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Week12 Power rankings

Tom Jensen, FOX Sports

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Posted May 26, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

This just in: The 48 is back. After a miserable weekend at the Sprint All-Star Race, Jimmie Johnson went out and crushed the field in the Coca-Cola 600 like he was, well, Jimmie Johnson.

Here's this week's edition of the FOXSports.com Power Rankings.

+17

Busch

-5

Hamlin

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Kevin Harvick

0 1 1/20
A bad pit stop may have cost Harvick the victory, but second place and 100 laps led wasn't too shabby. Last week: 1.
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2

Jimmie Johnson

0 11 1/15
Hard to believe how much better Johnson was in the 600 than the week before. And he's got great tracks coming up for him. Last week: 14.
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3

Kurt Busch

0 17 3/20
Incredible run by the Double Outlaw saw Busch finish sixth in the Indianapolis 500, his first open-wheel race, before losing an engine in the 600. Last week: 4.
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4

Jeff Gordon

0 3 1/13
Despite back spasms, Gordon looked racy all night, only to fade to seventh at the end of the race. Last week: 2
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5

Joey Logano

0 2 1/19
Actually, 12th was kind of a letdown for Logano, who has been fast at 1.5-mile tracks. Last week: 3.
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6

Matt Kenseth

0 1 3/13
Closing laps, Kenseth and Johnson racing hard for the victory, Johnson wins … yeah, we've seen that before. Last week: 7.
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7

Carl Edwards

0 3 4/17
Once again, best in class among the Roushkateers, Edwards ended the marathon night in fourth. Last week: 5.
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8

Kyle Busch

0 2 3/16
Hard to figure how Busch can be so good in the Nationwide and Truck Series, but can't win a Cup race here. Last week: 9.
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9

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 4 1/20
Bummer of a night for Junior, as a vibration caused an unscheduled pit stop that resulted in a 19th-place finish. Last week: 6.
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10

Brad Keselowski

0 1 1/12
Although he led 43 laps, Keselowski could do no better on this night than to finish 10th. Last week: 10.
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11

Jamie McMurray

0 - 6/20
Proving the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race victory was no fluke, McMurray came home fifth. Last week: 11.
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12

Brian Vickers

0 2 10/17
Continuing to impress, Vickers was sixth in his Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota. Last week: 13.
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13

Denny Hamlin

0 5 1/19
Not a great night for Hamlin, who was 22nd. Good thing he won at Talladega or this team would be nervous right now. Last week: 8.
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14

Ryan Newman

0 3 8/17
Still hanging on to the top 10 in points, Newman mustered a 15th-place finish. Last week: 15.
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15

Kyle Larson

0 5 8/18
A top-20 for Larson, who won the Nationwide race here on Saturday but couldn't build on it. Last week: 12.
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16

Kasey Kahne

0 - 11/20
Usually great here, Kahne ended up 14th, although race-winner Jimmie Johnson used his setup. Last week: 16.
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17

Greg Biffle

0 5 5/20
Another one of the drivers who struggled, The Biff was 21st. Last week: 17.
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18

Clint Bowyer

0 - 4/20
Epic meltdown on the radio by Bowyer who had a car good enough to win but was undone by a loose wheel. Last week: 19.
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19

Austin Dillon

0 4 14/20
The rookie continues to be consistent, but lacks speed in his cars. Last week: 18.
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20

Paul Menard

0 2 9/20
Best in class among the RCR Chevrolets, Menard finished eighth. Last week: Unranked.
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