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2012 NASCAR Standings: Matt Kenseth Trails Greg Biffle By Two Points

A fourth-place finish at the Southern 500 has Kenseth on the cusp of taking over the lead in the Sprint Cup Series.

May 11, 2012; Darlington, SC USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth (17) during practice for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-US PRESSWIRE
May 11, 2012; Darlington, SC USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth (17) during practice for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-US PRESSWIRE

The race in the Sprint Cup Series got tighter over the weekend at the Southern 500 as a fourth-place finish for Matt Kenseth now has him just two points behind Greg Biffle for first place.

Making a charge from behind is Jimmie Johnson, who won on Saturday night. He jumped up three spots, from eighth to fifth place, in the standings.

Check out the rest of the leaders below:

1 Greg Biffle 411
2 Matt Kenseth 409
3 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 397
4 Denny Hamlin 394
5 Jimmie Johnson 372
6 Martin Truex Jr. 372
7 Tony Stewart 369
8 Kevin Harvick 361
9 Kyle Busch 349
10 Carl Edwards 337
11 Clint Bowyer 335
12 Brad Keselowski 328 (Currently the No. 1 Wild Card)
13 Paul Menard 308
14 Ryan Newman 307 (Currently the No. 2 Wild Card)
15 Joey Logano 293
16 Kasey Kahne 283
17 Jeff Burton 275
18 Marcos Ambrose 274
19 Juan Pablo Montoya 272
20 Jamie McMurray 263