Third win, points total put Keselowski in Chase
July 13, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com
Dale Earnhardt Jr. also clinches top-30 spot, with multiple wins
Just two weeks after his second 2014 win at Kentucky Speedway, Brad Keselowski proved his dominance and clinched his position in the Chase standings with his third win of 2014 on Sunday in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Mathematically, Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are secured into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as both drivers are 337 points ahead of the 31st-place driver in the standings with seven races remaining (guaranteeing they will both finish in the top 30), and both have multiple wins.
Eleven drivers have combined to win the first 19 points-paying races of the season, and seven races remain before the Chase begins. After the 19th points race of NASCAR's regular season, here is how the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings look: