The NASCAR Cup Series Power Ranking after Talladega is presented before they race at Dover Motor Speedway this weekend.
Drivers and fans were able to experience both ends of the NASCAR spectrum over the past two weeks. First, the Cup Series headed to Martinsville, the series’ shortest track at just half a mile in length. The ‘Paper Clip’ was very track position-oriented, as drivers struggled to pass for much of the race. The Stewart-Haas Cars were strong early, but drivers such as Chase Briscoe and Ryan Preece managed to hang on to the lead, and Kyle Larson spoiled the party with a late pit strategy move to take his second win of the season.
This past weekend, the Cup Series headed further south to Talladega, the series’ longest track at 2.67 miles. As usual, the race was filled with plenty of lead changes and plenty of action. Bubba Wallace led at the white flag but wrecked while trying to block Ryan Blaney. Kyle Busch, of all people, made it through the carnage first, claiming his second win of the year.
These two races brought mixed results for many drivers so the power ranking will have a few small movements throughout.Continue reading