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2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings: Greg Biffle Remains In The Top Spot After STP 400

The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings have been updated to reflect Sunday's STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. The win for Denny Hamlin moved him up one spot to No. 5 and 23 points behind the leader Greg Biffle.

Martin Truex Jr. and Carl Edwards made a big jump on Sunday by moving up two spots to No. 2 and No. 9 respectively. Truex is now 15 points behind Biffle and only two points ahead of Matt Kenseth who dropped a spot after finishing 18th compared to Truex who was second.

Here are the latest 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings:

RANK +/- DRIVER POINTS BEHIND STARTS POLES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10
1 -- Greg Biffle 312 Leader 8 1 1 5 6
2 +2 Martin Truex Jr. 297 -15 8 1 0 3 6
3 -1 Matt Kenseth 295 -17 8 0 1 5 5
4 -1 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 291 -21 8 0 0 3 6
5 +1 Denny Hamlin 289 -23 8 1 2 3 4
6 -1 Kevin Harvick 287 -25 8 0 0 2 5
7 +1 Jimmie Johnson 275 -37 8 0 0 4 6
8 -1 Tony Stewart 265 -47 8 0 2 2 3
9 +2 Carl Edwards 251 -61 8 1 0 2 5
10 -1 Ryan Newman 249 -63 8 0 1 2 3
11 -1 Clint Bowyer 227 -85 8 0 0 1 3
12 +1 Joey Logano 221 -91 8 0 0 0 2
13 +1 Kyle Busch 218 -94 8 0 0 1 3
14 -2 Paul Menard 218 -94 8 0 0 0 3
15 -- Brad Keselowski 217 -95 8 0 1 2 3
16 +2 Juan Montoya 207 -105 8 0 0 0 1
17 -1 Jeff Burton 201 -111 8 0 0 1 2
18 -1 Jeff Gordon 200 -112 8 0 0 1 2
19 +4 Jamie McMurray 190 -122 8 0 0 0 2
20 +2 Aric Almirola 187 -125 8 0 0 0 1
21 +3 Marcos Ambrose 187 -125 8 0 0 0 0
22 -1 Regan Smith 187 -125 8 0 0 0 0
23 -4 AJ Allmendinger 185 -127 8 1 0 1 1
24 -4 Mark Martin 181 -131 6 1 0 1 3
25 +1 Kurt Busch 174 -138 8 0 0 0 1
26 +1 Kasey Kahne 166 -146 8 2 0 0 2
27 -2 Bobby Labonte 161 -151 8 0 0 0 0
28 -- Casey Mears 137 -175 8 0 0 0 0
29 +1 David Gilliland 126 -186 8 0 0 0 0
30 -1 David Ragan 123 -189 8 0 0 0 0
31 -- David Reutimann 121 -191 8 0 0 0 0

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.