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Kyle Larson extends points lead after runner-up finish at Texas

Kyle Larson had fun at Texas, but a mistake in the first stage left him feeling "disappointed" in himself.

Kyle Larson’s points lead grew by 13 points after placing second in Sunday’s Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Larson leads Chase Elliott by 17 points heading into the Easter break. Martin Truex Jr. is third, 40 points behind Larson. Brad Keselowski is fourth, 41 points behind Larson. Joey Logano is fifth, 72 points behind Larson.

The top five remain unchanged from last week.

The Cup series is back in action April 23 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Larson has four runner-up finishes along with his victory at Auto Club Speedway this season.

“I’d liked to have five wins right now, but one win and four seconds isn’t that terrible,’' Larson said.

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