Austin Dillon takes Nationwide Series points lead following Indianapolis

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Austin Dillon did not have a great run on Saturday but the driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet did better then his competition for the NASCAR Nationwide Series title.

Dillon finished 12th and by doing so leapfrogged both Sam Hornish and Regan Smith in the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings.

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Hornish who entered the race with a slim lead fell all the way to fourth after engine issues forced him out of the Nationwide 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings following Indianapolis

RK DRIVER POINTS BEHIND WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10
1 Austin Dillon 656 0 5 6 12
2 Regan Smith 650 -6 2 0 4 13
3 Elliott Sadler 643 -13 0 0 7 11
4 Sam Hornish Jr. 642 -14 1 1 7 14
5 Brian Vickers 628 -28 0 0 9 11
6 Justin Allgaier 621 -35 0 1 3 10
7 Kyle Larson 612 -44 0 0 4 11
8 Brian Scott 610 -46 0 0 2 9
9 Trevor Bayne 592 -64 1 1 5 10
10 Parker Kligerman 589 -67 0 0 3 7
11 Alex Bowman 516 -140 0 1 1 4
12 Nelson Piquet Jr. 507 -149 0 0 0 2
13 Mike Bliss 480 -176 0 0 0 1
14 Travis Pastrana 449 -207 0 1 0 4
15 Reed Sorenson 378 -278 0 0 0 1
16 Mike Wallace 369 -287 0 0 0 1
17 Eric McClure 343 -313 0 0 0 1
18 Jeremy Clements 339 -317 0 0 0 1
19 Joe Nemechek 313 -343 0 0 0 0
20 Michael Annett 282 -374 0 0 1 2
21 Johanna Long 241 -415 0 0 0 0
22 Jeffrey Earnhardt 240 -416 0 0 0 0
23 Dexter Stacey 240 -416 0 0 0 0
24 Blake Koch 229 -427 0 0 0 0
25 Kevin Swindell 219 -437 0 0 0 2
26 Brad Sweet 205 -451 0 0 0 2
27 Cole Whitt 189 -467 0 0 0 1
28 Jamie Dick 180 -476 0 0 0 0
29 Josh Wise 170 -486 0 0 0 0
30 Hal Martin 163 -493 0 0 0 0
31 Landon Cassill 153 -503 0 0 0 0
32 Robert Richardson Jr. 146 -510 0 0 0 1
33 Chris Buescher 139 -517 0 0 0 2
34 Jason White 138 -518 0 0 0 1
35 Juan Carlos Blum 125 -531 0 0 0 0
36 Joey Gase 122 -534 0 0 0 0
37 Jeff Green 108 -548 0 0 0 0
38 Mike Harmon 99 -557 0 0 0 0
39 Kyle Fowler 70 -586 0 0 0 0
40 Kevin Lepage 69 -587 0 0 0 0
41 Harrison Rhodes 66 -590 0 0 0 0
42 Ken Butler 66 -590 0 0 0 0
43 Billy Johnson 59 -597 0 0 0 0
44 Daryl Harr 59 -597 0 0 0 0
45 Kenny Wallace 54 -602 0 0 0 0
46 Danny Efland 54 -602 0 0 0 0
47 Carl Long 54 -602 0 0 0 0
48 Scott Lagasse Jr. 52 -604 0 0 0 0
49 Tony Raines 47 -609 0 0 0 0
50 Stanton Barrett 42 -614 0 0 0 0

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