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  • NASCAR standings: Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity, Camping World Trucks

  • Formula 1 points standings

  • Laps led by series points leaders

  • Weekend racing lineup

  • Notable numbers

  • IndyCar final standings, past champions


8

NASCAR Chase for the Cup playoffs moves to Round of 8

4

Races left to determine champ

Oct. 28: Martinsville Speedway

Nov. 4: Texas Motor Speedway

Nov. 11: ISM Raceway at Phoenix

Nov. 18: Homestead-Miami Speedway

ROUND OF 8 QUALIFIERS
RK DRIVER PTS WIN T5 T10
1 Kyle Busch 4,055 7 19 25
2 Kevin Harvick 4,054 7 20 25
3 Martin Truex, Jr. 4,038 4 18 18
4 Chase Elliott 4,018 3 11 18
5 Clint Bowyer 4,015 2 9 15
6 Joey Logano 4,015 1 10 23
7 Kurt Busch 4,015 1 6 19
8 Aric Almirola 4,006 1 3 14

8

NASCAR’s Xfinity series

playoff is down Round of 8

XFINITY ROUND OF 8 QUALIFIERS
RK DFIVER PTS WIN T5 T10
1 Elliott Sadler 3058 0 14 23
2 Daniel Hemric 3057 0 14 20
3 Tyler Reddick 3055 1 5 17
4 Christopher Bell 3045 6 17 19
5 Matt Tifft 3044 0 5 16
6 Justin Allgaier 3040 5 16 22
7 Cole Custer 3022 0 12 23
8 Austin Cindric 3002 0 4 10

6

NASCAR’s Camping World Trucks playoff is down to Round of 6

CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS ROUND OF 6
RK DRIVER PTS WIN T5 T10
1 Johnny Sauter 3,042 5 13 15
2 Brett Moffitt 3,027 4 9 9
3 Noah Gragson 3,025 1 6 13
4 Grant Enfinger 3,018 1 5 13
5 Justin Haley 3,014 2 8 15
6 Matt Crafton 3,003 0 7 11

3

Sebastian Vettel must win

all 3 remaining races

for chance to win F1 title

7

Lewis Hamilton will be

champion if he finishes 

7th or higher in Mexico

FORMULA 1 STANDINGS
RK DRIVER PTS WIN T3
1 Lewis Hamilton 346 9 15
2 Sebastian Vettel 276 5 10
3 Kimi Raikkonen 221 1 10
4 Valtteri Bottas 217 0 8
5 Max Verstappen 191 1 8
6 Daniel Ricciardo 146 2 2
7 Nico Hulkenberg 61 0 0
8 Sergio Perez 57 0 1
9 Kevin Magnussen 53 0 0
10 Fernando Alonso 50 0 0

Monster Energy Cup lap leaders

NASCAR Xfinity lap leaders

NASCAR truck series lap leaders

Formula 1 lap leaders

WEEKEND PRIMER
MONSTER ENERGY SERIES
RACE First Date 500
WHEN Sunday, Oct. 28
TRACK Martinsville Speedway
SITE Martinsville, Va.
DISTANCE 500 laps, 263 miles
2017 WINNER Kyle Busch
NEXT AAA Texas 500, Nov. 4, Ft. Worth
CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS
RACE Texas Roadhouse 200
WHEN Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m. ET
TRACK Martinsville Speedway
SITE Marttinsville, Va.
DISTANCE 200 laps, 105.2 miles
2017 WINNER Noah Gragson
NEXT JAG Metals 350, Nov. 2, Texas
FORMULA 1
RACE Mexican Grand Prix
WHEN Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m. ET
TRACK Hermanos Rodriguez Racetrack
SITE Mexico City
DISTANCE 71 laps, 189.7 miles
2017 WINNER Max Verstappen
NEXT Brazilian GP, Nov. 11, Sau Paulo
NASCAR XFINITY NEXT RACE
RACE O'Reilly Auto Parts 300
WHEN Saturday, Nov. 3
TRACK Texas Motor Speedway
SITE Fort Worth, Texas

3

Career wins for Chase Elliott,

each 1 coming since August

4

Drivers in final 8 from

Joe Gibbs Racing,

matching mark of 2016

Kyle Busch, Harvick, Bowyer, Almirola

60

Career truck starts for Spencer Gallagher, who will retire to join GMS Racing management

113

Kimi Raikkonnen ended 113-race drought by winning Oct. 14 in Texas

21

Career wins by Raikkonnen

5

Scott Dixon’s 2018 title broke a tie with Dario Franchitti for the most IndyCar championships

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES: FINAL STANDINGS
PTS DRIVER WINS PODIUM
678 Scott Dixon 3 9
621 Alexander Rossi 3 8
582 Will Power 3 8
566 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2 6
560 Josef Newgarden 3 3
492 Simon Pagenaud 0 2
425 Sebastien Bourdais 1 2
392 Graham Rahal 0 1
392 Marco Andretti 0 0
391 James Hinchcliffe 1 2
391 Robert Wickens 0 4

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IndyCar championships by Chip Ganassi Racing — 7 in last 10 years

INDYCAR CHAMPIONS, TOP ROOKIES
YEAR CHAMPION TOP ROOKIE
2018 Scott Dixon Robert Wickens
2017 Josef Newgarden Ed Jones
2016 Simon Pagenaud Alexander Rossi
2015 Scott Dixon Gabby Chaves
2014 Will Power Carlos Munoz
2013 Scott Dixon Tristan Vautier
2012 Ryan Hunter-Reay Simon Pagenaud
2011 Dario Franchitti James Hinchcliffe
2010 Dario Franchitti Alex Lloyd
2009 Dario Franchitti Raphael Matos
2008 Scott Dixon Hideki Mutoh
2007 Dario Franchitti Ryan Hunter-Reay
2006 Sam Hornish, Jr. Marco Andretti
2005 Dan Wheldon Danica Patrick
2004 Tony Kanaan Kosuke Matsuura
2003 Scott Dixon Dan Wheldon
2002 Sam Hornish, Jr. Laurent Redon
2001 Sam Hornish, Jr. Felipe Giaffone
2000 Buddy Lazier Airton Dare
1999 Greg Ray Scott Harrington
1998 Kenny Brack Robby Unser
1997 Tony Stewart Jim Guthrie

Sources: nascar.com; racing-reference.info, indycar.com