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XFINITY Series


XFINITY, Camping World Truck Chase-clinching scenarios for Chicagoland

Blake Koch

XFINITY SERIES

The XFINITY Series regular season finale, the Drive for Safety 300, takes place Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway at 3 p.m. ET (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), while the Sprint Cup Series Chase Grid was set last week at Richmond International Speedway.

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An 11th-place finish at Richmond allowed Roush Fenway Racing's Ryan Reed to clinch at Chase spot, leaving two spots available for clinching this weekend at Chicagoland. Erik Jones, Elliott Sadler, Daniel Suarez, Justin Allgaier, Ty Dillon, Brendan Gaughan, Brennan Poole, Brandon Jones and Darrell Wallace Jr. have also clinched Chase spots.


All of the following drivers could also automatically clinch with a win. 

Possible to Clinch:

• Blake Koch (0 Wins, 570 Points, 449 Points Ahead of 31st): Koch could earn a Chase berth by tallying 39 points -- achieved by finishing 2nd with no laps led, third with at least one lap led or fourth with the most laps led -- and a new winner at Chicagoland. He could also earn a berth with a repeat winner and 19 points, achieved by finishing 22nd with no laps led, 23rd with at least one lap led and 24th with the most laps led.


Ryan Sieg (0 Wins, 567 Points, 446 Points Ahead of 31st): Sieg could clinch on points at Chicagoland with a repeat winner/Blake Koch win and 22 points, achieved by finishing 19th with no laps led, 20th with at least one lap led or 21st with most laps led. He would need some help to clinch with a new winner at Chicagoland.


Dakoda Armstrong (0 Wins, 547 Points, 426 Points Ahead of 31st): Armstrong needs help to clinch on points.


Jeremy Clements (0 Wins, 538 Points, 417 Points Ahead of 31st): Clements needs help to clinch on points.


The following need a win to clinch a Chase spot: 
Ross ChastainRyan PreeceRay Black Jr., BJ McLeodJoey Gase.


Camping World Truck Series


The Camping World Truck Series regular season finale, the American Ethanol e15 225, takes place Friday at Chicagoland Speedway at 8:30 p.m. ET (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Possible to Clinch:

• Daniel Hemric (0 Wins, 374 Points, 305 Points Ahead of 31st) - Would clinch on points with 10 points (23rd and no laps led, 24th and led at least one lap, 25th and led most laps) and a new winner. Would clinch on points with a repeat winner, regardless of finish. With a win, they would clinch a Chase spot on wins.


Timothy Peters (0 Wins, 350 Points, 281 Points Ahead of 31st) - Would clinch on points with a repeat winner (or a win by Daniel Hemric) and 2 Points (31st and no laps led, 32nd and led at least one lap).  With a win, he would clinch a Chase spot on wins.  Could clinch on points with a new winner and help (needs to outpoint Daniel Hemric by six points (Peters owns the tie-breaker).


• Cole Custer (0 Wins, 318 Points, 249 Points Ahead of 31st) - With a win, he would clinch a Chase spot on wins. Could clinch on points with a repeat winner (or win by Daniel Hemric) and help (needs to outpoint Timothy Peters by 32 points (Custer owns the tie-breaker).


The following need a win to clinch a Chase spot: Cameron Hayley, Tyler Reddick, Ben Rhodes, Spencer Gallagher, Rico Abreu, Austin Wayne Self, Travis Kvapil and Jordan Anderson.

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