Daytona Cup results, driver points

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Ryan Blaney scored his second consecutive victory and third win of the season Saturday, taking the checkered flag in overtime at Daytona International Speedway.

Bubba Wallace placed a season-best second. Ryan Newman placed a season-best third. Ryan Preece was a season-best fourth. Tyler Reddick was sixth to take the final playoff spot.

Chris Buescher crossed the finish line second but his car failed inspection after the race and was disqualified. The car’s track bar assembly did not conform to the rules.

RACE RESULTS: Updated Daytona Cup results

POINTS REPORT

Kyle Larson finished 21st to claim the regular-season title.

With the points reset, this is how the 16 playoff drivers will start:

2052 – Kyle Larson

2024 – Ryan Blaney

2024 – Martin Truex Jr.

2022 – Kyle Busch

2021 – Chase Elliott

2015 – Alex Bowman

2015 – Denny Hamlin

2014 – William Byron

2013 – Joey Logano

2008 – Brad Keselowski

2008 – Kurt Busch

2005 – Christopher Bell

2005 – Michael McDowell

2005 – Aric Almirola

2003 – Tyler Reddick

2002 – Kevin Harvick

POINTS: Updated driver points after Daytona