Alonso's contract contains a clause that opens the potential exit to the Spaniard if he is not within 25 points of the championship leader on September 1, according to sources.
19 drivers have a mathematical shot at it going into Richmond.
Kasey Kahne muscled his way past Matt Kenseth to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and lock himself into the Chase Sunday night.
Early exit drops Keselowski to fifth in the point standings after 39th-place showing
Smoke's return is marred by multiple accidents.
The fastest F1 circuit held Round 13 of the 2014 Formula One World Championship on this weekend.
Reduced downforce levels lead to the highest top speeds of the year
Teammate Beckman ready to move into Countdown.
Keselowski roots for Blaney from afar; Roush Fenway announces sponsor extension for Stenhouse.
Takes 10th career victory.
Tommy Kendall podiums, Naiperalski and Greene take TA3 wins.
Season finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
'Still sinking in,' says Power.
Beechdean scoop GT4 win at Brands