UPDATED: NASCAR Cup points standings after season-opening Daytona 500


Austin Dillon won Sunday’s Daytona 500, but he didn’t leave Daytona International Speedway as the NASCAR Cup points leader.

Ryan Blaney finished seventh, but claimed enough points in the race to leave Daytona as No. 1 in the Cup standings. He has 58 points from the 500 and his qualifying race.

Joey Logano is second, eight points behind Blaney.

Dillon leaves Daytona in third, 11 points back from Blaney.

Completing the top five are Darrell Wallace Jr (-11) and Paul Menard (-12).

Click here for the points standings.