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He needs to win in order to make the final four, and as the rest of the field as learned, a Kevin Harvick backed into a corner, is a dangerous Kevin Harvick. Harvick has won the six of the last eight races here including the race here in the spring, and leads all active drivers with 8 wins at Phoenix.
He has the second highest driver rating in the field, Harvick will be the car to beat Sunday. Busch is looking to defend his Cup title. He led the second most laps here in the spring, 75 and fell just short of his second career Phoenix win coming home fourth. Busch has the sixth best driver rating here, Hamlin needs a win to advance. Hamlin has won here and was third in spring.
Johnson was actually lucky to come away with 15th last week at Texas due to an ill-handling car, but you can bet on the No. Hamlin was third in the spring race here and is the only racer among the trio who has not won at Phoenix.
Meanwhile Busch, has three top-six finishes in his last four races after a horrible start to the Chase, and he would love to end what should have been a dream season with a win. His Hendrick teammate, Dale Earnhardt Jr. When it comes to motorsports handicapping, Buckles takes the checkered flag.
We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader. From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. Drivers will advance to the next round based on their playoff points totals.
Eligible drivers will be able to earn additional playoff points through each playoff race by winning stages and races. I would like to point out, the 16 drivers will still have to compete against the rest of the field to win each race. Following the Charlotte race, the first round of the playoffs will conclude and the Top 12 drivers will advance. Positions 13 through 16 will be eliminated from contending for the championship.
When the Second Round starts on October 7 th , all drivers will have their overall points reset to 3, Following the race at Kansas, the Top 8 drivers in the playoff standings will move on to the next round. Once again, any playoff driver that wins one of the 2 nd Round races will automatically move on to the 3 rd Round.
Positions 9 through 12 will be eliminated from contending for a championship. When this round starts on October 28 th , all remaining drivers will have their overall points reset to 4, From there, each driver will have their accrued playoff points added to determine the rankings for the 8 eligible drivers. Following the race in Phoenix, the Top 4 drivers in the playoff standings will advance to the Championship Round, which is just one race — Homestead in Miami. Any playoff driver that wins in the 3 rd Round will automatically move on to the Championship Round.
Drivers 5 through 8 will be eliminated from contending for a championship. This round only consists of one race: This race takes place on Sunday, November 18 th. The 4 remaining drivers will have their points reset to 5, However, their previously accrued playoff points will not be added. All 4 drivers will battle it out on equal grounds and, whoever finishes the highest at the end of the race, will become the NASCAR Champion.
The following odds are courtesy of BetOnline:. He led the series with 7 wins on the season and 12 stage wins. Kevin was the model for consistency all season and he was arguably the fastest driver all year long.