There are just more races remaining in the Cup Series regular season and with his current lead Chase Elliott is very close to being crowned the regular season champion even before the final regular season race in Daytona.  Elliott has a commanding lead in the stage point standings witH 213, 26 over Ryan Blaney.  Martin Truex Jr continues to lead the field in stage wins with seven but is in danger of not making the playoffs.

Cup Series Stage Point Standings:
Chase Elliott – 213
Ryan Blaney – 187
Kyle Larson – 184
Joey Logan’s – 169
William Byron – 165
Ross Chastain – 163
Martin Truex Jr – 160
Christopher Bell – 138
Kyle Busch – 127
Denny Hamlin – 125
Erik Jones – 96
Chase Briscoe – 86
Tyler Reddick – 85
Kevin Harvick – 82
Daniel Suarez – 81
Alex Bowman – 80
Kurt Busch – 77
Aric Almirola – 66
Bubba Wallace – 64
Brad Keselowski – 47

Chase Elliott also leads in the point standings with 882 points – 116 more than Ryan Blaney.  In a clean sweep, Elliott also leads in the playoff standings with 2,040.

After the race in Richmond on Sunday, the top 10 drivers with race wins have secured a spot in the first round of the playoffs.

Cup Series Playoff Standings:
Chase Elliott – 2,040
Ross Chastain – 2,021
Joey Logan’s – 2.018
Kyle Larson – 2.016
Ryan Blaney– 2.015
William Byron– 2.014
Kevin Harvick– 2.013
Denny Hamlin– 2.013
Tyler Reddick– 2.012
Christopher Bell– 2.011
Kyle Busch– 2.008
Chase Briscoe– 2.008
Kurt Busch– 2.007
Daniel Suarez– 2.007
Austin Cindric– 2.006
Alex Bowman– 2.006

In the Camping World Truck Series, the drivers run a shorter schedule and have already begun the first round of the playoffs with Grant Enfinger and Chandler Smith winning a race.

Chandler Smith leads the point standings with Grant Enfinger in second.

The top 10 drivers in the CWTS playoffs are;
Chandler Smith
Grant Enfinger
Zane Smith
John Hunter Nemechek
Ty Majeski
Stewart Friesen
Ben Rhodes
Matt Crafton
Carson Hocevar
Christian Eckes