Daytona 500 Daredevil Longshot and Jimmie J's Return

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Travis Pastrana made his name as an action sports legend and YouTube daredevil.

His next Knievel-esque trick? Racing in the Daytona 500.

Pastrana qualified via time trials on Wednesday night, alongside NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson, who spent the last two seasons in IndyCar. He then worked out a deal with Michael Jordan's 23XI Racing and will be the team's third car on Sunday. has the full list of Daytona 500 odds below, and the book isn't giving Patrana much of a chance, placing him tied for second-to-worst odds at 150-1.

Johnson has much better chances, according to the odds, at 33-1.

When these odds initially opened on January 24, Ryan Blaney was the sole favorite at 10-1. Since then, Kyle Larson has overtaken him as the favorite.


Daytona 500

Kyle Larson                   11-1

Denny Hamlin               12-1

Ryan Blaney                  12-1

Chase Elliott                  14-1

Joey Logano                  14-1

Kyle Busch                    14-1

William Byron               16-1

Brad Keselowski            18-1

Bubba Wallace Jr          18-1

Ross Chastain                18-1

Aric Almirola                 20-1

Erik Jones                     20-1

Kevin Harvick                22-1

Alex Bowman                25-1

Austin Cindric               25-1

Martin Truex Jr             25-1

Tyler Reddick                25-1

Christopher Bell            28-1

Todd Gilliland               28-1

Austin Dillon                 33-1

Chase Briscoe               33-1

Chris Buescher              33-1

Jimmie Johnson            33-1

Michael McDowell        33-1

Noah Gragson               33-1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr        33-1

Ryan Preece                  33-1

Daniel Suarez                40-1

AJ Allmendinger            50-1

Corey Lajoie                  50-1

Harrison Burton            50-1

Justin Haley                  50-1

Ty Gibbs                       50-1

Riley Herbst                  150-1

Travis Pastrana             150-1

Ty Dillon                       150-1

Zane Smith                   150-1

BJ McLeod                    500-1

Cody Ware                    500-1

Conor Daly                    500-1

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