Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick have each clinched a spot in The Eliminator Round via their wins at Kansas Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway, respectively.
Below are the finishes each driver needs in Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on ESPN) to guarantee a spot in The Eliminator Round, regardless of the finish of any other driver:
Kyle Busch: 24th or better; 25th and at least one lap led; 26th and most laps led
Ryan Newman: 19th or better; 20th and at least one lap led; 21st and most laps led
Carl Edwards: 18th or better; 19th and at least one lap led; 20th and most laps led
Jeff Gordon: 16th or better; 17th and at least one lap led; 18th and most laps led
Denny Hamlin: 15th or better; 16th and at least one lap led; 17th and most laps led
Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. only control their own destiny by winning Sunday at Talladega.