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NASCAR Power Rankings: After Darlington

Posted on: May 12, 2008 7:40 pm
Edited on: May 13, 2008 5:51 pm
Nice Race at Darlington. The top 5 in my rankings stayed the same and the rest didn't change a whole lot.


1. Kyle Busch (Last Week: 1st)
Kyle Busch He won his third race of the season and leads the standings of course he is number 1.   
2.Jeff Burton (Last Week: 2nd)
Jeff Burton Another top 10. Only one win, but his worst finish is 13th and 2nd in the standings.
3. .Denny Hamlin  (Last Week: 3rd)
Denny Hamlin  A top 10 finish gives him 7 on the season and makes up for the 24th last week.  He also moved up to 4th in the standings.
4.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Last Week: 4th)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Another top 5 that makes 5 on the season, but still no win. Good news is that he is sitting confortabbly in 3rd in the standings.
5. Carl Edwards (Last Week: 5th)
Carl Edwards The second place finish moved him up to 7th in the standings.
6. Jimmie Johnson (Last Week: 7th)
Jimmie Johnson Slowly Jimmie is on the way back to the top. This weeks 13th moved him up to 6th in the standings.
7. Clint Bowyer  (Last Week: 6th)
Clint Bowyer Ok, so he couldn't back up last weeks win at Richmond, but he still finished an ok 15th and he is still 5th in the standings.
8.Tony Stewart  (Last Week: 8th)
Tony Stewart A 21st place finish keeps him 8th in the standings.
9.Jeff Gordon (Last Week: 12th)
Jeff Gordon This weeks top 5 moved him back into the top 12. Nice job Jeff.
10.David Ragan (Last Week: 15th)
David Ragan A 5th place finish moved him up to 12th in the standings. Ragan has been a plesent surprise this year.
11. Kevin Harvick  (Last Week: 9th)
Kevin Harvick He has only one top 10 since Bristol and this weeks 39th doesnt help.
12. Greg Biffle  (Last Week: 11th)
Greg Biffle He difinitly had the best car. Too bad for the tire. Plus I had in him in the "pick 3 league" and in most of my other leagues.
13.  Ryan Newman (Last Week: 10th)
Ryan Newman A 37th finish moved him out of the top 12.
14. . Kasey Kahne (Last Week: 13th)
Kasey Kahne Not much to say about Kahne. He finished 22nd and is 14th in the standings.
15.  Martin Truex Jr. (Last Week: 14th)
Martin Truex Jr. Solid 14th place keeps the Bass Pro team 15th.
16.Travis Kvapil (Last Week: 16th)
Travis Kvapil Another solid finish from Travis. When will he get a full time sponser?
17.  Juan Pablo Montoya (Last Week: 17th)
Juan Pablo Montoya  He has only had one decent run all season and that was two weeks ago at Talladega. Since then he has finished 32nd and 23rd.
18. Brian Vickers (Last Week: 18th)
Brian Vickers Since his 5th place finish in Talladega he has two finishes between 25-30. But he is still 17th in the standings.
19. Matt Kenseth  ( Last Week: 20th)
Matt Kenseth Matt just missed out on his second top 5 finish on the season, but he did get his first top 10 since texas.
20. Bobby Labonte (Last Week: 19th)
Bobby Labonte Only has led 4 laps this season and doesn't have a finish better then 11th, but otherwise he was been decent. He is 19th in the standings and only has two finishs worse then 25th.


Just Missed:

Kurt Busch
David Gilliland
Mark Martin
Jamie McMurray

No Rankings next week because of the all star race (which I cant watch because I dont have speed), I will continue after the Coca-Cola 600, but in the meantime; Go Carl.

Past Rankings:
After Richmond
After Talladega
After Phoenix

Any Comments? Questions?

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