Kurt Busch won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the last on the current surface that’s served the track since 1997.
RESULTS: Where everybody finished at Atlanta
Ahead of next season, the 1.54-mile oval will be repaved as part of a larger reprofiling that also includes increased banking in the turns and a narrower racing surface.
DRIVER POINTS: Cup regular season standings after Atlanta
Hamlin, who finished 13th on Sunday, now leads the standings by 10 points over Larson (836-826). Larson had to settle for 18th on Sunday following his penalty.
Kyle Busch (739 points) moved past William Byron (733 points) for third in the standings. Byron is now fourth. Reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott (704 points) overtook Joey Logano (700 points) for fifth.