With another top ten finish, Jeff Gordon remains in the top spot in the latest edition of NASCAR Power Rankings at The Wife Hates Sports.  Jimmie Johnson’s solid performance moves him up to second place, followed by Brad Keselowski in third.  The victorious Earnhardt Jr. returns to the top five, and is in fourth place, while Joey Logano sits in fifth.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is in the winner’s circle for the second time this season.  It was Junior’s first ever victory at Pocono.  The triumph at the 2014 Pocono 400 seals his first multi-win season since 2004, when he won six times.  The 2004 season had also been his fifth straight multi-win season, while this year marks the first time he’s reached two wins with Hendrick Motorsports..


Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys his second win of the season and first ever at Pocono

2014 NASCAR Power Rankings: Week 14


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.