Award another Playoff point to Brad Keselowski, who took the Stage 2 win in Thursday’s NASCAR Cup Series Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway. Keselowski had to fend off his Team Penske teammate Ryan Blaney for the Stage Win.
Keselowski has now led three times for a total of 14 laps, and he sets his sights on his third overall race win of the 2020 season in the final Stage of the race.
Behind the Team Penske duo was Aric Almirola in third. Almirola, who has been on a hot streak as of late, came into Thursday’s race on a seven-race top-10 streak.
Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch fought tooth and nail for the fourth spot in the Stage, ultimately, Hamlin prevailed while Busch — who won Stage 1 — settled for fifth.
Kevin Harvick, Erik Jones, Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott rounded out the top-10 in Stage 2.
Stage and Playoff Points Awarded in Stage 1:
|Finish||Driver||Stage Points||Playoff Points|
|8||Martin Truex Jr.||3||0|
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