Clinch Scenarios For Dover International Speedway
Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have each clinched a spot in The Contenders Round via their wins at Chicagoland Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway, respectively.
Below are the finishes each driver needs in Sunday’s race at Dover (2 p.m. ET on ESPN) to guarantee a spot in The Contenders Round, regardless of the finish of any other driver:
Kevin Harvick: 34th or better; or 35th and at least one lap led; or 36th and most laps led
Jimmie Johnson: 24th or better; or 25th and at least one lap led; or 26th and most laps led)
Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 21st or better; 22nd and at least one lap led; or 23rd and most laps led
Jeff Gordon: 14th or better; 15th and at least one lap led; 16th and most laps led
Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards: 2nd; or 3rd and most laps led
AJ Allmendinger: 2nd
Kahne Kahne: 2nd and at least one lap led
Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch and Aric Almirola only control their own destiny by winning Sunday at Dover.