NASCAR by the Numbers: Texas sized twists and turns

The racing at Texas never disappoints and this weekend was no different, although the points lead in all three series did not change, there were still some shifting belong.

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Kevin Harvick won the race while James Buescher lead a majority of the race (56) laps and was in contention to take the points lead from Austin Dillon, until he race out of fuel with just a handful of laps remaining. Buescher now drops to 3rd, moving Johnny Sauter up one position.

1. Austin Dillon
2. Johnny Sauter 20
3. James Buescher 28
4. Ron Hornaday Jr. 48
5. Timothy Peters 58
6. Todd Bodine 79
7. Matt Crafton 95
8. Joey Coulter 97
9. Cole Whitt 112
10. Nelson Piquet Jr. 142
11. Parker Kligerman 156
12. Brendan Gaughan 166
13. David Starr 185
14. Justin Lofton 193
15. Ricky Carmichael

Biggest movers: Johnny Sauter and Nelson Piquet Jr +2

Up next: The final race of the season; the series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, November 18th at 8pm. Tune into SPEED to see whether Austin Dillon can capture the title, he needs to finish 16th or better to walk away with the championship but Sauter will be looking to stop him.

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Trevor Bayne scored his first Nationwide Series win, though being overshadowed by the media blitz encompassing Kyle Busch being parked for the weekend. The points battle between Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Elliott Sadler remains intense with just two more races remaining.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Elliott Sadler 17
Justin Allgaier 99
Aric Almirola 99
Reed Sorenson 104
Jason Leffler 160
Kenny Wallace 213
Brian Scott 229
Steven Wallace 242
Michael Annett 254
Trevor Bayne 317
Mike Bliss 351
Mike Wallace 413
Joe Nemechek 443
Josh Wise 471

Biggest movers/losses: All changes were +/- 1 position

Up next: With two races remaining, the Nationwide Series heads to Phoenix for the Wypall 200. Racing gets underway at 3:30 pm on Saturday on ESPN 2.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500:

Promoted as a boxing match between Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart by TMS president Eddie Gossage, Stewart wins this round but Edwards still walks away the leader of the match as he leads the contest for another week. Heading to Phoenix 

Carl Edwards
Tony Stewart 3
Kevin Harvick 33
Matt Kenseth 38
Brad Keselowski 49
Jimmie Johnson 55
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 79
Jeff Gordon 81
Kurt Busch 87
Denny Hamlin 99
Kyle Busch 100
Ryan Newman 103
Clint Bowyer 1238
Kasey Kahne 1256
Greg Biffle 1257

Biggest movers: Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jeff Gordon +2
Biggest Loss: Kyle Busch -4 

Up next: Two to go and the points battle is a dead heat. The unknown remains as the series heads to Phoneix for the Kobalt Tools 500 on Sunday at 3pm est on ESPN.
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