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2011 NASCAR Point Standings Following Las Vegas Race: Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch On Top

There's a tie atop the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after Las Vegas, with race runnerup Tony Stewart tied with Vegas native Kurt Busch, who was formerly second.

Ex-points-leader Kyle Busch plummeted a whopping 13 spots to 14th in the standings, while Jeff Gordon fell 14 spots to 19th.

The biggest gainer was Marcos Ambrose – who moved up 10 spots to 17th – and both Martin Truex Jr. and Carl Edwards jumped nine spots apiece.

Here are the updated series point standings following Las Vegas:

 

  1. Tony Stewart
  2. Kurt Busch (tied with Stewart but technically second based on tiebreakers)
  3. Carl Edwards -7
  4. Juan Pablo Montoya -7
  5. Ryan Newman -10
  6. Paul Menard -17
  7. Martin Truex Jr. -18
  8. Denny Hamlin -18
  9. AJ Allmendinger -19
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -22
  11. Mark Martin -22
  12. Jimmie Johnson -26
  13. Kasey Kahne -26
  14. Kyle Busch -27
  15. Bobby Labonte -29
  16. Matt Kenseth -36
  17. Marcos Ambrose -37
  18. Clint Bowyer -38
  19. Jeff Gordon -39
  20. Kevin Harvick -42
  21. David Gilliland -43
  22. Bill Elliott -46
  23. Brad Keselowski -50
  24. Brian Vickers -52
  25. David Reutimann -52
  26. David Ragan -52
  27. Robby Gordon -59
  28. Regan Smith -60
  29. Jamie McMurray -60
  30. Joey Logano -60
  31. Greg Biffle -63
  32. Jeff Burton -63
  33. Casey Mears -68
  34. Andy Lally -76
  35. Dave Blaney -81