Chase tracker: Kasey Kahne falls to final transfer spot after Pocono crash

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Twenty-one races have been run and five 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 victory, ranking in the top 30 in points and having started every race (unless granted a NASCAR waiver) will make the Chase. If there are more than 16 different winners, ties will be broken by number of wins and then points.

Kyle Busch remains outside the top 30 in points – although only by 13 points. That leaves 10 winners in a Chase position and the final six spots for non-winners.

Pocono winner Matt Kenseth became the fifth driver to clinch a Chase spot (provided he starts the remaining five races).

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Kasey Kahne fell to the final transfer spot after finishing last when he crashed on the fourth lap Sunday.

“That’s really bad for points,” Kahne said. “The last month has been really bad.”

Here’s who is Chase eligible at this point in the season (*clinched Chase spot):

1 – Jimmie Johnson (4 wins) … 713 points*

2 – Kevin Harvick (2 wins) … 780 points*

3 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2 wins) … 717 points*

4 – Matt Kenseth (2 wins) … 662 points*

5 – Kurt Busch (2 wins) … 620 points*

6 – Joey Logano (1 win) … 734 points

7 – Martin Truex Jr. (1 win) … 694 points

8 – Brad Keselowski (1 win) … 681 points

9 – Denny Hamlin (1 win) … 614 points

10 – Carl Edwards (1 win) … 553 points

11 – Jamie McMurray (0 wins) … 631 points

12 – Jeff Gordon (0 wins) … 617 points

13 – Paul Menard (0 wins) … 591 points

14 – Ryan Newman (0 wins) … 584 points

15 – Clint Bowyer (0 wins) … 574 points

16 – Kasey Kahne (0 wins) … 559 points

DRIVERS OUTSIDE A CHASE SPOT

17 – Aric Almirola (0 wins) … 25 points behind 16th

18 – Greg Biffle (0 wins) … 57 points behind 16th

19 – Kyle Larson (0 wins) … 74 points behind 16th

20 – Austin Dillon (0 wins) … 75 points behind 16th

21 – Casey Mears (0 wins) … 92 points behind 16th

22 – Danica Patrick (0 wins) … 97 points behind 16th

23 – AJ Allmendinger (0 wins) … 99 points behind 16th

24 – David Ragan (0 wins) … 119 points behind 16th

25 – Tony Stewart (0 wins) … 142 points behind 16th

26 – Sam Hornish Jr. (0 wins) … 169 points behind 16th

27 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (0 wins) … 176 points behind 16th

28 – Trevor Bayne (0 wins) … 189 points behind 16th

29 – Justin Allgaier (0 wins) … 222 points behind 16th

30 – David Gilliland (0 wins) … 228 points behind 16th

WINNERS NOT IN TOP 30 IN POINTS

32 – Kyle Busch (4 wins) … 13 points behind 30th