Before checking out the NASCAR schedule for the 2023 season, here are the final 2022 NASCAR standings. Sportsnaut’s NASCAR rankings will also provide additional perspective on where eligible drivers stand over the association’s 36-race schedule.
Check out the NASCAR standings below! Leaderboard updated every Monday.
NASCAR standings: Cup Series
|1||Martin Truex Jr.||2036||3||9|
|14||Ricky Stenhouse Jr||2005||1||2|
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NASCAR Owner standings
- Hendrick Motorsports (24) – 2036 points
- Joe Gibbs Racing (19) – 2036 points
- Joe Gibbs Racing (11) – 2025 points
- RFK Racing (17) – 2021 points
- Richard Childress Racing (8) – 2019 points
- Hendrik Motorsports (5) – 2017 points
- Joe Gibbs Racing (20) – 2014 points
- Trackhouse Racing (1) – 2011 points
- RFK Racing (6) – 2010 points
- 23XI Racing (45) – 2009 points
- Team Penske (22) – 2008 points
- Team Penske (12) – 2008 points
- Front Row Motorsports (34) – 2007 points
- JTG Daugherty Racing (47) – 2005 points
- Stewart-Haas Racing (4) – 2004 points
- Hendrick Motorsports (9) – 2001 points
NASCAR Standings – Manufacturer Standings
- Chevrolet – 960 points
- Ford – 894 points
- Toyota – 892 points
NASCAR playoffs 2023
- Martin Truex Jr. – Automatically Qualified
- William Byron – Automatically Qualified
- Denny Hamlin – Automatically Qualified
- Kyle Busch – Automatically Qualified
- Kyle Larson – Automatically Qualified
- Ross Chastain – Automatically Qualified
- Christopher Bell – Automatically Qualified
- Chris Buescher – Automatically Qualified
- Tyler Reddick – Automatically Qualified
- Ryan Blaney – Automatically Qualified
- Joey Logano – Automatically Qualified
- Michael McDowell – Automatically Qualified
- Kevin Harvick – Clinched
- Brad Keselowski – Clinched
- Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Clinched
- Bubba Wallace – Clinched
Who leads in NASCAR Cup Series?
Martin Truex Jr. leads in the NASCAR Cup Series standings with 2036 points. He’s already qualified for the playoffs and has been the No. 1 NASCAR driver in 2023.
Who is the points leader in NASCAR 2023?
The NASCAR points leader is Martin Trux Jr, who has 861 points compared to second-place Denny Hamlin, who has 770 points.
Who is the favorite to win the NASCAR championship?
Martin Truex Jr is favored to win the NASCAR championship followed by William Byron and Denny Hamlin. They are also the top three drivers across the NASCAR standings.
Where is Bubba Wallace in the NASCAR standings?
Bubba Wallace is 16th in the NASCAR standings today, qualifying for the playoffs.
Who has the most NASCAR wins in 2023?
William Byron has the most NASCAR wins in 2023 with five trips to victory lane. Byron won the NASCAR Cup Series at Atlanta, the Cup Series at Darlington, the Cup Series at Phoenix and the Cup Series at Las Vegas.
NASCAR wins leaderboard 2023
- William Byron – 5 wins
- Martin Truex, Jr. – 3 wins
- Chris Buescher – 3 wins
- Kyle Busch – 3 wins
- Denny Hamlin – 2 wins
- Kyle Larson – 2 wins
- Ryan Blaney – 1 win
- Christopher Bell – 1 win
- Joey Logano – 1 win
- Tyler Reddick – 1 win
- Ricky Stenhouse Jr – 1 win
- Shane van Gisbergen – 1 win
- Ricky Stenhouse Jr – 1 win
- Michael McDowell – 1 win
NASCAR standings: Xfinity Series
|2||John H. Nemechek||838||-11|
|23||Joe Graf Jr||278||-571|
Who is leading the NASCAR Xfinity Series?
Austin Hill is atop the NASCAR standings in the Xfinity Series, leading John H. Nemechek by 11 points through 22 races.
What does NASCAR stand for?
NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, which is best known for stock car racing in the United States of America. The sport was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1984 and his son, Jim France, has been the CEO since August 2018.
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Who has the most wins in NASCAR history?
Richard Petty has the most wins in NASCAR history with 200. Petty won 119 races in the Strictly Stock era, 81 races in the Winston Cup Era (1971-2003) and 60 wins in the Modern Era. Petty and David Pearson are the only NASCAR drivers with 100-plus wins.
How many drivers make the NASCAR playoffs?
The NASCAR playoffs consist of 16 drivers that are locked in by wins or points if there are not enough winners. Four drivers are eliminated every three races until there are four left. The final four compete in the Championship 4 event at Phoenix Raceway. The rest of the NASCAR standings for playoff drivers are determined through total points.
Who won the NASCAR Cup Series championship in 2022?
Joey Logano won the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series championship after beating out Ross Chastain, Christopher Bell, and Chase Elliott at Phoenix Raceway. Logano became the second active multi-time champion alongside Kyle Busch despite not having a strong year in the overall NASCAR standings.
Recent NASCAR Cup Series championship winners
- 2022: Joey Logano (four wins)
- 2021: Kyle Larson (10 wins)
- 2020: Chase Elliott (five wins)
- 2019: Kyle Busch (five wins)
- 2018: Joey Logano (three wins)
- 2017: Martin Truex Jr. (eight wins)
- 2016: Jimmie Johnson (five wins)
- 2015: Kyle Busch (five wins)
- 2014: Kevin Harvick (five wins)
- 2013: Jimmie Johnson (six wins)