2014 Nationwide Series: Driver Rankings
2014 Nationwide Series: Driver Rankings

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1. Kyle Busch/Sam Hornish Jr. - No. 54 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota - Busch and his comrades absolutely dominated this series in 2013 with the powerful No. 54 Toyota team. Busch alone grabbed 10 poles, 12 victories and led more than 2,000 laps in his 22 starts for this team. He was joined by Drew Herring, Owen Kelly and Joey Coulter to round out the full 33-race schedule. Combined they had a spectacular season, but let's be honest it was Busch who did most of the heavy lifting. This team returns intact for 2014 and once again it will be JGR star Busch getting all the companion starts to Sprint Cup Series events, and newcomer Hornish Jr. getting all of the fill-in events (about seven starts). With this driving duo, this team will be a threat to win each and every week of the season.

2. Brad Keselowski/Ryan Blaney/Joey Logano -
No. 22 Penske Racing Ford - The only team that offered as much dominance as Joe Gibbs' No. 54 team was Penske Racing's No. 22 team. The driver lineup remains much the same in the upcoming season. Keselowski alone collected a staggering seven victories in just 16 starts with this team. Logano chipped in with three victories of his own in 15 starts and Blaney added one win in his two starts. It seemed that each and every week last year came down to the No. 22 Ford team and who could outsmart them in order to win. We

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