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NASCAR standings: Latest NASCAR Cup Series points leaders 2024, Xfinity Series standings, points system

Click here to check out the latest NASCAR standings 2024 with the NASCAR playoff picture for the Xfinity Series and Cup Series.

NASCAR standings
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Before checking out the NASCAR schedule for the 2024 season, here are the 2024 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! The leaderboard is updated every Monday. Here are the latest NASCAR standings in 2024 after the Pennzoil 400. You can find the NASCAR standings for the Xfinity Series further below. We’ve also included the latest NASCAR playoff standings 2024 below.

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NASCAR standings: Cup Series

RankDriverPointsWins
1Kyle Larson4862
2Marin Truex Jr4560
3Denny Hamlin4473
4Chase Elliott4371
5William Byron4003
6Tyler Reddick3961
7Ty Gibbs3900
8Ryan Blaney3710
9Alex Bowman3650
10Ross Chastain3580
11Brad Keselowski3441
12Chris Buescher3310
13Kyle Busch3240
14Chase Briscoe3220
15Christopher Bell3201
16Bubba Wallace3160
17Joey Logano2920
18Daniel Suarez2631
19Austin Cindric2320
20Josh Berry2300
21Todd Gilliland2170
22Noah Gragson2160
23Michael McDowell2120
24John H. Nemechek2110
25Carson Hocevar2110

NASCAR Standings – Manufacturer Standings

  1. Chevrolet – 477 points
  2. Toyota – 470 points
  3. Ford – 438 points

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Does NASCAR still give points for leading a lap?

NASCAR does not award points for leading a lap nor for leading the most laps. You have to be among the top-10 finishers in a stage to be awarded points in the NASCAR standings.

NASCAR points system

Stage Points (1 & 2)

  • 1st: 10 points
  • 2nd: 9 points
  • 3rd: 8 points
  • 4th: 7 points
  • 5th: 6 points
  • 6th: 5 points
  • 7th: 4 points
  • 8th: 3 points
  • 9th: 2 points
  • 10th: 1 point

Finish Points (3rd Stage)

  • 1st: 40 points
  • 2nd: 35 points
  • 3rd: 34 points
  • 4th: 33 points
  • 5th: 32 points
  • 6th: 31 points
  • 7th: 30 points:
  • 8th: 29 points
  • 9th: 28 points
  • 10th: 27 points
  • 11th: 26 points
  • 12th: 25 points
  • 13th: 24 points
  • 14th: 23 points
  • 15th: 22 points
  • 16th: 21 points
  • 17th: 20 points
  • 18th: 19 points
  • 19th: 18 points
  • 20th: 17 points
  • 21st: 16 points
  • 22nd: 15 points
  • 23rd: 14 points
  • 24th: 13 points
  • 25th: 12 points
  • 26th: 11 points
  • 27th: 10 points
  • 28th: 9 points
  • 29th: 8 points
  • 27th: 7 points
  • 31st: 6 points
  • 32nd: 5 points
  • 33rd: 4 points
  • 34th: 3 points
  • 35th: 2 points
  • 36th: 1 point
  • 37th: 1 point
  • 38th: 1 point
  • 39th: 1 point
  • 40th: 1 point

NASCAR playoff standings 2024

RankDriverPointsWins
1William Byron3 wins (AQ)3
2Denny Hamlin3 wins (AQ)3
3Kyle Larson2 wins (AQ)1
4Christopher Bell1 win (AQ)1
5Tyler Reddick1 win (AQ)1
6Christopher Bell1 win (AQ)1
7Daniel Suarez1 win (AQ)1
8Brad Keselowski1 win (AQ)1
9Martin Truex Jr4560
10Ty Gibbs3900
11Ryan Blaney3710
12Alex Bowman3650
13Ross Chastain3580
14Chris Buescher3310
15Kyle Busch3240
16Chase Briscoe3220
Cut LineDriverPoints BehindWins
17Bubba Wallace-60
18Joey Logano-300
19Noah Gragson-830
20Austin Cindric-900

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Who leads in NASCAR Cup Series?

Kyle Larson leads the NASCAR Cup Series standings with 486 points, with Martin Truex Jr (-30) in second, Denny Hamlin (-39) in third, Chase Elliott (-49) in fourth and William Byron (-86) in fifth.

Who is the points leader in NASCAR 2024?

The NASCAR points leader this season is Kyle Larson (486) with Martin Truex Jr (456) in second, Denny Hamlin (447) in third, Chase Elliott (437) in fourth and William Byron (400) in fifth.

Who is going to the NASCAR playoffs?

If the NASCAR playoffs started today, William Byron, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Larson, Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Daniel Suarez, Martin Truex Jr, Ryan Blaney, Ty Gibbs, Alex Bowman, Ross Chastain, Kyle Busch, Chase Briscoe, Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher would be in the NASCAR playoffs.

