Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/21/14

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
getty images Carl Edwards won the Subway Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday moving up to 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings but it is Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson who maintains the series points lead heading into Las Vegas. Below are the point standings after the first of thirty-six events this season. NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings RK DRIVER POINTS BEHIND MONEY WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1 Jimmie Johnson 90 — 1565300 1 0 2 2 2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 82 -8 1151339 0 0 2 2 3 Brad Keselowski 82 -8 707855 0 0 2 2 4 Denny Hamlin 72 -18 370264 0 0 1 1 5 Clint Bowyer 72 -18 373096 0 0 0 1 6 Greg Biffle 66 -24 562989 0 0 0 1 7 Mark Martin 65 -25 851538 0 1 1 1 8 Jeff Gordon 60 -30 398824 0 0 0 1 9 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 60 -30 373399 0 0 0 0 10 Aric Almirola 60 -30 406349 0 0 0 0 11 Carl Edwards 59 -31 376189 1 0 1 1 12 Marcos Ambrose 52 -38 382577 0 0 0 0 13 J.J. Yeley 50 -40 338738 0 0 0 1 14 Bobby Labonte 49 -41 337647 0 0 0 0 15 Jeff Burton 48 ...

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