2021 stage points for the NASCAR Cup Series

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2021 stage points for the NASCAR Cup Series

Every 2021 race, except the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, is comprised of three stages — Stage 1, Stage 2 and the Final Stage. The Coca-Cola 600 added a fourth 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. Stage 3 of the Coca-Cola 600 awards points in the same manner as Stages 1 and 2 in the other races.

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 — a stage win will provide an additional bonus point per win of the postseason.

RELATED: Stage lengths for the 2021 season

Through Sonoma
Note: Does not include points earned for Bluegreen Vacations Duel races at Daytona International Speedway

Rank

Driver

Stage wins

Stage points

1

Denny Hamlin

5

195

2

Kyle Larson

11

178

3

Chase Elliott

1

148

4

William Byron

1

138

5

Martin Truex, Jr

3

128

6

Ryan Blaney

3

118

7

Joey Logano

3

115

8

Kyle Busch

2

111

9

Alex Bowman

0

95

10

Brad Keselowski

1

92

11

Kevin Harvick

0

68

12

Kurt Busch

0

55

13

Tyler Reddick

0

54

T-14

Austin Dillon

0

42

T-15

Chris Buescher

1

42

T-15

Christopher Bell

0

42

17

Bubba Wallace

1

32

18

Matt DiBenedetto

1

27

19

Michael McDowell

0

24

20

Ryan Preece

0

19

21

Daniel Suarez

0

17

22

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

0

12

23

Ryan Newman

0

9

T-24

Chase Briscoe

0

6

T-24

Corey Lajoie

0

6

26

Ross Chastain

0

5

T-27

Erik Jones

0

4

T-28

Cole Custer

0

4

T-28

Aric Almirola

0

4