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NASCAR standings

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Jimmie Johnson grabbed control of the Chase for Sprint Cup with a victory in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. He leads Matt Kenseth by 7 points with two races to go.

 Pts.Wins
1. Jimmie Johnson 2,3426
2. Matt Kenseth 2,3357
3. Kevin Harvick 2,3023
4. Kyle Busch 2,2904
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2,2800
6. Jeff Gordon 2,2731
7. Clint Bowyer 2,2730
8. Greg Biffle 2,2691
9. Joey Logano 2,2511
10. Kurt Busch 2,2460
11. Carl Edwards 2,2262
12. Ryan Newman 2,2241
13. Kasey Kahne 2,2092

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