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2012 NASCAR Standings: Greg Biffle Holds Slim Lead After Talladega

With his second victory of 2012, Brad Keselowski is now in 12th place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series standings. The win has him slated as the No. 1 Wild Card in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Greg Biffle, though, still sits atop the standings after a fifth place finish at Talladega on Sunday. Checking in just seven points behind him in second place is Matt Kenseth, who was third on Sunday.

The rest of the leaders below:

  1. Greg Biffle (+78 points inside the Chase)
  2. Matt Kenseth -7 (+71)
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -9 (+69)
  4. Denny Hamlin -27 (+51)
  5. Kevin Harvick -45 (+33)
  6. Martin Truex Jr. -46 (+32)
  7. Tony Stewart -50 (+28)
  8. Jimmie Johnson -54 (+24)
  9. Kyle Busch -70 (+8)
  10. Clint Bowyer -76 (+2)
  11. Carl Edwards -78 -2 from Chase top 10
  12. Brad Keselowski -3 (Note: Currently has Wild Card No. 1)
  13. Ryan Newman -16 (Note: Currently has Wild Card No. 2)
  14. Paul Menard -25
  15. Joey Logano -43
  16. Jamie McMurray -49
  17. Juan Pablo Montoya -50
  18. Jeff Burton -53
  19. Kasey Kahne -56
  20. AJ Allmendinger -60
  21. Marcos Ambrose -63
  22. Aric Almirola -65
  23. Jeff Gordon -70
  24. Mark Martin -84
  25. Kurt Busch -87
  26. Bobby Labonte -91
  27. Regan Smith -94
  28. Casey Mears -115
  29. David Ragan -130
  30. David Gilliland -137
  31. David Reutimann -148
  32. Travis Kvapil -154
  33. Dave Blaney -162
  34. Landon Cassill -167
  35. David Stremme -221

For more news on today's race check out NASCAR Ranting And Raving along with SB Nation's NASCAR Racing page.