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Kyle Busch takes over lead in Sprint Cup standings after Texas win

Kyle Busch overcame some early damage from Jimmie Johnson and unhappiness with the way his car was running mid-race to sweep the Texas weekend and earn his fourth consecutive NASCAR victory.

The Kyle Busch express not only won its fourth consecutive NASCAR race in eight days, the defending Sprint Cup champ also jumped two spots to take over the top spot in the Sprint Cup points standings.

Busch leads Jimmie Johnson by six points, while Kevin Harvick is in third place (seven points behind Busch). Carl Edwards (-18) and Joey Logano (-25) round out the top five in the points.

The standings after Texas:

Sprint Cup points after Texas