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CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 30: NASCAR Hall of Famer and team owner Rick Hendrick congratulates Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 Metro Tech Chevrolet, celebrating Hendrick Motorsports' 269th Cup Series win, the most in NASCAR, in victory lane after Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 30, 2021 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) | Getty Images
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 30: NASCAR Hall of Famer and team owner Rick Hendrick congratulates Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 Metro Tech Chevrolet, celebrating Hendrick Motorsports' 269th Cup Series win, the most in NASCAR, in victory lane after Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 30, 2021 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Kyle Larson wins regular-season championship

Hendrick Motorsports driver Kyle Larson has won the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season Championship Presented by Coca-Cola and was awarded the trophy after the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

The driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet has led the point standings since his fifth win of the season at Watkins Glen International earlier this month. For the season, he has five wins, 14 top fives and 18 top 10s — all of those marks are the best in the Cup Series this season.

With five victories, paired with a series-high 12 stage wins, Larson will carry 52 playoff points and will enter the postseason as the top seed.

NASCAR.com