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Week 1 Power Rankings

Tom Jensen, FOXSports.com

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Posted February 28, 2014 04:41 PM EST

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the massively rain-delayed Daytona 500, so you’ll not be surprised to learn he stays atop the FOXSports.com Power Rankings for the second week in a row:

+8

Keselowski

-11

Truex Jr.

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 - 1/20
A long, crazy day and night of racing ended with Earnhardt winning his second Daytona 500 a decade after his first. Last week: 1.
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2

Denny Hamlin

0 - 1/19
All told, Hamlin had an amazing Speedweeks, winning the Sprint Unlimited and his Budweiser Duel 150 before finishing second in the Daytona 500. Last week: 2.
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3

Jimmie Johnson

0 - 1/15
A top-five finish was a good run for the six-time champion, who made it three Hendrick cars in the top five. Last week: 3.
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4

Brad Keselowski

0 8 1/12
The 2012 champ came home third and said he had the best car he’s ever had at Daytona. Last week: 12.
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5

Jeff Gordon

0 8 1/13
It wasn’t a victory, but Gordon’s fourth-place run was a solid effort for the four-time champ. Last week: 13.
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6

Matt Kenseth

0 - 3/13
Although he finished sixth, the two-time 500 winner never led a lap in this race. Last week: 6.
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7

Greg Biffle

0 - 5/20
Not known as a restrictor-plate specialist, Biffle gave Earnhardt all he could for the race victory before fading late. Last week: 7.
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8

Austin Dillon

0 4 4/14
There were a couple of rough moments for Dillon, but he got a top-10 in his first race in the No. 3. Last week: 4.
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9

Kevin Harvick

0 1 1/20
In his first points race with Stewart-Haas Racing, Harvick was 13th. Last week: 8.
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10

Carl Edwards

0 1 4/17
He got wrecked at the end, but Edwards was up front for most of the race. Last week: 11.
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11

Kyle Busch

0 1 3/16
When the rains came, Busch was leading. At night, he struggled some. Last week: 10.
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12

Kurt Busch

0 2 3/20
Like Harvick, the elder Busch had a somewhat disappointing debut with SHR. Last week: 14.
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13

Joey Logano

0 3 1/20
Although he wasn’t quite as fast as his teammate, Logano came home 11th. Last week: 16.
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14

Landon Cassill

0 - 0/0
A great run for Cassill, who finished 12th after getting hit by a car while riding his bike earlier in the week. Last week: 15.
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15

Tony Stewart

0 10 3/20
Fuel-pressure problems cut short Stewart’s effort, and he’s still looking for his first 500 victory. Last week: 5.
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16

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

0 - 0/0
Seventh-place for Stenhouse was a great way to open the season. — Last week: 20.
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17

Casey Mears

0 - 11/18
Another good performer was Mears, who ended the long night 10th. Last week: Unranked.
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18

Paul Menard

0 1 9/20
Although he got crashed out, Menard was fast all night long. Last week: 19.
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19

Clint Bowyer

0 1 4/20
A frustrated Bowyer lost the engine in his MWR Toyota. Last week: 19.
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20

Martin Truex Jr.

0 11 9/20
An oil-pump-belt failure left Truex all the way back in 43rd. At least he got to leave early. Last week: 9.
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