New Power Rankings (900 X 500 Px)
Brad Sweet keeps rising in the power rankings as Logan Seavey drops out.

Power Rankings: Sweet Keeps Rising, Seavey Dropped

It’s time for a new edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Who will be on top this week?

1. David Gravel

With his seventh World of Outlaws victory of the season Saturday night at Sharon Speedway, David Gravel continues to lead the series standings and remains at the top of the SPEED SPORT power rankings. Last Week: 1

2. Brad Sweet

Earning his sixth High Limit Racing victory of the season and seventh overall triumph, Brad Sweet leaps to second in the power rankings and continues to lead the High Limit standings. Last Week: 4

3. Max Verstappen

Reigning Formula 1 champion Max Verstappen won Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix for his fifth victory in seven races this season. Last Week: 5

4. Ricky Thornton Jr.

Ricky Thornton Jr. grabbed his 10th feature victory of the season Friday night at Indiana’s Circle City Raceway. Thornton also leads the Lucas Oil Late Model Series standings. Last Week: 3

5. Jett Lawrence

Jett Lawrence won eight of the 17 races en route to claiming his first Monster Energy Supercross championship. The Pro Motocross season opens this weekend at California’s Fox Raceway. Last Week: 3

6. Matt Hagan

Tony Stewart Racing Funny Car driver Matt Hagan blasted to his second consecutive NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series triumph Sunday at Route 66 Raceway. Last Week: Not Ranked

7. Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin finished second in Sunday night’s NASCAR All-Star Race, continuing his recent streak of consistency. Hamlin has won three NASCAR Cup Series races this season. Last Week: 7

8. Corey Heim

Corey Heim collected his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victory of the season Sunday at North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway. Last Week: Not Ranked

9. Ron Silk

Ron Silk, who leads the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings, won for the third time in five races Sunday at Riverhead (N.Y.) Raceway. Last Week: Not Ranked

10. Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson qualified fifth for the Indianapolis 500 and finished fourth in the NASCAR All-Star Race in the same day. Larson has two Cup Series triumphs this season. Last Week: 8

On The Rise: Brad Sweet, Max Verstappen and Matt Hagan were among those moving forward in this week’s edition of the power rankings. Hagan entered the rankings for the first time this season. 

Free Falling: Alex Palou, Greg Anderson and Logan Seavey dropped out of the top 10 this week.

One To Watch: Kaylee Bryson became the first female driver to win in the USAC Silver Crown Series when she claimed Saturday’s race at the Belleville High Banks.