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Kyle Larson eclipses double-digit win mark

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Kyle Larson became the 63rd driver in NASCAR Cup Series history to earn at least 10 points-awarding victories in NASCAR’s premier series with his win Sunday in the Ally 400.

Larson led 264 of the 300-lap race at Nashville Superspeedway, earning his fourth points-awarding victory of 2021 and the 10th of his career.

The win tied Larson for 60th on the all-time wins list, sharing the mark with Donnie Allison, Clint Bowyer and Sterling Marlin.

“I can’t say enough about everybody at Hendrick Motorsports, HendrickCars.com, Valvoline, and thanks to everybody who has been a part of this team this year,” Larson said. “I just hope we can keep it going.,”

The four drivers are now tied for 60th all-time on the wins list.

Since the beginning of the season, Larson has climbed from sole possession of 72nd on the all-time wins list, passing active and former drivers including A.J. Foyt, Jamie McMurray, and Kyle Petty.

The next five drivers ahead of Larson on the wins list are Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott (12), Dick Rathman (13), Tim Richmond (13), Dick Hutcherson (14) and LeeRoy Yarbrough (14).

The next scheduled events for the Cup Series are the double-header races at Pocono Raceway June 26 and June 27.

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Racing-Reference.info

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