Cup points standings after Talladega: Kyle Larson widens lead


Rebounding from an impact with the wall for a 12th-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway, Kyle Larson increased his lead in the Cup Series standings.

Larson is in first by 54 points over Martin Truex Jr., who finished 35th after getting caught in a wreck.

Brad Keselowski jumped two spots to third in the points with a seventh at Talladega. Chase Elliott (30th) fell a spot to fourth in standings ahead of Jamie McMurray

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (22nd) dropped from 24th to 25th in the points.

Click here for the standings after Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega.