Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Shelby American at Las Vegas

A weekend in Las Vegas turned out lucky for Jimmie Johnson, who took a four-tire gamble on the last pit stop and rode it to victory number two.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Auto Club 500 at Fontana

Taking the plates off at Auto Club Speedway meant the first “unrestricted” race of the regular season Sunday; and for once, the 2-mile oval didn’t disappoint.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Daytona 500

It was Jimmie Johnson who lost out – his rear-axle failure at Daytona was enough for him to lose his grip atop our poll for the first time since last fall.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Bud Shootout at Daytona

As NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers prepare to tackle their 36-race regular season, it’s time to take a look at which ones carry the most momentum into 2010.