2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field set

2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field set

The 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field was set Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in the regular-season finale.

Fifteen of 16 spots had been clinched in advance of the Coke Zero Sugar 400, meaning one spot was available. Bubba Wallace earned the final spot based on points when repeat winner Chris Buescher of Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing took the checkered flag.

RELATED: Unofficial race results

Wallace of 23XI Racing entered the regular-season finale 32 points ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing’s Ty Gibbs for the final playoff spot.

Below is the unofficial list of drivers for the Round of 16. This story will be updated when seeding and points are made official.


William Byron, No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Martin Truex Jr., No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Denny Hamlin, No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Kyle Larson, No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Kyle Busch, No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Chris Buescher, No. 17 Roush Fenway Keselowski Ford
Christopher Bell, No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Ross Chastain, No. 1 Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet
Ryan Blaney, No. 12 Team Penske Ford
Tyler Reddick, No. 45 23XI Racing Toyota
Joey Logano, No. 22 Team Penske Ford
Brad Keselowski, No. 6, Roush Fenway Keselowski Ford
Michael McDowell, No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
Bubba Wallace, No. 23 23XI Racing Toyota

NEXT UP: The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin next Sunday, Sept. 3, at Darlington Raceway with the Cook Out Southern 500 (6 p.m. ET, USA, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, NBC Sports App).

This story will be updated.