— Kurt Busch (previously unranked) breaks into our Power Rankings with a dominant win last Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch led 144 of 260 laps and won the race, passing brother Kyle Busch with 25 laps remaining, for his first victory this season. He secured a playoff berth and earned his third top-five finish this season.
— Alex Bowman (pictured, +1) finished fourth at Atlanta for his sixth top five this year. He was also in the top five for each stage finish Sunday to recover from the previous weekend’s struggles at Road America, where he finished 22nd.