Driver Tiers
Drivers In Each Pool Tier

 Tier 1 Drivers
 DriverAscendingDescending 2007 Pts PositionAscendingDescending 2008 Active?
 Martin Truex Jr. 11 Y
 Tony Stewart 6 Y
 Ryan Newman 13 Y
 Casey Mears 15 Y
 Matt Kenseth 4 Y
 Jimmie Johnson 1 Y
 Kevin Harvick 10 Y
 Denny Hamlin 12 Y
 Jeff Gordon 2 Y
 Carl Edwards 9 Y
 Kyle Busch 5 Y
 Kurt Busch 7 Y
 Jeff Burton 8 Y
 Clint Bowyer 3 Y
 Greg Biffle 14 Y
 Tier 2 Drivers
 DriverAscendingDescending 2007 Pts PositionAscendingDescending 2008 Active?
 J.J. Yeley 21 Y
 David Stremme 24 N
 Reed Sorenson 22 Y
 Elliott Sadler 25 Y
 Tony Raines 29 N
 David Ragan 23 Y
 Kyle Petty 35 Y
 Juan Montoya 20 Y
 Paul Menard 34 Y
 Jamie McMurray 17 Y
 Mark Martin 27 Y
 Bobby Labonte 18 Y
 Kasey Kahne 19 Y
 Robby Gordon 26 Y
 David Gilliland 28 Y
 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 16 Y
 Dave Blaney 31 Y
 Tier 3 Drivers
 DriverAscendingDescending 2007 Pts PositionAscendingDescending 2008 Active?
 Jon Wood 67 N
 Scott Wimmer 68 N
 Michael Waltrip 44 Y
 Mike Wallace 56 N
 Kenny Wallace 46 Y
 Jacques Villeneuve 60 Y
 Brian Vickers 38 Y
 Regan Smith 50 Y
 Mike Skinner 65 N
 Ken Schrader 49 Y
 Johnny Sauter 30 N
 Boris Said 51 Y
 Ricky Rudd 33 N
 Scott Riggs 36 Y
 David Reutimann 39 Y
 Joe Nemechek 37 Y
 Chad McCumbee 61 N
 Jeremy Mayfield 45 Y
 Sterling Marlin 40 Y
 Kevin Lepage 64 N
 Butch Leitzinger 66 N
 Terry Labonte 58 N
 Dale Jarrett 41 Y
 Sam Hornish Jr. 62 Y
 Jeff Green 32 N
 Marc Goossens 69 N
 Ron Fellows 54 N
 Bill Elliott 42 Y
 Chad Chaffin 63 N
 Patrick Carpentier 57 Y
 Ward Burton 47 N
 Mike Bliss 53 N
 Johnny Benson 59 N
 John Andretti 48 Y
 Aric Almirola 52 N
 A.J. Allmendinger 43 Y
 Brandon Whitt N/A N
 Darrell Waltrip N/A N
 Rusty Wallace N/A N
 Dick Trickle N/A N
 Hut Stricklin N/A N
 David Starr N/A N
 Jack Sprague N/A N
 Jimmy Spencer N/A N
 Scott Speed N/A Y
 Jason Small N/A N
 Brian Simo N/A N
 Brent Sherman N/A N
 Morgan Shepherd N/A N
 Kirk Shelmerdine N/A N
 Dorsey Schroeder N/A N
 Tim Sauter N/A N
 Jay Sauter N/A N
 Hermie Sadler N/A N
 Greg Sacks N/A N
 Joe Ruttman N/A N
 Shawna Robinson N/A N
 Jerry Robertson N/A N
 Randy Renfrow N/A N
 Bryan Reffner N/A N
 Kevin Ray N/A N
 Jose Luis Ramirez N/A N
 Jeff Purvis N/A N
 Scott Pruett N/A N
 Robert Pressley N/A N
 Steve Portenga N/A N
 Adam Petty N/A N
 Steve Park N/A N
 Max Papis N/A N
 Donnie Neuenberger N/A N
 Jerry Nadeau N/A N
 Ted Musgrave N/A N
 Johnny Miller N/A N
 Ryan McGlynn N/A N
 Michael McDowell N/A Y
 Eric McClure N/A Y
 Joey McCarthy N/A N
 Rick Mast N/A N
 Dave Marcis N/A N
 Carl Long N/A Y
 Joey Logano N/A Y
 Chad Little N/A N
 Bill Lester N/A N
 Stephan Leicht N/A N
 Jason Leffler N/A N
 Anthony Lazzaro N/A N
 Burney Lamar N/A N
 Randy LaJoie N/A N
 Travis Kvapil N/A Y
 Todd Kluever N/A N
 Stuart Kirby N/A N
 Frank Kimmel N/A N
 Brad Keselowski N/A Y
 Jason Keller N/A N
 PJ Jones N/A N
 Buckshot Jones N/A N
 Jason Jarrett N/A N
 Kenny Irwin N/A N
 Jim Inglebright N/A N
 James Hylton N/A N
 Tom Hubert N/A N
 Andy Houston N/A N
 Ron Hornaday N/A N
 Lance Hooper N/A N
 Shane Hmiel N/A N
 Andy Hillenburg N/A N
 Kenny Hendrick N/A N
 Jason Hedlesky N/A N
 Mike Harmon N/A N
 Bobby Hamilton Jr. N/A N
 Bobby Hamilton N/A N
 Shane Hall N/A N
 Larry Gunselman N/A N
 Steve Grissom N/A N
 David Green N/A N
 Klaus Graf N/A N
 Mario Gosselin N/A N
 Jorge Goeters N/A N
 Bobby Gerhart N/A N
 Brendan Gaughan N/A N
 Mike Garvey N/A N
 Jeff Fultz N/A N
 Jeff Fuller N/A N
 Hideo Fukuyama N/A N
 Dario Franchitti N/A Y
 Larry Foyt N/A N
 Christian Fittipaldi N/A N
 Kerry Earnhardt N/A N
 Dale Earnhardt N/A N
 Kertus Davis N/A N
 Wally Dallenbach N/A N
 Ricky Craven N/A N
 Derrike Cope N/A N
 Chris Cook N/A N
 Stacy Compton N/A N
 Bryan Clauson N/A Y
 Ted Christopher N/A N
 Austin Cameron N/A N
 Gary Bradberry N/A N
 Stan Boyd N/A N
 John Borneman III N/A N
 Todd Bodine N/A N
 Geoffrey Bodine N/A N
 Brett Bodine N/A N
 Chad Blount N/A N
 Rich Bickle N/A N
 Ed Berrier N/A N
 Norm Benning N/A Y
 Andy Belmont N/A N
 Stanton Barrett N/A Y
 Buddy Baker N/A N
 Casey Atwood N/A N
 Brandon Ash N/A N
 Wayne Anderson N/A N
 Marcos Ambrose N/A N