Chase Grid: Busch brothers and winless Jeff Gordon among final eight

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After three consecutive victories, Joey Logano holds no advantage over seven other Chase contenders entering the third round.

After the Chase field was cut from 12 to eight after Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, the remaining title contenders had their points reset to 4,000 entering Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway.

Three sets of teammates are among the final eight with Stewart-Haas Racing represented by Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing represented by Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch, and Team Penske represented by Brad Keselowski and Logano. The other two drivers in championship contention are Jeff Gordon (Hendrick Motorsports) and Martin Truex Jr. (Furniture Row Racing).

Logano has the most victories this season among the remaining Chase drivers with six. Gordon is the only remaining title contender who is winless this season.

The Chase field will be cut to four after this round, which features races at Martinsville, Texas and Phoenix.

Here’s the Chase standings

1 – Joey Logano … 4000 points

2 – Carl Edwards … 4000 points

3 – Jeff Gordon … 4000 points

4 – Kurt Busch … 4000 points

5 – Brad Keselowski … 4000 points

6 – Martin Truex Jr. … 4000 points

7 – Kevin Harvick …. 4000 points

8 – Kyle Busch … 4000 points

Chase drivers eliminated from title contention

9 – Denny Hamlin … 2209 points

10 – Ryan Newman … 2194 points

11 – Matt Kenseth … 2191 points

12 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 2181 points

13 – Jimmie Johnson … 2161 points

14 – Jamie McMurray … 2159 points

15 – Paul Menard … 2148 points

16 – Clint Bowyer … 2123 points