Chase has won at all three, and Bowman has finished second at all three. I think a non-playoff driver might win at Talladega, and one of those two guys will claim at least one race win in the other two races.This round could really be ripe for an upset of one or two of the current top 8 not to advance. All it takes is to get caught up in a big one at Talladega to DNF some guys + if they're unusually mediocre at Dover or Kansas. I'm still picking the easy picks here in this round to get culled.
Brad & Chase have 24 playoff points, they are +19 ahead of 9th place (88 - Alex Bowman) who has 5 playoff points. So yes they get the regular season bonus in each round.Do they not get to take the points that they get from being in the regular season top 10 with them to round 2? NASCAR America only had Brad and Chase at +19 when they should be +24 as of yesterday. Maybe 24 was just their playoff point total, not sure. Confusing.
Well there is still a trophy.. and the possibility of taking playoff points away from their competitors.What sense of urgency do Truex, KB, Hamlin, Harvick have aside from a good top 5-top 10 day?