Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
Jeff Gordon may not have a win yet, but consistency counts for something. It has him atop the standings and Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002.
One guy had a good car that won at Fontana. The other guy had a great car that didn't. How did the fortunes of Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr. affect Ryan McGee's weekly Power Rankings?
The best thing about this new Chase system for drivers such as Brad Keselowski? Once you have a win, you have power. And giving up that power is awfully hard to do.
Denny Hamlin has set a track record at Bristol Motor Speedway with his pole-winning run Friday in knockout qualifying.
The 2012 Sprint Cup champion has returned to title-contending form after whiffing on the Chase in '13. That's bad news for any driver not named Brad Keselowski.
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Jimmie Johnson certainly looks like a man about to win his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. He gets bonus points for putting a llittle (Ric) Flair into it in Ryan McGee's Power Rankings.
It has been a back-and-forth season -- and particularly in the Chase -- between Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, but JJ showed at Texas why he's the top man in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
They're tied at the top in the Sprint Cup standings, but which Chase front-runner -- Matt Kenseth or Jimmie Johnson -- gets the nod in Ryan McGee's weekly Power Rankings?
Uh-oh. Jimmie Johnson has the points lead heading to Chase race No. 7 at Martinsville. That's bad news for any championship contender not named Jimmie Johnson.
It wouldn't be Talladega without a curveball or two. Should the Chase contenders be concerned?
Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway has been rained out.
Was Matt Kenseth able to demoralize Jimmie Johnson by finishing one spot ahead of him at Charlotte? Maybe, but it was good enough for the No. 1 spot in our Sprint Cup Power Rankings.