Kyle Busch maintains a slight NASCAR Power Rankings lead over Carl Edwards following the race at Sonoma.  Kurt Busch moves into third following his win.

Jimmie Johnson remains in fourth place followed by Kevin Harvick.

Meanwhile, Marcos Ambrose is the week’s biggest mover after finishing fifth, jumping four spots and into the top 20.  Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. also had solid weeks in the rankings.

David Ragan is the biggest loser of the week, dropping five spots to 22nd place.  Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Juan Pablo Montoya also land on the list of losers following the Sonoma weekend.

The Wife Hates NASCAR Power Rankings

After Week 16 –Sonoma



Kurt Busch’s win at Sonoma moved him up to third place in this week’s NASCAR Power Rankings

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 present his NASCAR power ratings on a weekly basis.  I know you will see his ratings system as unique and different than the rest.  He also infuses stats and involves recent results during the NASCAR season. – Kevin Paul

Write-up by Kevin Paul | Rankings by Bill Schneider