Predicting NASCAR's 2016 Chase field

Predicting NASCAR's 2016 Chase field

NASCAR'S often controversial but never boring Chase has revolutionised how the motorsport behemoth crowns its Sprint Cup champion. Who will make it in 2016? BRUCE MARTIN outlines his predictions

The rules of engagement for making the Chase are pretty simple: win one of the first 26 races or be inside the top 16 in the points and hope those ahead of you do most of the winning.

If you book your Chase place, the season starts again, with nine races and three knockout rounds before four drivers head to Homestead in November for a winner-takes-all shootout.

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