Following Sunday’s Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard, there was considerable movement among drivers ranked from 13th to 20th coming into the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The biggest mover upward after Sunday’s race was Kyle Larson, who jumped four positions to crack the Chase Grid in 16th position (which is the final qualifying spot for the Chase).
Also moving up was Kasey Kahne, who climbed two spots to 17th position.
One other driver also moved up slightly in the Grid rankings: Austin Dillon climbed from 14th to 13th.
As for drivers that dropped in the Grid rankings:
- Ryan Newman dropped one spot, but is still in the top 16, falling from 13th to 14th.
- Sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed his second consecutive race due to concussion-related symptoms, dropped out of the Grid, falling from 16th to 18th.
- Trevor Bayne dropped two spots from 17th to 19th.
- Ryan Blaney also dropped two spots from 18th to 20th.