NASCAR Point Standings 2012: Kasey Kahne Still On Outside Of Chase Wild Card Position

Kasey Kahne may have won Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but he remained shy of one of the two Chase Wild Card spots despite his victory.

The win vaulted Kahne to 15th in the Sprint Cup Series standings, but he's still seven points behind Ryan Newman for the second Wild Card position.

Brad Keselowski's two wins give him the No. 1 Wild Card with 14 races remaining before the Chase cutoff.

As for the regular standings, Greg Biffle remained the points leader – by 10 over teammate Matt Kenseth – and Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the No. 3 spot.

Here's a look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings in relation to the Chase:

  1. Greg Biffle +85 points inside top 10
  2. Matt Kenseth +75
  3. Denny Hamlin +69
  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. +67
  5. Jimmie Johnson +37
  6. Martin Truex Jr. +36
  7. Kevin Harvick +30
  8. Kyle Busch +23
  9. Tony Stewart +20
  10. Carl Edwards +4
  11. Brad Keselowski -4, holds No. 1 Wild Card spot (two wins)
  12. Clint Bowyer -6
  13. Ryan Newman -35, holds No. 2 Wild Card spot (one win)
  14. Paul Menard -35
  15. Kasey Kahne -42, trails Wild Card spot by seven points
  16. Joey Logano -58
  17. Jeff Burton -72
  18. Juan Pablo Montoya -76
  19. Aric Almirola -81
  20. Marcos Ambrose -85
  21. Jamie McMurray -86
  22. Jeff Gordon -93
  23. Regan Smith -107
  24. AJ Allmendinger -108
  25. Kurt Busch -117
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