Who Won the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup?

Martin Truex, Jr.

Martin Truex, Jr. won his first career Cup championship in 2017. His eight series wins were the most by any driver during the season. Kyle Busch was next with five wins.

Of the four drivers competing for the title in the final race (Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski were the others), Truex was the only one who hadn't won a previous title.

It was also the first Cup win for the Furniture Row Racing team and owner Barney Visser who was recovering from a heart attack when Truex won.

2017 Monster Energy Cup Standings

 DriverPointsBehindWins
1Martin Truex, Jr.5040-8
2Kyle Busch5035-55
3Kevin Harvick5033-72
4Brad Keselowski5030-103
5Chase Elliott2377-0
6Denny Hamlin2353-2
7Matt Kenseth2344-1
8Kyle Larson2320-4
9Ryan Blaney2305-1
10Jimmie Johnson2260-3
11Austin Dillon2224-1
12Jamie McMurray2224-0
13Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.2222-2
14Kurt Busch2217-1
15Kasey Kahne2198-1
16Ryan Newman2196-1

2017 Monster Energy Cup Races

Feb 19, 2017 2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash Joey Logano
Feb 23, 2017 2017 Can-Am Duel
Feb 26, 2017 2017 Daytona 500 Kurt Busch
Mar 5, 2017 2017 Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500 Brad Keselowski
Mar 12, 2017 2017 Kobalt 400 Martin Truex Jr
Mar 19, 2017 2017 Camping World 500 Ryan Newman
Mar 26, 2017 2017 Auto Club 400 Kyle Larson
Apr 2, 2017 2017 STP 500 Brad Keselowski
Apr 9, 2017 2017 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Jimmie Johnson
Apr 23, 2017 2017 Food City 500 Jimmie Johnson
Apr 30, 2017 2017 Toyota Owners 400 Joey Logano
May 7, 2017 2017 GEICO 500 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
May 13, 2017 2017 Go Bowling 400 Martin Truex Jr
May 19, 2017 2017 Monster Energy Open Daniel Suarez
May 28, 2017 2017 Coca-Cola 600 Austin Dillon
Jun 4, 2017 2017 AAA 400 Drive For Autism Jimmie Johnson
Jun 11, 2017 2017 Axalta Presents The Pocono 400 Ryan Blaney
Jun 18, 2017 2017 FireKeepers Casino 400 Kyle Larson
Jun 25, 2017 2017 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Kevin Harvick
Jul 1, 2017 2017 Coke Zero 400 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
Jul 8, 2017 2017 Quaker State 400 Martin Truex Jr
Jul 16, 2017 2017 Overton's 301 Denny Hamlin
Jul 23, 2017 2017 Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 Kasey Kahne
Jul 30, 2017 2017 Overton's 400 Kyle Busch
Aug 6, 2017 2017 I Love New York 355 at The Glen Martin Truex Jr
Aug 13, 2017 2017 Pure Michigan 400 Kyle Larson
Aug 19, 2017 2017 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Kyle Busch
Sep 3, 2017 2017 Bojangles' Southern 500 Denny Hamlin
Sep 9, 2017 2017 Federated Auto Parts 400 Kyle Larson
Sep 17, 2017 2017 Tales Of The Turtles 400 Martin Truex Jr
Sep 24, 2017 2017 ISM Connect 300 Kyle Busch
Oct 1, 2017 2017 Apache Warrior 400 Kyle Busch
Oct 8, 2017 2017 Bank Of America 500 Martin Truex Jr
Oct 15, 2017 2017 Alabama 500 Brad Keselowski
Oct 22, 2017 2017 Hollywood Casino 400 Martin Truex Jr
Oct 29, 2017 2017 First Data 500 Kyle Busch
Nov 5, 2017 2017 AAA Texas 500 Kevin Harvick
Nov 12, 2017 2017 Can-Am 500 Matt Kenseth
Nov 19, 2017 2017 Ford EcoBoost 400 Martin Truex Jr