NASCAR playoff picture 2024

  1. William Byron – 3 wins (Automatically Qualified)
  2. Denny Hamlin – 3 wins (automatically qualified)
  3. Kyle Larson – 2 win (automatically qualified)
  4. Chase Elliott – 1 win (automatically qualified)
  5. Christopher Bell – 1 win (automatically qualified)
  6. Daniel Suarez – 1 win (automatically qualified)
  7. Tyler Reddick – 1 win (automatically qualified)
  8. Brad Keselowski – 1 win (automatically qualified)
  9. Martin Truex Jr
  10. Ty Gibbs
  11. Ryan Blaney
  12. Alex Bowman
  13. Ross Chastain
  14. Chris Buescher
  15. Kyle Busch
  16. Chase Briscoe

Who has the most wins in NASCAR this year?

William Byron and Denny Hamlin have the most NASCAR wins in 2024 with 3.

NASCAR wins tracker 2024

  • William Byron – 3 (Daytona 500 & Circuit of the Americas & Cook Out 400)
  • Denny Hamlin – 3 (Food City 500 & Toyota Owners 400, Wurth 400)
  • Daniel Suarez – 1 (Ambetter Health 400)
  • Kyle Larson – 2 (Pennzoil 400 & AdVent Health 400)
  • Chase Elliott – 1 (EchoPark Automotive 400)
  • Christopher Bell – 1 (Shriners Children’s 500)
  • Tyler Reddick – 1 (GEICO 500)
  • Brad Keselowski – 1 (Darlington)

Bubba Wallace stats 2024

  • Bubba Wallace average finish: 17 (NASCAR.com)
  • Bubba Wallace top 5 finishes: 3
  • Bubba Wallace Top 10 finishes: 5

Has Bubba Wallace won a NASCAR race this year?

Bubba Wallace has not won any NASCAR races in 2024

Where is Bubba Wallace in the NASCAR standings?

Bubba Wallace is 16th in the NASCAR standings right now, 170 points behind the leader Kyle Larson. Currently, Bubba Wallace is 17th in the NASCAR playoff standings. Wallace is 6 points out of a playoff spot.

NASCAR wins leaderboard 2024

William Byron and Denny Hamlin are atop the NASCAR wins leaderboard with 3 wins, all coming before May on the NASCAR schedule.

NASCAR standings: Xfinity Series

Here are the NASCAR Xfinity standings right now.

RankDriverPointsWins
1Austin Hill4302
2Cole Custer4270
3Chandler Smith4252
4Jesse Love3731
5Justin Allgaier3731
6Riley Herbst3370
7AJ Allmendinger3090
8Sheldon Creed3060
9Parker Kligerman3060
10Anthony Alfredo2700
11Sam Mayer2641
12Brandon Jones2620
13Sammy Smith2500
14Ryan Sieg2490
15Shane Van GIsbergen2350
16Brennan Poole2130
17Aric Aalmirola2020
18Parker Retzlaff1910
19Leland Honeyman1700
20Jeremy Clements1661
21Josh Williams1601
22Jeb Burton1550
23Ryan Truex1500
24Kyle Weatherman1500
25Ryan Ellis1410

Who is leading the NASCAR Xfinity Series?

Chandler Smith is leading the NASCAR Xfinity Series with 394 points, followed in the NASCAR standings for the Xfinity Series by Cole Custer (393), Autin Hill (377), Jesse Love (337) and Justin Allgaier (313 points).

NASCAR Xfinity wins leaderboard 2024

  • Chandler Smith – 2
  • Austin Hill – 2
  • Aric Almirola – 1
  • Justin Allgaier – 1
  • Sam Mayer – 1
  • Ryan Truex – 1
  • Jesse Love – 1

NASCAR Xfinity playoff standings

  1. Chandler Smith – 2 wins (AQ)
  2. Austin Hill – 2 wins (AQ)
  3. Jesse Love – 1 win (AQ)
  4. Justin Allgaier – 1 win (AQ)
  5. Sam Mayer – 1 win (AQ)
  6. Cole Custer – 427 points
  7. Riley Herbst – 337 points
  8. AJ Allmendinger – 309 points
  9. Sheldon Creed – 306 points
  10. Parker Kligerman – 306 points
  11. Anthony Alfredo – 270 points
  12. Brandon Jones – 262 points

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 had the most NASCAR wins in 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

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?

NASCAR: Busch Light Clash
Feb 5, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. (19) celebrates his victory of the Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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.

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Who won the NASCAR Cup Series championship in 2022?

NASCAR Standings
Nov 6, 2022; Avondale, AZ, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano (22) celebrates on stage with his son Hudson and his wife Brittany after winning the NASCAR Cup Series championship race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. Mandatory Credit: Alex Gould/The Republic Nascar Nascar Cup Series Championship

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)
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