Jimmie Johnson takes over the NASCAR Power Rankings lead after collecting his seventh top ten of the season at Richmond.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. moves up three spots to second; Greg Biffle falls from the lead to third; Matt Kenseth stays in fourth; and Denny Hamlin moves up a spot to fifth.

Juan Pablo Montoya is this week’s biggest mover after his second consecutive top fifteen finish.  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and A.J. Allmendinger join him with solid weeks at Richmond.

Meanwhile, Jeff Gordon falls four spots and is this week’s biggest loser.  Jeff Burton, Martin Truex Jr. and Marcos Ambrose join him with difficult results.

Race winner Kyle Busch moves up three spots to ninth.  Here are the full rankings:

The Wife Hates NASCAR Power Rankings

After Week 9 – Richmond

Note: Only includes full-time drivers

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Race winner Kyle Busch waves the checkered flag in Richmond

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