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Week9 Power rankings

Tom Jensen, FOX Sports

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Posted April 27, 2014 01:08 AM EDT

Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway had a little of everything: flaming cars, fists flying and a four-way battle for the victory, which ultimately went to Joey Logano.

Here's this week's FOXSports.com Power Rankings after a wild Saturday night.  

+7

Logano

-4

Johnson

FOX SPORTS NASCAR POWER RANKINGS

RK DRIVER WINS CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

Joey Logano

0 7 1/20
With his second victory of the season, Logano is now officially locked into the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Last week: 8.
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2

Kevin Harvick

0 1 1/20
In a year where he's seemed to either win or finish way back, Harvick had an OK 11th-place finish. Still, he has two victories, so he's in the Chase, too. Last week: 1.
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3

Jeff Gordon

0 1 1/13
After leading a race-high 173 laps, Gordon finished second and expanded his points lead. He's having a great season. Last week: 2.
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4

Matt Kenseth

0 - 3/13
Although he was not able to seal the deal and win his first race of the year, Kenseth still had a nice run, finishing fifth. Last week: 4.
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5

Kyle Busch

0 - 3/16
A "mofo" charge from 15th on the final restart saw Busch snatch third place in the closing laps. Last week: 5.
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6

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

0 3 1/20
Fast all night, Earnhardt did not have a great last restart and wound up seventh. Last week: 3.
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7

Brad Keselowski

0 2 1/12
Furious at Kenseth after the race, Keselowski finished fourth after leading 114 laps. Last week: 9.
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8

Carl Edwards

0 1 4/17
Yeah, Edwards ended up in the top 10, but he was never a factor in the outcome of the race. Last week: 7.
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9

Ryan Newman

0 1 9/18
Solid night for Newman, who continues to post the best results of the Richard Childress Racing drivers. Last week: 10.
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10

Jimmie Johnson

0 4 1/15
It was an ugly night for the six-time and defending series champ, who had multiple tire issues. Last week: 6.
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11

Kyle Larson

0 1 8/18
Tough race for Larson, who started on the pole and got wrecked going into Turn 1 of Lap 1. Still, he finished 16th. Last week: 12.
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12

Brian Vickers

0 3 10/17
Fast at various points in the race, Vickers had an OK night, ending up in 12th place. Last week: 15.
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13

Greg Biffle

0 1 5/20
A 15th-place finish makes Biffle a career 0-for-70 on short tracks. Last week: 14.
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14

Tony Stewart

0 3 3/20
It was a bad night for Stewart, who was 25th and not that good. Last week: 11.
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15

Denny Hamlin

0 1 1/19
After being awful early on, Hamlin steadily improved but got spun out by Kyle Busch late. Last week: 16.
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16

Austin Dillon

0 3 8/16
Twenty-seventh was not what Dillon was looking for at Richmond, but it's what he got. Last week: 13.
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17

AJ Allmendinger

0 - 13/20
Fantastic night for the 'Dinger, who finished sixth. Last week: Unranked.
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18

Kurt Busch

0 2 3/20
Lots of struggles for Busch, who like his Stewart-Haas Racing teammates simply had no speed in his car. Last week: 20.
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19

Paul Menard

0 2 9/20
Eh. Not a great run for Menard, who finished 24th. Last week: 17.
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20

Marcos Ambrose

0 2 18/20
After finishing 18th, Ambrose had an altercation with Casey Mears, apparently giving Mears a black eye after a brief scuffle. Last week: 18.
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