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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series


2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stage points

Kyle Larson

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The enhanced race format for 2017 provides drivers with additional opportunities to earn points throughout an event.


Each race is comprised of three stages -- Stage 1, Stage 2 and the Final Stage. Drivers who finish in the top 10 in Stage 1 and Stage 2 earn additional race points, with the winner of each stage earning 10 points, second place earning nine points, third place earning eight points, etc., down to one point for 10th place.


The Final Stage produces the race results and awards points across the field.


Below is a cumulative running tally of how many stage points drivers have earned this year, as well as their stage wins -- stage wins will provide an additional bonus point per win for the postseason.


Through Bristol
Note: Does not include points earned for The Clash at Daytona

2017 total stage points
Rank Driver Team Total stage points Total stage wins
1. Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing 101 2
2. Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 92 5
3. Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports 90 2
4. Brad Keselowski Team Penske 82 0
t-5. Ryan Blaney Wood Brothers Racing 61 2
t-5. Jamie McMurray Chip Ganassi Racing 61 0
7. Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 58 3
8. Joey Logano Team Penske 56 1
9. Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing 55 1
10. Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports 51 0
11. Erik Jones Furniture Row Racing 32 0
12. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing 26 0
t-13. Ryan Newman Richard Childress Racing 19 0
t-13. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports 19 0
t-13. Clint Bowyer Stewart-Haas Racing 19 0
16. Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing 13 0
17. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing 8 0
t-18. Danica Patrick Stewart-Haas Racing 7 0
t-18. Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing 7 0
t-18. AJ Allmendinger JTG Daugherty Racing 7 0
21. Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing 6 0
22. Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing 5 0
23. Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports 1 0

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