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NASCAR Point Standings 2012: Greg Biffle Holds Narrow Lead

After an 18th placed finish at Richmond, Biffle leads by just five points over Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Mar, 31, 2012; Martinsville, VA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Greg Biffle (16) during qualifying for the Goody
Mar, 31, 2012; Martinsville, VA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Greg Biffle (16) during qualifying for the Goody

Greg Biffle's 18th place finish at Richmond narrowed his Spring Cup Series lead to just five points over Dale Earnhardt Jr. The race for the top stop has become even tighter as Biffle, Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth are all separated by just 10 points.

The next race will be at Talladega on May 6th.

Here are the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after Richmond (relation to the Chase in parentheses):

  1. Greg Biffle (+73 points inside Chase)
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -5 (+68)
  3. Denny Hamlin -9 (+64)
  4. Matt Kenseth -10 (+63)
  5. Martin Truex Jr. -22 (+51)
  6. Jimmie Johnson -24 (+49)
  7. Kevin Harvick -25 (+48)
  8. Tony Stewart -31 (+42)
  9. Carl Edwards -51 (+22)
  10. Ryan Newman -60 (+13)
  11. Kyle Busch -13 from Chase top 10 (Note: Currently has Wild Card No. 1)
  12. Clint Bowyer -14
  13. Brad Keselowski -26 (Note: Currently has Wild Card No. 2)
  14. Paul Menard -29
  15. Joey Logano -37
  16. Juan Pablo Montoya -39
  17. Jeff Gordon -57
  18. Jamie McMurray -58
  19. Mark Martin -60
  20. Jeff Burton -64
  21. AJ Allmendinger -65
  22. Marcos Ambrose -69
  23. Kasey Kahne -73
  24. Aric Almirola -73
  25. Regan Smith -74
  26. Kurt Busch -88
  27. Bobby Labonte -90
  28. Casey Mears -118
  29. David Ragan -143
  30. David Gilliland -144
  31. David Reutimann -146
  32. Dave Blaney -152
  33. Landon Cassill -153
  34. Travis Kvapil -159
  35. David Stremme -202

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