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NASCAR Power Rankings: Earnhardt Jr. Wins, Gordon Misses Berth in Finale

Dale Earnhardt Jr. raced to victory at Martinsville over the weekend, his fourth win of the season. Junior fended off Jeff Gordon, who would have advanced to the Chase for the Sprint Cup finale with a victory. But the win for Earnhardt Jr. came a week too late, considering he was eliminated from title contention [...]

By | October 28th, 2014|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Earnhardt Jr. Wins, Gordon Misses Berth in Finale

NASCAR Power Rankings: Gordon and Earnhardt Jr. Neck and Neck Following Tragic Weekend

Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been at or near the top of the NASCAR Power Rankings through most of the season, but each took a backseat to tragedy over the weekend. As most racing fans are aware, Tony Stewart struck and killed 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports [...]

By | August 11th, 2014|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Gordon and Earnhardt Jr. Neck and Neck Following Tragic Weekend

NASCAR Power Rankings: Jimmie Johnson Expands Lead with Win

In addition to taking over the Chase lead with his win at Martinsville, Jimmie Johnson distanced himself from Brad Keselowski in this week’s ratings. Keselowski remains in second, but Clint Bowyer is not far behind in third.   Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon round out the top five. Kyle Busch moves up two spots and [...]

By | October 30th, 2012|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Jimmie Johnson Expands Lead with Win

NASCAR Power Rankings: Little Change at the Top

Jimmie Johnson maintains a moderate ratings lead over Brad Keselowski after Kansas. Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer remain in third and fourth, respectively. Kasey Kahne rounds out the top five and is this week's biggest mover.  Kyle Busch falls four spots to ninth and is this week’s biggest loser. Matt Kenseth celebrates his recent [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Little Change at the Top

NASCAR Power Rankings: Jimmie Johnson Increases Lead

Jimmie Johnson's ratings lead grew after finishing third at Charlotte, which is his fourth top five finish in the last five races.  Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin remain in second and third respectively. Race winner Clint Bowyer climbs to fourth and is this week’s biggest mover, while Kyle Busch rounds out the top five.  Jeff [...]

By | October 16th, 2012|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Jimmie Johnson Increases Lead

NASCAR Power Rankings: Keselowski Knocking

Jimmie Johnson’s once seemingly insurmountable ratings lead seems to be at stake because of an incredible fourteen week run by Brad Keselowski. Following week sixteen, Johnson topped the rankings with a 126.8 rating.  At the same time, Keselowski was 11th in the rankings with an 80.4 rating.  Fourteen weeks later, Johnson’s once 46.4 point rating advantage [...]

By | October 9th, 2012|Bill Schneider, Features, NASCAR, Power Rankings, Writers|Comments Off on NASCAR Power Rankings: Keselowski Knocking