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Kyle Busch moves into top three in points with Martinsville win

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500

MARTINSVILLE, VA - APRIL 03: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s 75th Anniversary Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on April 3, 2016 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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With his STP 500 victory, Kyle Busch moved up two spots in the driver standings to third, five points behind leader Kevin Harvick.

The top five in the standings following the race at Martinsville Speedway is Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Busch, Carl Edwards and Joey Logano.

The biggest jump in the standings is AJ Allmendinger. After placing second Sunday, Allmendinger rose seven spots to 12th. Brian Vickers gained five spots to 31st after his seventh-place finish.

The largest drop in the standings goes to Aric Almirola, who fell nine spots to 22nd after his day ended early due to engine issues.


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