Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 9/25/14
Brad Keselowski held on and won his first Sprint Cup Series title by 39 points over Clint Bowyer. Jimmie Johnson, who came into the event in 2nd place, was third (-40), Kasey Kahne (-55), and Greg Biffle (-68) made up the rest of the top five finishers. Joining those five in Las Vegas for the end of the year awards banquet will be Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, and Jeff Gordon. Your last two Chase drivers were Martin Truex, Jr. and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Kyle Busch was the first non-Chase driver, finishing 13th in points. Pos Driver Points Behind Starts Wins T5 T10 $$$ 1  Brad Keselowski 2400 Leader 36 5 13 23 $6,227,850 2  Clint Bowyer 2361 -39 36 3 10 23 $5,546,082 3  Jimmie Johnson 2360 -40 36 5 18 24 $8,129,639 4  Kasey Kahne 2345 -55 36 2 12 19 $4,721,971 5  Greg Biffle 2332 -68 36 2 12 21 $5,683,998 6  Denny Hamlin 2329 -71 36 5 14 17 $6,922,136 7  Matt Kenseth 2324 -76 36 3 13 19 $7,528,332 8  Kevin Harvick 2321 -79 36 1 5 14 $5,792,916 9  Tony Stewart 2311 -89 36 3 12 16 $6,601,185 10  Jeff Gordon 2303 -97 36 2 11 18 $6,113,129 11  Martin Truex Jr. 2299 -101 36 0 7 19 $5,291,626 12  Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2245 -155 34 1 10 20 $5,165,255 13  Kyle Busch 1133 -1267 36 1 13 20 $6,559,391 14  Ryan Newman 1051 -1349 36 1 6 14 $5,431,951 15  Carl Edwards 1030 -1370 36 0 3 13 $5,344,175 16  Paul Menard 1006 -1394 36 0 1 9 $4,062,235 17  Joey Logano 965 -1435 36 1 2 12 $4,050,163 18  Marcos Ambrose 950 -1450 36 1 3 8 $4,767,873 19  Jeff Burton 883 -1517 36 0 2 6 $5,163,065 20  Aric Almirola 868 -1532 36 0 1 4 $4,785,031 21  Jamie McMurray 868 -1532 36 0 0 3 $4,567,468 22  Juan Pablo Montoya 810 -1590 36 0 0 2 $4,494,049 23  Bobby Labonte 772 -1628 36 0 0 2 $4,131,879 24  Regan Smith 747 -1653 34 0 1 4 $3,946,540 25  Kurt Busch 735 -1665 35 0 1 5 $4,064,608 26  Mark Martin 701 -1699 24 0 4 10 $2,863,683 27  Travis Kvapil 638 -1762 35 0 0 1 $3,607,246 28  David Ragan 622 -1778 36 0 1 2 $3,613,656 29  Casey Mears 612 -1788 36 0 0 0 $3,537,774 30  David Gilliland 605 -1795 36 0 0 0 $3,494,350 31  Landon Cassill 598 -1802 36 0 0 0 $4,178,755 32  A J Allmendinger 453 -1947 21 0 1 3 $2,958,285 33  Dave Blaney 417 -1983 34 0 0 0 $2,935,774 34  David Reutimann 373 -2027 25 0 0 0 $2,255,278 35  Brian Vickers 250 -2150 8 0 3 5 $774,435 36  David Stremme 236 -2164 28 0 0 0 $2,457,431 37  Michael McDowell 187 -2213 30 0 0 0 $2,465,274 38  JJ Yeley 166 -2234 24 0 0 0 $1,914,170 39  Josh Wise 147 -2253 30 0 0 0 $2,333,560 40  Ken Schrader 146 -2254 13 0 0 0 $1,191,740 41  Stephen Leicht 126 -2274 15 0 0 0 $1,332,865 42  Scott Speed 124 -2276 17 0 0 0 $1,387,953 43  Michael Waltrip 94 -2306 4 0 0 1 $396,472 44  Terry Labonte 94 -2306 4 0 0 0 $582,995 45  Tony Raines 71 -2329 7 0 0 0 $788,728 46  Scott Riggs 56 -2344 20 0 0 0 $1,496,515 47  Brendan Gaughan 50 -2350 4 0 0 0 $354,559 48  Boris Said 34 -2366 2 0 0 0 $167,290 49  Bill Elliott 14 -2386 2 0 0 0 $196,098 50  Hermie Sadler III 13 -2387 1 0 0 0 $80,610 51  Mike Olsen 11 -2389 1 0 0 0 $81,735 52  Robby Gordon 11 -2389 3 0 0 0 $405,300 53  Mike Skinner 10 -2390 4 0 0 0 $340,850 54  Kelly Bires 9 -2391 3 0 0 0 $222,024 55  Tomy Drissi 6 -2394 1 0 0 0 $76,242 56  Stacy Compton 5 -2395 1 0 0 0 $64,225 57  David Mayhew 4 -2396 1 0 0 0 $72,625 58  Patrick Long 2 -2398 1 0 0 0 $61,555
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