Martin Truex Jr. tops Cup Series lap leaders in 2016

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A lot of laps were run in the 2016 Sprint Cup season.

From February to November, there were 10,523 laps were logged over 36 races.

Here’s a breakdown of the top 10 drivers in laps led in 2016. Topping the list is Martin Truex Jr., who led a career-high 1,809 laps. His previous best was 581 in 2007.

Lap leaders

Martin Truex Jr. – 1,809

Kevin Harvick – 1,384; Career best – 2,294 (2015)

Kyle Busch – 1,379; Career best – 1,673 (2008)

Matt Kenseth – 928; Career best – 1,783 (2013)

Carl Edwards – 918; Career best – 1,282 (2008)

Jimmie Johnson – 737; Career best – 2,238 (2009)

Joey Logano – 703; Career best – 1,431 (2015)

Brad Keselowski – 549; Career best – 1,540 (2014)

Denny Hamlin – 524; Career best – 1,380 (2009)

Kyle Larson – 379 (career best)

Other notes of interest