAR betting board at to come up with his sixth title in a row.
Tony Stewart, who is riding a two-race winning streak into Dover, is atop the list at 5/2 to win the championship this season, with Kevin Harvick at 4/1, Carl Edwards and Jeff Gordon at 5/1, and Kyle Busch at 6/1 to come out on top.
Stewart holds down first place in the standings right now ahead of Harvick (seven points back of the leader) and Brad Keselowski (11 points back of the leader). Keselowski, who won three races earlier this season, is at 7/1 to round out the top contenders on the Sprint Cup Championship NASCAR board at .
Kurt Busch is then at 22/1 at to win the championship this season, followed by Matt Kenseth at 30/1, Dale Earnhardt Jr. at 40/1, Ryan Newman at 60/1, and Denny Hamlin at 100/1. Hamlin sits 66 points back of Stewart in 12th place in the driver standings right now; the other 10 drivers are within 35 points of first place.
Odds to Win 2011 Sprint Cup Championship at as of September 28:
Tony Stewart 5/2
Kevin Harvick 4/1
Carl Edwards 5/1
Jeff Gordon 5/1
Kyle Busch 6/1
Jimmie Johnson 13/2
Brad Keselowski 7/1
Kurt Busch 22/1
Matt Kenseth 30/1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 40/1
Ryan Newman 60/1
Denny Hamlin 100/1
Johnson has dominated Dover recently, winning three of the last five events on the track including the last two AAA 400 races. Kenseth took the checkered flag in the FedEx 400 at Dover in May, and Kyle Busch won that race during the 2010 season.
The AAA 400 is the third of 10 Chase races, with the other seven events to be held at Kansas, Charlotte, Talladega, Martinsville, Texas, Phoenix, and Homestead-Miami. Watch for races odds and other NASCAR wagers for this week at .