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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 Kansas
Note: Does not include points earned for the Can-Am Duels at Daytona

2017 total stage points
Rank Driver Team Total stage points Total stage wins
1. Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing 137 2
2. Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 131 5
3. Brad Keselowski Team Penske 113 2
4. Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports 90 2
5. Ryan Blaney Wood Brothers Racing 89 3
6. Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 86 3
7. Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing 79 2
8. Jamie McMurray Chip Ganassi Racing 76 0
9. Joey Logano Team Penske 64 1
10. Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports 62 0
11. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing 57 1
12. Erik Jones Furniture Row Racing 37 0
t-13. Ryan Newman Richard Childress Racing 28 0
t-13. Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing 28 1
15. Clint Bowyer Stewart-Haas Racing 24 0
16. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports 19 0
17. Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing 18 0
18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing 17 0
19. Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing 11 0
t-20. Danica Patrick Stewart-Haas Racing 10 0
t-20. Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports 10 0
t-22. Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing 7 0
t-22. AJ Allmendinger JTG Daugherty Racing 7 0
24. Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing 4 0
25. Ty Dillon Germain Racing 2 0

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