After his win in Texas and fourth consecutive top 10 finish, Matt Kenseth is surging towards the top in our latest NASCAR Power Rankings.

Joining Kenseth among the “Biggest Movers” of the week is Greg Biffle, who jumped six spots to 14th place.  Marcos Ambrose and David Ragan also had solid weeks in Texas.

Kyle Busch continues to hold the top spot in the rankings.  Carl Edwards sits in second and Jimmie Johnson lands in third.   The aforementioned Matt Kenseth moves up to fourth place, followed by Kurt Busch in fifth.

Kevin Harvick had a tough week, falling five spots to eighth place overall.  Mark Martin, Martin Truex Jr. and Kasey Kahne also had difficult weeks.

Here’s how the rest stack up heading into Week 8:

The Wife Hates NASCAR Power Rankings

After Week 7 – Texas


The Wife Hates Sports has vowed to get more involved with NASCAR, and that’s why I am proud to introduce Bill Schneider, who will be presenting his NASCAR power rankings on a weekly basis.  You will note his unique formula stands out among the rest, while also including stats on finishes, recent performance and movers/shakers


With a win at Texas and 4th consecutive top ten, Matt Kenseth is on fire – but not that kind of fire.