Jimmie Johnson retains the NASCAR Power Rankings lead following his fifth consecutive top ten finish.  Matt Kenseth is in second, followed by Greg Biffle in third place. 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains steady in fourth place in the latest rankings.

Denny Hamlin is this week’s biggest mover and  climbs four spots to fifth place.  Brad Keselowski also had a strong week and jumps up four spots to seventh.  AJ Allmendinger an Kyle Busch also land on the list of biggest movers.

Tony Stewart falls five spots and is this week’s biggest loser.  Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch also had difficult weeks at Kentucky.  Harvick slips to tenth, while Busch lands outside the top twenty.


Brad Keselowski celebrates his victory at the Quaker State 400 in Kentucky

The Wife Hates NASCAR Power Rankings

After Week 17 – Kentucky

Note: Only includes full-time drivers


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