NASCAR: Coble's Racing Notes
Although Denny Hamlin could miss as many as the next four races, he still could win the championship.
NASCAR’s qualifying procedure for the Chase for the Championship makes it possible for drivers who miss a race to still earn one of two wild card entries into the playoffs.
All Hamlin has to do is be among the top 20 in points and win the most races of those ranked 11th-through-20th. For Hamlin, accomplishing both is entirely possible.
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