Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 11/11/14

CORNELIUS, NC - JANUARY 20: Martin Truex Jr. (C), driver of the #55 NAPA Toyota speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, held at Michael Waltrip Racing, on January 20, 2010 in Cornelius, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the sixth race of the season with a 12 point lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. After the race at Martinsville Speedway it will be teammate Jimmie Johnson who is the series point leader by six over last years champion Brad Keselowski. Earnhardt Jr. fell to third in the standings eleven behind Johnson. Unofficial NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings after Martinsville RK DRIVER POINTS BEHIND MONEY WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1 Jimmie Johnson 231 — $2,235,174 1 0 2 3 2 Brad Keselowski 225 -6 $1,436,959 0 0 4 4 3 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 220 -11 $1,747,304 0 0 3 5 4 Kyle Busch 203 -28 $1,267,467 1 0 3 3 5 Greg Biffle 200 -31 $1,018,819 0 0 0 2 6 Kasey Kahne 199 -32 $1,061,308 1 0 2 3 7 Carl Edwards 193 -38 $1,167,504 1 0 3 3 8 Clint Bowyer 179 -52 $920,598 0 0 1 2 9 Paul Menard 179 -52 $866,033 0 0 0 3 10 Matt Kenseth 172 -59 $1,404,345 1 0 1 3 11 Joey Logano 167 -64 $962,034 0 0 1 1 12 Jeff Gordon 164 -67 $950,863 0 0 0 1 13 Jami...
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