The Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway shook up the Playoff outlook for the drivers.
With six drivers locked into the Playoffs with a win, spots seven through 12 are still up for grabs and the competition is getting crazier each week.
Ross Chastain holds the seventh spot in the driver Playoff standings as the first driver without a win. Justin Allgaier is right behind Chastain in eighth and his JR Motorsports teammate Michael Annett is in ninth. Riley Herbst, another Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, is handing on to the 10th spot while Ryan Sieg and Brandon Brown round out the top 12.
|Rank||Driver||Points||Race Wins||Stage Wins||Pts. Behind|
|1||Chase Briscoe||691||5||3||IN ON WINS|
|2||Austin Cindric||667||3||5||IN ON WINS|
|3||Noah Gragson||643||2||8||IN ON WINS|
|4||Harrison Burton||536||2||0||IN ON WINS|
|5||Justin Haley||550||1||1||IN ON WINS|
|6||Brandon Jones||448||1||2||IN ON WINS|
Jeremy Clements has seen a lot of success in recent weeks, bumping himself up right below the cutline in 13th. Rookie of the Year contender Myatt Snider is sitting in 14th and fellow rookie Jesse Little is in 15th. Little hasn’t been ranked that high in the Playoff standings all season until now.
Gragson has the most stage wins of any driver this season with eight and his teammate Allgaier has the second-most with seven.