Kansas Cup race results, driver points

Kyle Larson earned his series-high ninth win of the season in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Kansas Speedway.

RESULTS: Where everybody finished at Kansas

Larson led a race-high 130 laps Sunday. He has now led 2,397 laps this season, the most in a single Cup campaign since Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon led 2,610 laps in 1995.

Reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott finished second to give Hendrick Motorsports a 1-2 finish.

Kevin Harvick finished third. Kurt Busch finished fourth. 2021 regular season champion Denny Hamlin completed the top five finishers.

POINTS REPORT

DRIVER POINTS: Cup Series standings after Kansas

Larson remains the only one of the eight remaining playoff drivers to clinch a berth in the Championship 4. He advanced with his win last week at Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings – Round of 8

1. Kyle Larson – Advanced (Won Texas and Kansas)
2. Chase Elliott – 4,107 points (+34 above cutline to advance)
3. Denny Hamlin – 4,105 points (+32)
4. Kyle Busch – 4,074 points (+1)
5. Ryan Blaney – 4,073 points (-1)
6. Martin Truex Jr. – 4,071 points (-3)
7. Brad Keselowski – 4,068 points (-6)
8. Joey Logano – 4,048 points (-26 points)

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Kansas Cup race results, driver points originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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