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The Chase - Final Line Up Offers Some Dark Horses


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Richmond, Sep. 9, 2012: Ranked in order of where their bonus points seeded them, the drivers competing for this year’s championship are:

1. Denny Hamlin (2,012 points)
2. Jimmie Johnson (2,009 points, -3)
3. Tony Stewart (2,009 points, -3)

4. Brad Keselowski (2,009 points -3)
5. Greg Biffle (2,006 points, -6)
6. Clint Bowyer (2,006 points, -6)
7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2,003 points, -9)
8. Matt Kenseth (2,003 points, -9)
9. Kevin Harvick (2,000 points, -12)
10.Martin Truex Jr. (2,000 points, -12)
11.Kasey Kahne (2,000 points, -12)
12.Jeff Gordon (2,000 points, -12)

The next event on the Sprint Cup schedule – the first race of the Chase – is the Geico 400 on Sept. 16 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The race begins at 2 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by ESPN beginning with a pre-race show at 1 p.m.

 
 
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