Peyton Sellers takes early lead in NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series standings

Peyton Sellers in victory lane at South Boston Speedway in 2022. (Joe Chandler/South Boston Speedway)

(Photograph: Joe Chandler/South Boston Speedway)

Peyton Sellers’ defense of the NASCAR Advance Vehicle Parts Weekly Series national championship is off to a excellent get started.

The two-time Weekly Collection nationwide winner is the early chief in the NASCAR Advance Vehicle Elements Weekly Collection Division I standings, which have been uncovered for the 1st time this year on late Tuesday afternoon.

Sellers has scored 4 victories in 11 commences at a pair of Virginia race tracks – South Boston Speedway and Dominion Raceway – to earn 294 points so far. He has nine best-5 and 10 major-10 finishes in addition to his 4 victories early in the 12 months.

Associated: 2022 NASCAR Advance Vehicle Elements Weekly Sequence standings

He has a 58-level gain ahead of Layne Riggs, who leads the Weekly Sequence ranks with 5 victories early this season concerning South Boston and Dominion. An additional Virginia competitor, Mason Bailey, is at this time 3rd in the Weekly Collection standings.

Hickory Motor Speedway rookie William Sawalich finds himself fourth overall, with ARCA Menards Sequence East championship leader Sammy Smith at present scored fifth thanks to an outstanding start off to the time in the course of the Planet Series of Asphalt Stock Motor vehicle Racing at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway.

In addition to major the nationwide standings, Sellers is also the present-day chief in the race for the Virginia Condition championship as very well as the Southeast championship. Other regional championship leaders include things like Jared Russel (Midwest), Brett Kressley (Northeast) and Linny White (West).

Other point out championship leaders early in the season are Brett Yackey (Arizona), White (California), Jace Hansen (Colorado), Smith (Florida), Zachary Webster (Idaho), Mike Brightman (Massachusetts), Kyle Crump (Michigan), Sean Hingorani (Nevada), Matt Kimball (New Hampshire), Ed Dachenhausen (New York), Sawalich (North Carolina), Russel (Oklahoma), Preston Luckman (Oregon), Kressley (Pennsylvania), Kade Brown (South Carolina), Ronnie McCarty (Tennessee) and Naima Lang (Washington).

NASCAR uses a driver’s very best 18 finishes from any sanctioned keep track of in North The us to ascertain the Countrywide champion. Drivers received two points for every NASCAR-accredited competitor they end ahead of, up to 16 cars and can get two bonus details for successful from a starting posture 5 as a result of eight, and 4 factors for profitable from ninth or more again. Point out and province championships utilize the best 14 races.