Sunday night's Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta was a heck of a race, wasn't it? Tony Stewart scored his first win in over 30 races, Carl Edwards nearly scored his first in about 60, and for once, Kevin Harvick didn't look completely invincible.
The racing on track was intense from beginning to end, and we were even treated to some post-race fireworks between Ryan Newman and Kasey Kahne.
This weekend we head into Richmond for the final race of the Sprint Cup regular season. (For those interested, I'll be live-blogging it here at B/R—chaos and calamity will ensue.) It's more important than ever that a team be hitting its stride right now, to head into the Chase with plenty of momentum and a better shot at the overall title.
Without further ado, this week's power rankings: