Chase Tracker: Clint Bowyer climbs into Chase spot, knocks Danica Patrick out of top 16

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Eleven races are down and 15 NASCAR Sprint Cup races remain until the Chase for the Sprint Cup field is set.

Sixteen drivers will advance to the Chase. Any driver with a win while also ranking in the top 30 in points and having attempted to qualify for every race (unless granted a NASCAR waiver) will make the Chase. If the points leader does not have a win, they’ll make the Chase. If there are more than 16 different winners, ties will be broken by number of wins and then points.

Jimmie Johnson’s win at Kansas Speedway left the number of drivers with at least a win this season at eight. Clint Bowyer gained six points on Danica Patrick and passed her for what would be the last Chase spot at this time.

Here’s who would be Chase eligible at this point in the season.

1 – Kevin Harvick (2 wins) … 437 points

2 – Jimmie Johnson (3 wins) … 389 points

3 – Joey Logano (1 win) … 375 points

4 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (1 win) … 360 points

5 – Brad Keselowski (1 win) … 343 points

6 – Matt Kenseth (1 win) … 331 points

7 – Kurt Busch (1 win) … 292 points

8 – Denny Hamlin (1 win) … 284 points

9 – Martin Truex Jr. (0 wins) … 391 points

10 – Jamie McMurray (0 wins) … 328 points

11 – Jeff Gordon (0 wins) … 317 points

12 – Kasey Kahne (0 wins) … 313 points

13 – Aric Almirola (0 wins) … 312 points

14 – Paul Menard (0 wins) … 306 points

15 – Ryan Newman (0 wins) … 305 points

16 – Clint Bowyer (0 wins) … 272 points

DRIVERS OUTSIDE A CHASE SPOT

17 – Danica Patrick (0 wins) … 2 points behind 16th

18 – Carl Edwards (0 wins) … 7 points behind 16th

19 – AJ Allmendinger (0 wins) … 13 points behind 16th

20 – Casey Mears (0 wins) … 30 points behind 16th

21 – Greg Biffle (0 wins) … 30 points behind 16th

22 – Kyle Larson (0 wins) … 35 points behind 16th

23 – David Ragan (0 wins) … 37 points behind 16th

24 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (0 wins) … 45 points behind 16th

25 – Austin Dillon (0 wins) … 47 points behind 16th

26 – David Gilliland (0 wins) … 60 points behind 16th

27 – Sam Hornish Jr. (0 wins) … 62 points behind 16th

28 – Justin Allgaier (0 wins) … 65 points behind 16th

29 – Trevor Bayne (0 wins) … 82 points behind 16th

30 – Tony Stewart (0 wins) … 93 points behind 16th