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Week 2 Power Rankings

Tom Jensen, FOXSports.com

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Posted March 03, 2014 04:27 PM EST

Kevin Harvick crushed the field at Phoenix on Sunday, but with a second-place finish, Dale Earnhardt Jr. stays atop the FOXSports.com Power Rankings for the third week in a row:

+7

Harvick

-6

Dillon

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 - 1/20
Without question, Harvick was the man, but Earnhardt was best in class among the other 41 drivers. A great start to the season. Last week: 1.
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2

Kevin Harvick

0 7 1/20
By leading 224 of 312 laps, it’s obvious that Harvick’s Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet was freaky fast at Phoenix. Last week: 9.
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3

Brad Keselowski

0 1 1/12
Just like at Daytona, Keselowski was bummed out that he didn’t win. And just like at Daytona, he finished third. Last week: 4.
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4

Jimmie Johnson

0 1 1/15
Sixth place wasn’t bad for Johnson, but it was third among the four Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets. Last week: 3.
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5

Jeff Gordon

0 - 1/13
With a late-race surge, Gordon was able to pass Johnson and lock up the final spot in the top five. Last week: 5.
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6

Denny Hamlin

0 4 1/19
After a spectacular Speedweeks in Daytona, Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing never really got a handle on things in Phoenix. Last week: 2.
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7

Joey Logano

0 6 1/18
Fast all weekend, Logano had a good day, finishing fourth in his Penske Racing Ford. Last week: 13.
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8

Matt Kenseth

0 2 3/12
Considering a horrible run here last November cost Kenseth a championship, 12th wasn’t a bad result. Last week: 6.
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9

Carl Edwards

0 1 4/17
The defending race-winner qualified a very disappointing 23rd, which meant he had to claw back to finish eighth. Last week: 10.
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10

Greg Biffle

0 3 5/20
Fast in practice, Biffle’s race was not what he had hoped for, as he came home 17th. Last week: 7.
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11

Casey Mears

0 6 11/18
A respectable finish for Mears after a good one the week before at Daytona. Last week: 17.
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12

Kyle Busch

0 1 3/16
Although he finished in the top 10, Busch was not a factor at all over the weekend. Last week: 11.
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13

Jamie McMurray

0 - 6/20
All weekend long, McMurray was fast, and he followed up his early speed with a 10th-place run on Sunday. Last week: 18.
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14

Austin Dillon

0 6 4/14
A week ago, Dillon started the Daytona 500 from the pole. This week, he was virtually invisible. Last week: 8.
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15

Ryan Newman

0 - 8/17
Seventh place for Newman was best in class among the Richard Childress Racing drivers. Last week: Unranked.
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16

Kurt Busch

0 4 3/20
It was a tough outing for Busch, who ultimately succumbed to engine failure that sidelined his car. Last week: 12.
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17

Kasey Kahne

0 - 11/20
Eleventh place doesn’t sound bad, but it was last among the Hendrick cars. Last week: Unranked.
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18

Tony Stewart

0 3 3/20
Phoenix was a much tougher test on Stewart’s leg than Daytona was and he came through 16th. Last week: 15.
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19

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

0 - 0/0
The junior Roush Fenway Racing driver moved up to 13th in points with an 18th-place race finish. Last week: 16.
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20

Clint Bowyer

0 1 4/20
Just an OK finish for Bowyer, who wound up 13th. Last week:
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