The NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs have been trimmed down from 12 drivers to eight drivers following the Bar Harbor 200 presented by Sea Watch International on Saturday.
Christopher Bell locked himself into the Round of 8 with a win at Richmond Raceway to open the playoffs and gave himself the outright points lead heading into the next round with a win at Dover to close the Round of 12. Joining him in the next round will be: Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, Elliott Sadler, Tyler Reddick, Matt Tifft and Austin Cindric.
The four eliminated drivers are: Ross Chastain, Brandon Jones, Ryan Truex and Ryan Reed. Chastain missed advancing by three points behind both Cindric and Tifft before points are reset for the next round.
The point totals as we head to the Round of 8:
After an off weekend, the Xfinity Series Playoffs will resume at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 20. The Round of 8 races are at Kansas, Texas and ISM (Phoenix) before the Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.