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Mar 28, 2014; Martinsville, VA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr talks with Jeff Gordon during practice for the STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

NASCAR Sprint Cup standings 2014: Jeff Gordon, Earnhardt Jr. sit 1-2

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is winding down, with just a handful of races left before the Chase For The Cup begins. On Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned his third win of the season and complete the season sweep, as he locked up second place in the updated NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.

Earnhardt Jr.’s teammate, Jeff Gordon, sits in the top spot.

Between Gordon and Earnhardt Jr., the Hendricks duo has five wins, 17 top five finishes and a whopping 30 top ten finishes. They have undoubtedly shown during the season that the two have to be the favorites to bring home the Cup in 2014.

Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson round out the top five.

There are only a handful of races left before the chase begins, so let’s take a look at how everything is shaping up.

The current NASCAR Sprint Cup standings can be seen below, with the top 16 making the cut for the Chase for the Cup:

RK DRIVER POINTS MONEY WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10
1 Jeff Gordon 717 $4,387,719 2 0 7 15
2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 693 $4,270,384 3 0 10 15
3 Brad Keselowski 666 $4,653,399 3 3 9 10
4 Matt Kenseth 661 $3,944,838 0 1 8 13
5 Jimmie Johnson 628 $4,266,034 3 1 6 12
6 Kyle Busch 609 $3,940,926 1 2 6 9
7 Ryan Newman 606 $2,624,259 0 0 2 8
8 Carl Edwards 603 $3,149,132 2 1 4 8
9 Joey Logano 591 $3,832,839 2 1 8 11
10 Clint Bowyer 577 $3,162,726 0 0 3 9
11 Kevin Harvick 565 $3,881,994 2 4 6 10
12 Kyle Larson 562 $3,009,800 0 0 4 9
13 Austin Dillon 559 $3,244,395 0 2 1 3
14 Kasey Kahne 555 $2,746,884 0 0 2 9
15 Paul Menard 551 $3,154,930 0 0 3 9
16 Greg Biffle 550 $3,303,324 0 0 3 6
17 Brian Vickers 532 $3,145,004 0 0 3 6
18 Tony Stewart 529 $3,071,224 0 1 2 6
19 Marcos Ambrose 511 $2,829,960 0 0 2 4
20 Jamie McMurray 499 $4,046,534 0 1 2 6

 

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