It might honestly be one of the most controversial things about NASCAR right now, but it is how the sport has chosen to determine its champion at the end of the season. Beyond that, it guarantees the championship comes down to the final race.
With that being said and another season coming right around the corner, one has to wonder which drivers are capable of chasing the championship and which ones will be left in the dust. Furthermore, what drivers are even capable of making it into the 2019 edition of the playoffs?
While there will be no definite answers here, especially since drivers haven’t even hit the track yet for speedweeks yet, but we will do our best to give educated guesses on who will make the cut and who wont. As always, let us know your thoughts in the comments below!