Jeff Gordon leads points after Texas, Full Standings

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Jeff Gordon will leave Texas Motor Speedway with the points lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered Texas with a 9 point lead over Matt Kenseth (10 points over other race winner Carl Edwards) Following 334 laps at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway, it will be Gordon  with a four point lead over Kenseth.

Earnhardt Jr’s day went away early when he ran into the grass and then erupted into a fireball following contact with the outside wall. The first driver with a win is Carl Edwards, with wins factored in he is the leader for making the Chase.

WINNER: Joey Logano, full results

Winners thus far this season include Joey Logano, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr, these drivers are all but assured a spot in the Sprint Chase.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings following Texas


Standings

RK DRIVER POINTS BEHIND WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10
1 Carl Edwards 247 -12 1 0 2 4
2 Joey Logano 235 -24 1 0 4 4
3 Kyle Busch 231 -28 1 1 2 3
4 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 228 -31 1 0 4 4
5 Brad Keselowski 218 -41 1 1 3 3
6 Kurt Busch 151 -108 1 0 2 2
7 Kevin Harvick 138 -121 1 0 1 2
8 Jeff Gordon 259 0 0 3 5
9 Matt Kenseth 255 -4 0 1 1 5
10 Jimmie Johnson 228 -31 0 0 2 4
11 Brian Vickers 205 -54 0 0 1 3
12 Paul Menard 203 -56 0 0 1 4
13 Ryan Newman 202 -57 0 0 0 2
12 Austin Dillon 202 -57 0 1 0 1
15 Denny Hamlin 197 -62 0 1 1 2
16 Tony Stewart 189 -70 0 0 2 3
*** Chase for the Sprint Cup cut-off ***
17 Greg Biffle 188 -71 0 0 0 2
18 Kyle Larson 187 -72 0 0 2 3
17 Clint Bowyer 187 -72 0 0 0 2
20 Marcos Ambrose 186 -73 0 0 2 2
21 Kasey Kahne 178 -81 0 0 0 2
22 AJ Allmendinger 173 -86 0 0 0 1
23 Jamie McMurray 167 -92 0 0 0 2
24 Aric Almirola 164 -95 0 0 1 2
25 Casey Mears 162 -97 0 0 0 1
26 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 154 -105 0 0 1 2
27 Martin Truex Jr. 131 -128 0 0 0 0
28 Justin Allgaier 129 -130 0 0 0 0
29 Danica Patrick 121 -138 0 0 0 0
30 Reed Sorenson 113 -146 0 0 0 0
31 David Gilliland 107 -152 0 0 0 0
32 Michael Annett 103 -156 0 0 0 0
33 Cole Whitt 99 -160 0 0 0 0
34 David Ragan 94 -165 0 0 0 0
35 Alex Bowman 85 -174 0 0 0 0
36 Josh Wise 67 -192 0 0 0 0
37 Travis Kvapil 52 -207 0 0 0 0
38 Ryan Truex 47 -212 0 0 0 0
39 Parker Kligerman 40 -219 0 0 0 0
40 Michael McDowell 40 -219 0 0 0 0
41 Bobby Labonte 29 -230 0 0 0 0
42 Jeff Burton 27 -232 0 0 0 0
43 Terry Labonte 24 -235 0 0 0 0
44 David Reutimann 22 -237 0 0 0 0
45 Timmy Hill 7 -252 0 0 0 0
46 David Stremme 5 -254 0 0 0 0
47 Michael Waltrip 4 -255 0 0 0 0
48 Dave Blaney 3 -256 0 0 0 0

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