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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Subway Fresh Fit 600 at Phoenix

The duel in the Phoenix desert Saturday night came packaged with a sudden late-night plot twist that led to a green-white-checkered finish for the ages.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville

With a shocking ninth-place finish at Martinsville, did Jimmie Johnson do enough for our experts to vote him number one on our list?

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Food City 500 at Bristol

After Jimmie Johnson scored his first ever win at Bristol Motor Speedway, you can guess where he ended up in our Power Rankings this week.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta

The No. 2 car of Kurt Busch managed to win a race, but it was two other stories that stole the show this weekend at Atlanta.

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.