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Las Vegas Cup race results, driver points

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Denny Hamlin has advanced to the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs’ Round of 8 with his win Sunday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Hamlin has now won two of the four playoff races after going winless during the regular season.

RESULTS: Where everybody finished at Las Vegas

Chase Elliott‘s second-place finish was his career-best result at Las Vegas.

Las Vegas native Kyle Busch finished third in his 600th career Cup Series start.


Video: Hamlin outruns playoff challengers at Las Vegas (NBC Sports)

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Martin Truex Jr. finished fourth. He has opened the playoffs with four consecutive finishes of seventh or better (including a win at Richmond).

Ryan Blaney finished fifth, earning his fifth top-five finish in the last seven races.

POINTS REPORT

DRIVER POINTS: Cup standings after Las Vegas

NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings – After Race 1 in Round of 12

  • 1. Denny Hamlin – Advanced (Won at Las Vegas)
  • 2. Kyle Larson – 3,096 points (+57 points above cutline to advance)
  • 3. Kyle Busch – 3,074 points (+35)
  • 4. Martin Truex Jr. – 3,070 points (+31)
  • 5. Ryan Blaney – 3,063 points (+24)
  • 6. Chase Elliott – 3,061 points (+22)
  • 7. Joey Logano – 3,045 points (+6)
  • 8. Brad Keselowski – 3,043 points (+4)
  • 9. William Byron – 3,039 points (-4)
  • 10. Kevin Harvick – 3,036 points (-7)
  • 11. Alex Bowman – 3,030 points (-13)
  • 12. Christopher Bell – 3,018 points (-25)

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