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Week25 Power rankings

Tom Jensen, FOX Sports

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Posted September 01, 2014 10:02 AM EDT

Kasey Kahne won the Oral-B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but Jeff Gordon still tops the FOXSports.com Power Rankings.

Here’s this week’s list:

+6

Kahne

-5

Bowyer

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Jeff Gordon

0 - 1/13
He ran well early, but a left-front tire failure cost Gordon any hope of victory. Last week: 1.
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2

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 - 1/20
A big chunk of debris through the nose ruined the front downforce on Junior’s car. He still finished 11th. Last week: 2.
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3

Brad Keselowski

0 - 1/12
After charging through the field, Keselowski caught a backmarker in the closing laps and tore up his car. Last week: 3.
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4

Joey Logano

0 - 1/18
Without a botched final pit stop, Logano might have won his second race in a row. Last week: 4.
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5

Jimmie Johnson

0 - 1/15
Consecutive top fives for Six-Time shows that Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick crew might be ready to win title No. 7.Last week: 5.
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6

Kevin Harvick

0 - 1/20
Freaky Fast. Freakin’ Unlucky. That’s the only way to describe Harvick’s star-crossed night. He led 195 laps and finished 19th. Last week: 6.
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7

Carl Edwards

0 1 4/17
Solid top-five finish for Edwards, as the Roush Fenway Racing Fords actually flashed some speed. Last week: 8.
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8

Kurt Busch

0 1 3/20
The old Bristol master could only watch as his little brother zoomed past him Saturday.
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9

Matt Kenseth

0 - 3/12
Second place, 53 laps led and a spot in the Chase clinched. Excellent race for Kenseth. Last week: 9.
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10

Denny Hamlin

0 2 1/19
Unbelievable work on pit road helped Hamlin to finish third behind Kahne and Kenseth. Last week: 12.
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11

Ryan Newman

0 1 8/17
With a seventh-place finish, Newman all but clinched a spot in the Chase. Last week: 10.
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12

Kasey Kahne

0 6 11/20
It took a long time to finally win, but Kahne’s victory means four Chase spots for Hendrick Motorsports. Last week: 18.
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13

Kyle Busch

0 2 3/16
Busch hit Tony Stewart, putting him into the wall and then appeared to deliberately wreck Martin Truex Jr. less than two laps from the end. WTH? Last week: 11.
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14

Aric Almirola

0 2 10/21
Excellent outing for Almirola, who finished ninth. Last week: 16.
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15

Greg Biffle

0 - 5/20
The Biff needed a good points night and got one, finishing seventh. He now looks good for the last Chase wildcard slot. Last week: 15.
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16

AJ Allmendinger

0 2 13/20
He retired early with a vibration, but like Almirola, The ‘Dinger is locked in the Chase. Last week: 14.
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17

Kyle Larson

0 - 8/18
Eighth place was another good run for Larson, but it might be too little, too late. Last week: 17.
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18

Clint Bowyer

0 5 4/20
At about the one-quarter distance of the race, Bowyer’s shifter broke, which dropped him to 39th. Oof. Last week: 13.
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19

Paul Menard

0 - 9/20
He ran well for much of the race, but contact with Harvick kicked Menard back to 18th at the end. Last week: 19.
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20

Austin Dillon

0 - 14/20
No miracle run for Dillon, who struggled to finish 24th. Last week: 20.
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