The 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field was set Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in the regular-season finale.
Fifteen of 16 spots had been clinched in advance of the Coke Zero Sugar 400, meaning one spot was available. Bubba Wallace earned the final spot based on points when repeat winner Chris Buescher of Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing took the checkered flag.
Wallace of 23XI Racing entered the regular-season finale 32 points ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing’s Ty Gibbs for the final playoff spot.
Below is the official list of drivers for the Round of 16 with seeding and points.
NASCAR CUP SERIES PLAYOFFS FIELD
|1||William Byron||Hendrick Motorsports||2,036|
|2||Martin Truex Jr.||Joe Gibbs Racing||2,036|
|3||Denny Hamlin||Joe Gibbs Racing||2,025|
|4||Chris Buescher||RFK Racing||2,021|
|5||Kyle Busch||Richard Childress Racing||2,019|
|6||Kyle Larson||Hendrick Motorsports||2,017|
|7||Christopher Bell||Joe Gibbs Racing||2,014|
|8||Ross Chastain||Trackhouse Racing||2,011|
|9||Brad Keselowski||RFK Racing||2,010|
|10||Tyler Reddick||23XI Racing||2,009|
|11||Joey Logano||Team Penske||2,008|
|12||Ryan Blaney||Team Penske||2,008|
|13||Michael McDowell||Front Row Motorsports||2,007|
|14||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||JTG Daugherty Racing||2,005|
|15||Kevin Harvick||Stewart-Haas Racing||2,004|
|16||Bubba Wallace||23XI Racing||2,000|
NEXT UP: The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin next Sunday, Sept. 3, at Darlington Raceway with the Cook Out Southern 500 (6 p.m. ET, USA, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, NBC Sports App).