Elliott Says It Will Be Difficult To Make It Out Of The 1st Round Of The Playoffs Due To Strength Of The Field

Chase Elliott was well on his way to scoring a key top 10 finish in last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs opener at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His No. 9 Chevrolet was extremely quick and could have been among the few playoff drivers to avoid a casualty. Instead, he was caught up in a crash with Jamie McMurray on Lap 211 which ended his day with a 36th place finish. He could have been in a great spot in the standings heading into Saturday night’s Federated Auto…

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Hooters Extends Sponsorship With Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports Through 2021 Season

Hooters has expanded its association with 12-time champions Hendrick Motorsports with a new contract that extends its primary sponsorship of driver Chase Elliott and the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team for three years. Hooters, the iconic American restaurant brand with a deep history in NASCAR, will be a primary sponsor of the No. 9 team for three races each season from 2019-2021. The company joined Hendrick Motorsports as a two-race primary sponsor of Elliott in January 2017.

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Elliott Talks Long Day Of Racing, Whether Restrictor Plate Package Should Be Run At Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Five drivers had a long day of racing ahead of them at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Due to the Lilly Diabetes 250 being rained out on Saturday and the Brickyard 400 postponed on Sunday, we were set up for a NASCAR doubleheader on the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday. Chase Elliott, Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney and JJ Yeley would be the only drivers to pull double duty on Monday. That’s 650 miles of racing in one day. 

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Erik Jones, Kurt Busch And Chase Elliott Extend Hot Streaks Through Sunday’s Southern 500

Three of the hottest drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series right now are Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch and Erik Jones. In Sunday night’s Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway, all three drivers came away with top 10 finishes on the “Too Tough To Tame” track. This trio has been on top of their games over the last few months and are fighting hard to be among the four drivers that will advance to the Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. Despite an early uncontrolled tire penalty, Jones rebounded to an…

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Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Looking Strong So Far This Weekend In Darlington

It’s been over a year since Jimmie Johnson last won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. He won three races all of last year but none since June 4. In fact, he only has six total top five finishes since the start of the 2017 season and none since May 27. So, why am I picking Johnson as a favorite this weekend? It’s simple. 

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Chase Elliott Back With GMS Racing For Darlington, Indianapolis

From one Elliott to another, Chase Elliott will take over the reigns again in the No. 23 Chevrolet for GMS Racing for the next two races on the NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule. Two weeks ago, Elliott made his fifth start of the season with the organization at Bristol. Last week, his dad Bill Elliott made his first NASCAR start in over five years at Road America. Now, the younger Elliott is back in the car this weekend at Darlington and next at Indianapolis. Originally, Spencer Gallager was supposed to be…

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Big 3 May Be Dominating But Battle For 4th In Supremacy Is Intense

Unless something unforeseen or drastic happens, the “Big 3” will all make the final round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs at the Homestead-Miami Speedway this November. Between them, they’ve won 17 of the 23 races in 2018 and if you take out the restrictor plate races, they’re 20-for-23. They’re winning 87-percent of the “normal” races. So, between now and that final race on Nov. 18, I can make a strong case that they will win all but a few races left in the season. So, barring a…

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Taking A Deeper Look at Elliott’s Win In Watkins Glen

When Chase Elliott won his first NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International Raceway, on August 5, 2018, it became a huge media event for the whole NASCAR nation and all of its’ fans. Ever since Chase moved up to the Cup Series, he has been compared to his famous NASCAR Hall of Fame dad, Bill Elliott. Everyone has speculated as to when and where that first win would come. We now have our answer and now we can all wait for the next win. Chase Elliott’s…

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Chase Elliott Can Easily See The Wins Keep Coming Now

We’ve seen this happen before, once someone finally gets over the hump and gets a monkey off their back, whatever it was that they were chasing becomes easier. In racing, this happens in terms of wins. Once a driver tastes the sweet smell of victory lane, the wins come after in droves. Clint Bowyer went 190 races without winning a race and once he finally won at Martinsville back in the spring, he’d win again eight races later. Kyle Busch does this. He will rattle off a bunch of wins…

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Elliott Wins 1st Career Cup Series Race In Thrilling GoBowling at The Glen

Chase Elliott had to be wondering over the final laps of Sunday’s GoBowling at the Glen, what could possibly go wrong next? Elliott, has been snakebitten over the years as heading into this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen, he was 0-for-98. Among those 98 races were eight runner-up finishes. He had countless opportunities but something would go awry in the end to keep him locked out of victory lane. On Sunday though, everything finally went right. 

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