Clinch Scenarios for The Xfinity Series Heading to Talladega

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With two races left in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Round of 12, Chase Briscoe is the only driver as of now that has clinched a spot in the eight-driver field of the next round of the Xfinity Series Playoffs, leaving seven spots still up for grabs.

Can clinch via Points

If there is a new winner, the following drivers can clinch by being 56 points above the sixth winless driver in the standings.

  • Austin Cindric, Noah Gragson, Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley
  • Brandon Jones: Could only clinch with help

If there is a repeat winner, the following drivers could clinch by being 56 points about the seventh winless driver in the standings. They would also clinch if there was a new winner among Austin Cindric, Noah Gragson, Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley, Brandon Jones, or Ryan Sieg and being 56 points above the sixth winless driver in the standings.

  • Austin Cindric, Noah Gragson, Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley, Brandon Jones
  • Ryan Sieg: Could only clinch with help

Can clinch via Win

The following drivers would clinch on their win alone:

  • Austin Cindric, Noah Gragson, Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley, Brandon Jones, Ryan Sieg, Harrison Burton, Ross Chastain, Michael Annett, Riley Herbst, and Brandon Brown

NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Outlook following Las Vegas:

Rank      DriverPointsRace WinsStage WinsPlayoff PtsPts from Cutoff
1Chase Briscoe2,1108757In On Wins 
2Austin Cindric2,0935105053 
3Noah Gragson2,076282536 
4Justin Allgaier2,0683123328 
5Justin Haley2,054231814 
6Brandon Jones2,053322013 
7Ryan Sieg2,0490229 
8Harrison Burton #2,04220142 
    9Ross Chastain2,0400210-2 
10Michael Annett2,032002-10 
11Riley Herbst #2,028001-14 
12Brandon Brown2,022000-20

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