Kyle Larson Wins 10th Race of the Season to Capture 2021 Cup Series Championship
The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff is in the books, and it’s Kyle Larson holding the checkered flag and the cup title. Larson, who won his 10th race of the season, used a late restart off pit lane to capture the victory at Phoenix Raceway. Larson started in pole position and led 107 of 312 laps. He held off the three other drivers in the Championship 4 down the stretch to complete one of the best seasons in NASCAR history.
NASCAR Playoff Standings
1. Kyle Larson (5,040 points)
2. Martin Truex Jr. (5,035 points)
3. Denny Hamlin (5,034 points)
4. Chase Elliot (5,032 points)
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