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Throwback Thursday Theater – Elliott Turns Back the Clock at the Brickyard

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Since 1994, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been racing on the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the past 23 years producing some memorable moments and some that were, well, not so memorable. For this week’s edition of “Throwback Thursday Theater,” we’ll jump back to the 2002 running of the Brickyard 400 that resulted...
Via Motorsports Tribune
7 days ago

How 1984 Bank of America 500 Helped Put Bill Elliott on Track To NASCAR Hall of Fame Career

Thirty years ago, three brothers from the tiny north Georgia mountain town of Dawsonville began their meteoric rise from obscurity to international stardom with their victory in the 1984 Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win was the second of three that year for Bill Elliott – who will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in January – and his older brothers...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Elliott says it’s an “incredible day” being inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Wednesday in NASCAR marked an important day as they would announce the 2015 class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. One of the drivers included on the list was 1988 Winston Cup Champion Bill Elliott. “This has been an incredible day,” Elliott commented. “I’m totally speechless over today. I never thought that I’d be in the Hall of Fame, especially starting out as a little red...
Via On Pit Road
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to Know JR Motorsports' Rookie of the Year Candidate, Chase Elliott

Chase Elliott, 18, is trying to do something rather rare. Elliott, the son of former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Bill Elliott, currently holds the drivers points lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. In doing so, Elliott has become the youngest driver to lead the points in NASCAR's second tier division. After not being sure whether or not he would have a job come 2014, Elliott...

Chase Elliott epitomizes exactly what NASCAR needs

Second-generation Nationwide Series driver Chase Elliott has turned heads across the garage over the course of the last two weeks, as the eighteen-year-old has picked up his first two Nationwide victories in consecutive races in a pair of impressive wins at Texas and Darlington that should have the NASCAR community ecstatic about the youngster’s future in the sport. Elliott, who...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott looking for continued success following Texas win

Following his win at Texas Motor Speedway, Chase Elliott moves to one of the toughest tracks on the circuit in the form of Darlington Raceway. “Obviously coming to Darlington is a different animal itself so just trying to get used to this and this race track and what it has to offer for the race time,” he commented. “Practicing in the day time was interesting and hopefully...
Via On Pit Road
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Elliott Wins Nationwide O'Reilly Auto Parts 300

Chase Elliott, the 18-year-old high school senior and son of NASCAR great Bill Elliott, needed just six starts in the Nationwide Series for his first career win as he captured Fridayevening's O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.   Elliott (No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet) made a bold move on the high side of Kevin Harvick (No. 5 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet) in the...

Pressure lays on Chase Elliott’s shoulders heading into rookie year

As Chase Elliott got set to take the green flag for the DRIVE4COPD 300, there was no doubt that a lot of people had their eyes on the rookie at Daytona. After all, he is the son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott. Elliott did a solid job at Daytona, though, as he finished 15th in the season opener. “I’m very satisfied that I was able to bring my NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevy home clean,...
Via On Pit Road
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Elliott Getting Back Behind The Wheel At Daytona

Chase Elliott arrives at Daytona International Speedway for Preseason Thunder testing on Saturday, and according to NASCAR.com, a familiar face will be on track as…
Via Rubbings Racing
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott, 18, lands Nationwide ride, will drive No. 9 NAPA Chevy

Chase Elliott will drive the No. 9 NAPA Chevy in the Nationwide Series with JR Motorsports. Greg Ives will be his crew chief. "This is the opportunity of a lifetime," Elliott said in a press release. "My family and I are still trying to believe it all. I couldn't ask to be partnered with anyone better than Dale (Earnhardt) Jr., Kelley (Earnhardt Miller) and Mr. (Rick) Hendrick...
Via FOX Sports
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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