Xfinity Series clinch scenarios for Phoenix

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With Sprint Cup regulars having won the last two races, no Xfinity Chase driver has locked up a spot in the Championship 4 entering Phoenix International Raceway.

All eight drivers enter the cutoff race eyeing a place in the championship race. It can be accomplished either through points or a win.

Daniel Suarez is at the top of the Chase grid with Elliott Sadler close behind.

Blake Koch and first-year team Kaulig Racing sit in the final transfer spot. Koch holds a one-point advantage over Justin Allgaier.

Brendan Gaughan is last on the Chase grid.

Here are the clinch scenarios for the Ticket Galaxy 200:

Daniel Suarez (0 wins, 3075 points) – Would clinch on points with 26 points (15th with no laps led, 15th with at least one lap led, or 16th with the most laps led). Would also clinch a spot with a win.

Elliott Sadler (0 wins, 3074 points) – Would clinch on points with 26 points (15th with no laps led, 15th with at least one lap led, or 16th with the most laps led). Would also clinch a spot with a win.

Erik Jones (0 wins, 3065 points) – Would clinch on points with 36 points (fifth with no laps led, sixth with at least one lap led, or seventh with the most laps led). Would also clinch a spot with a win.

Blake Koch (0 wins, 3059 points) – If there is a winner who has already been eliminated from Chase contention or is currently in a transfer spot, would clinch with a second-place finish. Would clinch a spot with a win. Could also clinch on points if there is a new winner and help.

Justin Allgaier (0 wins, 3058 points), Ryan Reed (0 wins, 3054 points), Darrell Wallace Jr. (0 wins, 3039 points), and Brendan Gaughan (0 wins, 3036 points) can only guarantee a spot with a win. Each could also clinch a spot on points with some help.

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