Mountain Dew, Elliott Agree To Sponsorship Extension Through 2020

Twelve-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports and Mtn Dew have extended their long-standing partnership through 2020. The renewal will see star driver Chase Elliott continue to represent the bold and original Mtn Dew brand. Beginning in 2018 and continuing throughout the two-year extension, Mtn Dew will be a primary sponsor of Elliott and his No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team for four Cup Series races annually. In addition, Mtn Dew, which has supported Elliott since his 2016 rookie of the year season, will be featured as an associate sponsor…

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Elliott Looking To Regain 2017’s Strength On 1.5-Mile Tracks

In 2017, Chase Elliott was at or near his best on 1.5-mile tracks. Out of 11 starts last season on these type of tracks, Elliott grabbed nine top 10 finishes. When the playoffs begun, he turned up the wick even further. Exactly half of the 10 playoff races took place on 1.5-mile tracks. Elliott, finished in the top five in four of them, including a runner-up finish at both the Chicagoland Speedway and again in Charlotte a few weeks later. He was fourth at Kansas and fifth in the season…

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Daytona To Offer Chase Elliott Ticket Package For Coke Zero Sugar 400

Chase Elliott continues to eye the ultimate career breakthrough: a first victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Simultaneously, he embraces the potential significance of that breakthrough happening at Daytona International Speedway, where his father, Bill Elliott, cemented his high-banked stock car legacy in the 1980s. Chase Elliott, 22-year-old driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, has likewise embraced the 2.5-mile tri-oval itself in his relatively brief career. He has two victories at DIS, one in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the other in a Duel…

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Bowman To Race For GMS Racing In 2 XFINITY Series Races Beginning This Weekend at Michigan

GMS Racing officials announced on Tuesday that NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman will fill-in for Spencer Gallagher in the No. 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as well as at Kentucky Speedway (July 13). ISM Connect, the world’s first fully-integrated network of consumer engagement technology, will serve as primary sponsor for Bowman and the No. 23 team at both Michigan and Kentucky. “I want to thank GMS Racing for letting me race the No. 23 Chevrolet this weekend in Michigan,” said Bowman. “Last…

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Elliott To Drive For GMS Racing In Select XFINITY Series Races In 2018

GMS Racing officials announced today that NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott will drive the No. 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) as well as other select races on the 2018 NXS schedule. Hooters, which sponsors Elliott’s No. 9 Cup Series team at Hendrick Motorsports, will serve as primary sponsor for the No. 23 team at CMS in honor of the restaurant chain’s 35th Anniversary and 22nd Annual Hooters International Pageant. The pageant will be held on Saturday, May 26 at zMAX Dragway…

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Can Johnson and Elliott Continue Dover Success?

The start to the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season hasn’t gone the way that Hendrick Motorsports would have liked. Currently, none of their four drivers have won a race yet. Neither are in the top 10 in the season points standings either. They really haven’t been strong contenders to win on a weekly basis yet. But, that could change on Sunday at the Dover International Speedway. Dover is a place where Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott have thrived. While they haven’t had the overall speed to win on…

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Elliott Earns 8th Career Runner-Up Finish, Johnson Rebounds For 2nd Straight Top 6

It was a great night for the Hendrick Motorsports camp. While they still aren’t there yet in terms of race wins, and Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway further showed that, it was still another great step in the right direction. Chase Elliott would bring his No. 9 Chevrolet home second on the .75-mile Virginia race track, for his best finish of the season. He also did so with Kenny Francis as his interim crew chief, as his normal crew chief Alan Gustafson is still serving his…

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Chase Elliott Hit With Another L1 Penalty Following Texas Infraction, Given Up 45 Points In Penalties This Year

The No. 9 team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series from Hendrick Motorsports received an L1-level penalty for a violation found at the NASCAR R&D Center stemming from Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. The team was found to have violated Sections 20.4.8.1 (dealing with rear window support). A brace that supports the rear window did not meet specifications for keeping rear window glass rigid in all directions. NASCAR fined crew chief Alan Gustafson $50,000 and suspended him for the next two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship points…

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Top 10 Surprising Drivers In NASCAR For 2018 – Good and Bad

Now that we’re heading into the annual Easter holiday break, we’ve had enough of a sample size to see who the main contenders will be for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. We’ve also seen who likely won’t be contending for the title as well. Another thing we’ve seen are drivers who are surprising us. Some are exceeding expectations, some aren’t living up to the expectations that were set forth coming into the year. Here are the 10 drivers that are either surprising us in a good way,…

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Elliott Moving On From Hamlin Incident, Keselowski Says He’s Still Going to Payback Elliott

MARTINSVILLE, Va – Chase Elliott knows the hype around he and Denny Hamlin this weekend. After all, this is NASCAR’s first trip back to the Martinsville (VA) Speedway since their dust up towards the end of last year’s playoff race on the Virginia paperclip. If you’ve been living under a rock, lets quickly rewind to last October. Lets set the stage. Elliott, was leading in the final laps of that race. A playoff berth to the Championship 4 was surely his. But, Hamlin purposely wrecked him in Turn 3 with just…

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