In a efficiency trade the place the very best drivers and automotive minds alike search no matter benefit they’ll, the aggressive steadiness of NASCAR can differ tremendously from yr to yr. Some seasons are dominated by a single driver or a choose group of drivers, whereas others function a extra degree taking part in discipline and see the gates to Victory Lane swung large open for any and all within the discipline.
Within the NASCAR Cup Collection, the 2021 common season fell into the latter class. From the time the season started with an upset victory within the Daytona 500, the Cup Collection has seen an distinctive degree of parity, with a complete of 15 totally different drivers having visited Victory Lane. Three races into the NASCAR playoffs, the sphere has been whittled from 16 drivers all the way down to 12. Joe Gibbs racing noticed two of its three drivers — Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin — attain victory lane to advance mechanically, whereas Kyle Larson picked up his sixth win of the season to maneuver on to the spherical of 12. They’re joined by a number of former Cup sequence champs nonetheless vying for the title in 2021 after Kurt Busch, Tyler Reddick, Aric Almirola and Michael McDowell noticed their title desires for this season come to an finish.
The spherical of 12 has three races — Las Vegas, Talladega and the Charlotte Roval — earlier than the playoff discipline is trimmed to eight drivers by mid-October.
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NASCAR Cup Collection playoffs standings (spherical of 12)
1. #5 – Kyle Larson (3,059 pts)
2. #19 – Martin Truex Jr. (3,029 pts)
3. #12 – Ryan Blaney (3,024 pts)
4. #11 – Denny Hamlin (3,024 pts)
5. #18 – Kyle Busch (3,022 pts)
6. #9 – Chase Elliott (3,021 pts)
7. #48 – Alex Bowman (3,015 pts)
8. #24 – William Byron (3,014 pts)
9. #22 – Joey Logano (3,013 pts)
10. #2 – Brad Keselowski (3,008 pts)
11. #20 – Christopher Bell (3,005 pts)
12. #4 – Kevin Harvick (3,002 pts)
NASCAR Cup Collection playoffs Schedule
Spherical of 16
- Sunday, September 5: Cook dinner-Out Southern 500 – Darlington Raceway – Winner: Denny Hamlin
- Saturday, September 11: Salute to American Heroes 400 – Richmond Raceway – Winner: Martin Truex Jr.
- Saturday, September 18: Bass Professional Retailers NRA Night time Race – Bristol Motor Speedway – Winner: Kyle Larson
Spherical of 12
- Sunday, September 26: South Level 400 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway | 7:30 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN
- Sunday, October 3: YellaWood 500 – Talladega Superspeedway | 2 p.m. ET | TV: NBC
- Sunday, October 10: Financial institution of America ROVAL 400 – Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval | 2 p.m. ET | TV: NBC
Spherical of 8
- Sunday, October 17: Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 – Texas Motor Speedway | 2 p.m. ET | TV: NBC
- Sunday, October 24: Hollywood On line casino 400 – Kansas Speedway | 3 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN
- Sunday, October 31: Xfinity 500 – Martinsville Speedway | 2 p.m. ET | TV: NBC
Sunday, November 7: Season Finale 500 – Phoenix Raceway | 3 p.m. ET | TV: NBC
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