NASCAR Results From Martinsville: Point Standings Update

Kyle Busch is your new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader following the Martinsville race, with his third-place effort moving him up three spots to take over the No. 1 position.

Former points leader Carl Edwards slipped one spot to second, with Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch and Sunday's race winner Kevin Harvick rounding out the top five.

The biggest gainer on Sunday was Jamie McMurray, who finally got a good finish and moved up five spots to 23rd. Other big gainers included Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. (eighth), Mark Martin (10th) and David Ragan (18th) – all of whom moved up four spots apiece.

Paul Menard lost the most positions of anyone, dropping six spots to 13th in the standings. Tony Stewart (11th) lost five spots, and Kasey Kahne (15th) and Martin Truex Jr. (17th) lost four each.

Here are the updated NASCAR point standings after Martinsville:

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Carl Edwards -5
  3. Jimmie Johnson -12
  4. Kurt Busch -14
  5. Kevin Harvick -15
  6. Ryan Newman -16
  7. Juan Pablo Montoya -18
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -20
  9. Matt Kenseth -24
  10. Mark Martin -38
  11. Tony Stewart -39
  12. Jeff Gordon -49
  13. Paul Menard -49
  14. AJ Allmendinger -51
  15. Kasey Kahne -56
  16. Clint Bowyer -61
  17. Martin Truex Jr. -68
  18. David Ragan -72
  19. Denny Hamlin -74
  20. Greg Biffle -77
  21. Bobby Labonte -81
  22. Marcos Ambrose -83
  23. Jamie McMurray -84
  24. Brian Vickers -87
  25. Brad Keselowski -87
  26. David Reutimann -90
  27. Joey Logano -95
  28. Jeff Burton -96
  29. David Gilliland -107
  30. Regan Smith -114
  31. Robby Gordon -129
  32. Bill Elliott -137
  33. Casey Mears -144
  34. Dave Blaney -147
  35. Tony Raines -148
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