Who Won the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup?

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson won his record-tying seventh championship in 2016. It made seven titles in eleven years for the Hendrick Motorsports driver.

The other drivers with seven career championships are Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.

The win in the final race gave Johnson five on the season. Four other drivers had four wins in 2016 (Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex, Jr. and Brad Keselowski).

Competing with Johnson for the title in the final race were Joey Logano, Busch and Carl Edwards.

2016 Sprint Cup Standings

 DriverPointsBehindWins
1Jimmie Johnson5040-5
2Joey Logano5037-33
3Kyle Busch5035-54
4Carl Edwards5007-333
5Matt Kenseth2330-2
6Denny Hamlin2320-3
7Kurt Busch2296-1
8Kevin Harvick2289-4
9Kyle Larson2288-1
10Chase Elliott2285-0
11Martin Truex, Jr.2271-4
12Brad Keselowski2267-4
13Jamie McMurray2231-0
14Austin Dillon2223-0
15Tony Stewart2211-1
16Chris Buescher2169-1

2016 Sprint Cup Races

Feb 13, 2016 2016 Sprint Unlimited Denny Hamlin
Feb 18, 2016 2016 Can-Am Duel
Feb 21, 2016 2016 Daytona 500 Denny Hamlin
Feb 28, 2016 2016 Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500 Jimmie Johnson
Mar 6, 2016 2016 Kobalt 400 Brad Keselowski
Mar 13, 2016 2016 Good Sam 500 Kevin Harvick
Mar 20, 2016 2016 Auto Club 400 Jimmie Johnson
Apr 3, 2016 2016 STP 500 Kyle Busch
Apr 9, 2016 2016 Duck Commander 500 Kyle Busch
Apr 17, 2016 2016 Food City 500 Carl Edwards
Apr 24, 2016 2016 Toyota Owners 400 Carl Edwards
May 1, 2016 2016 GEICO 500 Brad Keselowski
May 7, 2016 2016 GoBowling.com 400 Kyle Busch
May 15, 2016 2016 AAA 400 Drive For Autism Matt Kenseth
May 21, 2016 2016 Sprint Showdown
May 29, 2016 2016 Coca-Cola 600 Martin Truex Jr
Jun 5, 2016 2016 Axalta 'We Paint Winners' 400 Kurt Busch
Jun 12, 2016 2016 FireKeepers Casino 400 Joey Logano
Jun 26, 2016 2016 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Tony Stewart
Jul 2, 2016 2016 Coke Zero 400 Brad Keselowski
Jul 9, 2016 2016 Quaker State 400 Brad Keselowski
Jul 17, 2016 2016 New Hampshire 301 Matt Kenseth
Jul 24, 2016 2016 Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard Kyle Busch
Aug 1, 2016 2016 Pennsylvania 400 Chris Buescher
Aug 7, 2016 2016 Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Denny Hamlin
Aug 21, 2016 2016 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Kevin Harvick
Aug 28, 2016 2016 Pure Michigan 400 Kyle Larson
Sep 4, 2016 2016 Bojangles' Southern 500 Martin Truex Jr
Sep 10, 2016 2016 Federated Auto Parts 400 Denny Hamlin
Sep 18, 2016 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 Martin Truex Jr
Sep 25, 2016 2016 Bad Boy Off Road 300 Kevin Harvick
Oct 2, 2016 2016 Citizen Soldier 400 Martin Truex Jr
Oct 8, 2016 2016 Bank Of America 500 Jimmie Johnson
Oct 16, 2016 2016 Hollywood Casino 400 Kevin Harvick
Oct 23, 2016 2016 Hellmann's 500 Joey Logano
Oct 30, 2016 2016 Goody's Fast Relief 500 Jimmie Johnson
Nov 6, 2016 2016 AAA Texas 500 Carl Edwards
Nov 13, 2016 2016 Can-Am 500 Joey Logano
Nov 20, 2016 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 Jimmie Johnson