• Clinch Scenarios: Last chance to make the Playoff's Round of 12

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    Brad Keselowski is 8/1 to win 2020 NASCAR Championship. This weekend's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway will bring the first round of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs to a close and four drivers will be eliminated from the postseason. Three drivers are locked in and moving on, leaving nine spots still up for grabs.
    Already Clinched
    The following 3 drivers have clinched a spot in the 12-driver field of the next round: Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski.
    Can Clinch Via Points
    If there is a new winner, the following drivers could clinch by being ahead of...
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  • Can't Eliminate This: Previous drivers that have raced their way into the Round of 12

    Can't Eliminate This: Previous drivers that have raced their way into the Round of 12

    2 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    Ryan Blaney needs some magic to advance. Since the introduction of the ‘elimination style' format of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs in 2014, several drivers have raced their way into the Round of 12 in the third and final cutoff race of the Round of 16.
    2014: Heading to the Dover in 2014, Denny Hamlin was ranked 13th in the Playoff standings and six points back from the Round of 12 cutoff. Hamlin finished 12th at Dover and advanced on points, knocking AJ Allmendinger out of the Playoffs.
    2015: Heading to the Dover in 2015, Kevin Harvick was ranked 15th in the Playoff standings, 23 points...
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