NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase field set, list of 16 eligible drivers

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Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway is over and with that the field for the Chase has been set.

A total of 1 drivers will compete in the Chase which boasts its largest field every with 16 drivers this season. The format is 16 drivers start the Chase with four being eliminated after every three races. A win in a round for a driver eligible for the Chase will transfer them though to the next round, else-wise points will be used. In the final race of the season at Homestead the the final round drivers will face off in a race which the driver with the most points in that race will win the championship.

Below is a list of the 16 drivers who have qualified for the Chase.

  1. Brad Keselowski – 4 wins
  2. Jeff Gordon – 3 wins
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 3 wins
  4. Jimmie Johnson – 3 wins
  5. Joey Logano – 3 wins
  6. Kevin Harvick – 2 wins
  7. Carl Edwards – 2 wins
  8. Kasey Kahne – 1 win
  9. Kyle Busch – 1 win
  10. Denny Hamlin – 1 win
  11. Kurt Busch – 1 win
  12. Aric Almirola – 1 win
  13. AJ Allmendinger – 1 win
  14. Matt Kenseth – points
  15. Ryan Newman – points
  16. Greg Biffle – points (+7 over Clint Bowyer)

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