Chase Elliott made it 2-for-2 at Watkins Glen Worldwide, efficiently defending final 12 months’s race win there with Sunday’s triumph within the Go Bowling at The Glen.
Runner-up Martin Truex Jr. gave Elliott a tricky problem within the closing laps and obtained to a couple of automobile’s size of Elliott, however was unable to succeed in him earlier than the checkered flag fell.
Denny Hamlin earned his third consecutive top-three end: second at New Hampshire, win at Pocono and third Sunday at Watkins Glen. He additionally was fifth at Kentucky.
The youthful Busch brother leads second-ranked Logano by 13 factors. Kevin Harvick stays in third place, 74 factors behind Busch.
As for these drivers on the playoff bubble, with 4 races now remaining to make the 16-driver playoff area, 35 factors separate 4 drivers which are closest in rivalry of creating it: Clint Bowyer (15th, 12 factors above the cutoff line), Jimmie Johnson (16th), Ryan Newman (17th, tied with Johnson for factors) and Daniel Suarez (18th, 23 factors under the cutoff line).