Labonte clings on to points lead

Jeff Burton and Rusty Wallace were the biggest gainers in the NASCAR Winston Cup points standings, following Sunday's Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono

Labonte clings on to points lead

Burton, who finished second at Pocono, behind Wallace, leapt from seventh to fourth in the points, with 'Pole King' Wallace rising from ninth to fourth after his second victory of the season.

At the head of the standings, Bobby Labonte hangs on to the top slot after a sixth-placed finish in Pocono, but it's all change in the Dale department behind. Dale Earnhardt drops to third after suffering a blown tyre and suspension damage on the weekend, and his place is taken by Dale Jarrett, who finished fourth, but also picked up the five bonus points for most laps led.

Biggest loser of the week is Ward Burton. His 28th place finish has seen him tumble from fourth to seventh.



Previous position in brackets

1 (1) Bobby Labonte 2825 (1 win, 1 pole)
2 (3) Dale Jarrett 2772 (3, 1)
3 (2) Dale Earnhardt 2718 (1, 0)
4 (7) Jeff Burton 2624 (2, 0)
5 (9) Rusty Wallace 2557 (2, 7)
6 (5) Tony Stewart 2540 (3, 1)
7 (4) Ward Burton 2535 (1, 0)
8 (10) Jeff Gordon 2518 (2, 1)
9 (6) Mark Martin 2487 (1, 0)
10 (8) Ricky Rudd 2468 (0, 1)
11 (11) Mike Skinner 2236 (0, 1)
12 (12) Matt Kenseth 2228 (1, 0)
13 (13) Terry Labonte 2082 (0, 1)
14 (14) Dale Earnhardt Jr 2068 (2, 1)
15 (15) Jeremy Mayfield 2030 (2, 1)

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