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Week 36 Power Rankings

Tom Jensen, FOX Sports

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Posted November 17, 2014 05:22 PM EST

A dramatic victory in the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 gave Kevin Harvick his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship and he wins the FOXSports.com Power Rankings for the year as well.

Here's the final list of the season:

+2

Larson

-1

Logano

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Kevin Harvick

5 - 1/20
Coming up huge when he had to, Harvick finished first or second in each of the last three races of the year. Congratulations on a huge season Last week: 1. A gallant effort, but he and his Stewart-Haas Racing team overachieved. They must do it again to bExpand Description
Coming up huge when he had to, Harvick finished first or second in each of the last three races of the year. Congratulations on a huge season Last week: 1. A gallant effort, but he and his Stewart-Haas Racing team overachieved. They must do it again to become perennial contenders. Collapse Description
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2

Denny Hamlin

1 1 2/19
He had the car to win and the team to win, but a disastrous pit call to stay out cost Hamlin the race. Last week: 3.
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3

Joey Logano

5 1 1/16
After starting off the Chase so hot, Logano tailed off in the second half but still had a great season. Last week: 2.
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4

Ryan Newman

0 - 2/15
Fantastic finish for Newman, who damn near pulled off an upset to end all upsets. Last week: 4.
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5

Brad Keselowski

6 1 1/12
He didn’t make the final round of the Chase, but Keselowski won more races than anyone this season. Last week: 6.
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6

Jeff Gordon

4 1 1/13
Two bad pit calls at Texas and Homestead may have cost Gordon a championship. Last week: 5.
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7

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

4 - 1/11
The Steve Letarte era ended quietly with a 14th-place run for Earnhardt. Last week: 7.
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8

Matt Kenseth

0 - 3/12
A rare winless season for Kenseth, but seventh place in points wasn’t too bad. Last week: 8.
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9

Jimmie Johnson

4 - 1/15
A ninth-place finish was a bit of a disappointment for Johnson, who endured the worst season of his career. Last week: 9.
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10

Kyle Larson

0 2 8/18
Congrats to Larson, who won NASCAR Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year Honors and gives every indication of being a star. Last week: 12.
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11

Carl Edwards

2 1 4/17
An ugly end to a decade or so of working for Jack Roush, as Edwards hit the wall and finished 34th. Last week: 10.
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12

Kyle Busch

1 1 3/16
The end of the Chase went so, so wrong for Busch the younger, and this race was no exception. Last week: 11.
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13

Kurt Busch

1 - 3/20
A decent outing for Busch, who finished 11th after qualifying second. Last week: 13.
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14

Jamie McMurray

0 2 11/20
A fifth-place finish was a great way to end the season for McMurray. Last week: 16.
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15

Kasey Kahne

1 1 8/20
Twelfth place was pretty good, but Kahne’s season has been a disappointment. Last week: 14.
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16

AJ Allmendinger

1 1 13/20
A hard crash shouldn’t obscure the fact that Allmendinger had a great season, given his team’s limited resources. Last week: 15.
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17

Clint Bowyer

0 1 11/20
The newly minted dad finished sixth at Homestead. Last week: 18.
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18

Greg Biffle

0 1 7/20
This weekend pretty much sucked for the whole Roush Fenway organization. Last week: 17.
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19

Aric Almirola

1 1 10/21
Top 20 but not much more for Almirola. Last week: 20.
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20

Austin Dillon

0 1 14/20
Not a great race for Dillon, who wound up 25th. Last week: 19.
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