Racingone Power Rankings

The latest edition of the RacingOne NEXTEL Cup Series Power Rankings as the series heads to Dover International Speedway for Sunday's Autism Speaks 400, which features NASCAR's comprehensive statistical ratings system using a detailed formula to calculate each driver's performance.

Editor's Note: Top 10 rankings are generated by a formula combining the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race. Must have raced in 75 percent of scheduled point-paying races.

1. Jimmie Johnson - Didn't return to Charlotte's victory lane on Sunday but a top ten finish salvaged after a bad start to the night.

Dover Finishing Average: 11.4
Dover Wins: 3

2. Jeff Gordon - Not a fan of Charlotte these days after yet another bad experience last Sunday.

Dover Finishing Average: 12.5
Dover Wins: 4

3. Tony Stewart - Looked like he was finally going to get JGR a win Sunday night but one of those pesky debris cautions never showed up.

Dover Finishing Average: 8.9
Dover Wins: 2

4. Denny Hamlin - Working in a new crew may take some time but was still in the mix last Sunday.

Dover Finishing Average: 10.0
Dover Wins: 0

5. Matt Kenseth - Might end the Chevy dominance this week in Dover, where he's been very good over the years.

Dover Finishing Average: 14.8
Dover Wins: 1

6. Kurt Busch - No breaks for the No. 2 team all season despite having a strong car many times.

Dover Finishing Average: 18.4
Dover Wins: 0

7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Surprising many with good finishes while the controversies and spotlight continues.

Dover Finishing Average: 16.3
Dover Wins: 1

8. Mark Martin - Maybe feeling a little more refreshed than in the past as the grueling summer stretch begins.

Dover Finishing Average: 13.1
Dover Wins: 4

9. Jeff Burton - Maybe Dover will be the tonic to snap a slump, like he did last September at the "Monster Mile."

Dover Finishing Average: 17.5
Dover Wins: 1

10. Kyle Busch - Been quiet finish-wise the last several weeks.

Dover Finishing Average: 12.2
Dover Wins: 0

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