NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings: Jimmie Johnson holds on to slight lead

Aug 31, 2013; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson during practice for the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports

Following another fun weekend of racing, the updated standings for the NASCAR Chase for the Cup have been released and Jimmie Johnson remains at the top of the standings with a slight lead over Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch.

Jeff Gordon is still just outside of the cut-off for the Chase Cup with a few races to go.

Here are the current standings for the 2013 NASCAR Chase for the Cup:

RK DRIVER POINTS BEHIND MONEY WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10
1 Jimmie Johnson 837 $6,710,143 4 2 9 15
2 Clint Bowyer 809 -28 $3,898,900 0 0 8 13
3 Kevin Harvick 795 -42 $4,456,976 2 0 6 12
4 Carl Edwards 795 -42 $4,125,199 1 1 7 12
5 Kyle Busch 786 -51 $4,798,704 3 3 10 14
6 Matt Kenseth 768 -69 $4,719,829 5 2 6 12
7 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 750 -87 $4,071,043 0 1 5 13
8 Joey Logano 729 -108 $3,909,676 1 1 7 13
9 Greg Biffle 727 -110 $3,522,409 1 0 3 10
10 Kurt Busch 719 -118 $3,510,013 0 1 6 11
*** Chase for the Sprint Cup cut-off (excluding two wild cards) ***
11 Jeff Gordon 713 -124 $4,017,507 0 0 5 10
12 Kasey Kahne 709 -128 $3,862,843 2 0 8 11
13 Martin Truex Jr. 704 -133 $3,844,389 1 0 5 9
14 Ryan Newman 699 -138 $3,966,265 1 1 4 10
15 Brad Keselowski 691 -146 $4,483,248 0 1 7 11
16 Jamie McMurray 680 -157 $3,375,303 0 1 1 5
17 Paul Menard 658 -179 $3,308,912 0 0 1 6
18 Aric Almirola 640 -197 $3,526,939 0 0 1 5
19 Juan Pablo Montoya 628 -209 $3,429,085 0 0 4 6
20 Marcos Ambrose 621 -216 $3,301,329 0 1 0 5
21 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 610 -227 $3,714,297 0 1 0 0
22 Jeff Burton 602 -235 $2,762,778 0 0 2 5
23 Tony Stewart 594 -243 $3,710,624 1 0 5 8
24 Casey Mears 526 -311 $2,889,021 0 0 0 1
25 David Ragan 474 -363 $3,097,310 1 0 1 1
26 Denny Hamlin 462 -375 $2,847,269 0 4 3 4
27 Danica Patrick 459 -378 $2,518,090 0 1 0 1
28 David Gilliland 441 -396 $2,662,105 0 0 1 1
29 Mark Martin 422 -415 $2,657,529 0 1 1 4
30 Dave Blaney 383 -454 $2,403,006 0 0 0 0
31 David Stremme 356 -481 $2,144,209 0 0 0 0
32 Bobby Labonte 343 -494 $2,480,942 0 0 0 0
33 David Reutimann 341 -496 $2,412,058 0 0 0 0
34 Travis Kvapil 336 -501 $2,625,775 0 0 0 0
35 J.J. Yeley 332 -505 $2,241,893 0 0 0 1
36 AJ Allmendinger 308 -529 $1,350,212 0 0 0 1
37 Timmy Hill 127 -710 $975,713 0 0 0 0
38 Michael McDowell 121 -716 $1,779,916 0 0 0 1
39 Michael Waltrip 102 -735 $606,549 0 0 2 2
40 Scott Speed 99 -738 $1,046,684 0 0 0 1
41 Ken Schrader 85 -752 $582,942 0 0 0 0
42 Terry Labonte 77 -760 $639,840 0 0 0 0
43 Boris Said 48 -789 $193,881 0 0 0 0
44 Ron Fellows 31 -806 $171,348 0 0 0 0
45 Alex Kennedy 21 -816 $190,405 0 0 0 0
46 Justin Marks 14 -823 $86,705 0 0 0 0
47 Victor Gonzalez Jr. 10 -827 $134,602 0 0 0 0
48 Scott Riggs 10 -827 $368,180 0 0 0 0
49 Brian Keselowski 9 -828 $149,840 0 0 0 0
50 Tomy Drissi 8 -829 $125,095 0 0 0 0

Topics: NASCAR, NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Standings

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