Nascar Power Rankings

NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings

Week 21 Power rankings

Tom Jensen, FOXSports.com

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Posted August 04, 2014 01:18 PM EDT

Get out the broom as Dale Earnhardt Jr. sweeps Pocono to move to the top of the FOXSports.com Power Rankings.

Here's this week's list:

+4

Biffle

-5

Stewart

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 1 1/20
NASCAR's most popular driver is a three-time winner this season. First time in a decade he's won that many races in one campaign. Last week: 2.
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2

Jeff Gordon

0 1 1/13
Unlike his stirring Brickyard victory a week ago, Gordon couldn't get in done on the final restart, but still wound up sixth. Last week: 1.
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3

Brad Keselowski

0 - 1/12
Few of Team Hendrick's top competitors had great days, and Keselowski was no exception, finishing 23rd. Last week: 3.
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4

Kevin Harvick

0 2 1/20
Great run for Harvick, who came up just short to finish second behind Earnhardt in a late-race shootout. Last week: 6.
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5

Joey Logano

0 2 1/19
Best in class among the Fords, Logano ended up third behind Earnhardt and Harvick. Last week: 7.
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6

Jimmie Johnson

0 2 1/15
Thanks to a blown tire, Johnson was one of many top drivers who crashed out of the race. Last week: 4.
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7

Kyle Busch

0 2 3/16
Wow, Busch completed just 23 laps before his Toyota's engine let go. Not good. Last week: 5.
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8

Ryan Newman

0 2 8/17
The veteran RCR driver helped his Chase chances with another top-10 finish. Last week: 10.
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9

Kyle Larson

0 2 8/18
First career pole and an 11th-place finish made for a good weekend for the rookie driver. Last week: 11.
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10

Denny Hamlin

0 1 1/19
Ninth doesn't sound bad until you think about how Hamlin used to rule in Pocono. And he caused the Big One. Last week: 9.
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11

Matt Kenseth

0 3 3/12
Still comfortably leading the non-winners in points, despite being taken out in a crash. Last week: 8.
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12

Kurt Busch

0 - 3/20
The good news for Busch is that he led 30 laps; the bad news is that he finished 13th. Last week: 12.
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13

Carl Edwards

0 - 4/17
A 29th-place finish for Edwards, who despite two victories is having a rough season. Last week: 13.
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14

Clint Bowyer

0 2 4/20
Avoiding the mayhem, Bowyer battled all the way up to fourth place, best among the Toyota drivers. Last week: 16.
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15

Greg Biffle

0 4 5/20
A fifth-place finish was Biffle's best since Talladega and just his third top five of the year. Last week: 18.
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16

Kasey Kahne

0 1 11/20
By finishing 10th, Kahne continued to creep up on the final Chase spot, which is now just a point away. Last week: 17.
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17

Austin Dillon

0 2 14/20
Not a bad day for Dillon, but eight other winless drivers finished ahead of him. Last week: 15.
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18

Paul Menard

0 2 9/20
Another tough outing for Menard, who was swept up in a crash. Last week: 19.
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19

Tony Stewart

0 5 3/20
There is no way Stewart can race his way into the Chase after finishing 36th. It's win or else for the three-time champion. Last week: 14.
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20

Aric Almirola

0 1 10/21
That Daytona victory last month is looking bigger and bigger for the struggling Almirola. Last week: 20.
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