Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski combined to lead nearly 300 of the 400 laps at Richmond International Raceway.  In the end, Joey Logano surged to victory in the final laps of the 2014 Toyota Owners 400.  Logano’s victory, his second of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, vaults him into the top five of the latest edition of NASCAR Power Rankings at The Wife Hates Sports.

Richmond runner-up Jeff Gordon maintains a large lead in the latest rankings.  Matt Kenseth remains in second place and Dale Earnhardt Jr. is in third.  Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski round out the top five.

The aforementioned Logano is the biggest mover of the week, gaining three spots in the rankings.  Ryan Newman, Jamie McMurray and Kasey Kahne also land on the list of biggest movers.


Joey Logano celebrates his victory at Richmond with a burnout

2014 NASCAR Power Rankings: Week 9


The Wife Hates Sports | Write-up by Kevin Paul | Rankings by Bill Schneider

Specifically, Bill Schneider – a friend of The Wife Hates Sports – has pieced together a unique ratings system that differs from all the mainstream rankings.  Along with the data he uses, Bill includes and incorporates recent finishes, as well as the big picture for the entire season.