Chase Tracker: Carl Edwards’ Coca-Cola 600 win leaves Paul Menard in final spot

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Twelve races are down and 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup events 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.

Carl Edwards’ victory in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 was his first of the season and put him in a Chase spot, knocking out Clint Bowyer. Edwards marked the ninth different winner this season, leaving seven Chase spots open based on points.

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

1 – Jimmie Johnson (3 wins) … 393 points

2 – Kevin Harvick (2 wins) … 473 points

3 – Joey Logano (1 win) … 407 points

4 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (1 win) … 401 points

5 – Brad Keselowski (1 win) … 381 points

6 – Matt Kenseth (1 win) … 372 points

7 – Kurt Busch (1 win) … 327 points

8 – Denny Hamlin (1 win) … 321 points

9 – Carl Edwards (1 win) … 312 points

10 – Martin Truex Jr. (0 wins) … 432 points

11 – Jamie McMurray (0 wins) … 353 points

12 – Jeff Gordon (0 wins) … 346 points

13 – Kasey Kahne (0 wins) … 345 points

14 – Ryan Newman (0 wins) … 343 points

15 – Aric Almirola (0 wins) … 339 points

16 – Paul Menard (0 wins) … 336 points

DRIVERS OUTSIDE A CHASE SPOT

17 – Clint Bowyer (0 wins) … 40 points behind 16th

18 – Danica Patrick (0 wins) … 44 points behind 16th

19 – Greg Biffle (0 wins) … 52 points behind 16th

20 – AJ Allmendinger (0 wins) … 62 points behind 16th

21 – Casey Mears (0 wins) … 73 points behind 16th

22 – Kyle Larson (0 wins) … 80 points behind 16th

23 – Austin Dillon (0 wins) … 83 points behind 16th

24 – David Ragan (0 wins) … 98 points behind 16th

25 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (0 wins) … 102 points behind 16th

26 – Sam Hornish Jr. (0 wins) … 106 points behind 16th

27 – David Gilliland (0 wins) … 112 points behind 16th

28 – Justin Allgaier (0 wins) … 128 points behind 16th

29 – Trevor Bayne (0 wins) … 129 points behind 16th

30 – Tony Stewart (0 wins) … 134 points behind 16th