Rick Hendrick has big plans for Chase Elliott.
But like any good car dealer, he's holding back on the fine print.
Elliott, 17, won his first ARCA race on June 8 at Pocono Raceway - in just his seventh start. And he's competed in three NASCAR Camping World Truck races this season, posting two top-five finishes. He finished sixth in his debut at Martinsville Speedway.
Chase Elliott has won the ARCA Racing Series race Saturday at Pocono Raceway.
The 17-year-old Elliott is the son of 1988 NASCAR champion Bill Elliott. He became the youngest ever winner in ARCA.
Elliott took a major step Wednesday when he tested an ARCA car at Pocono. He took advantage of an ARCA Racing Series rule change that allows 17-year-olds to drive at both Pocono Raceway...
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8 days ago
Two sons of well-known Sprint Cup drivers headline the list of youngsters selected for this season's NASCAR Next program.
NASCAR announced Friday that Chase Elliott, the son of 1988 champion Bill Elliott, and Jeb Burton, whose father Ward won the 2002 Daytona 500, both made the list for the program.
NASCAR Next, formerly known as Next9, is designed to highlight drivers between...
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9 days ago
Chase Elliott took a major step toward racing on superspeedways Wednesday when he tested an ARCA car at Pocono Raceway.
Elliott took advantage of an ARCA Racing Series rule change that allows 17-year-olds to drive at both Pocono Raceway and Kentucky Speedway this year as long as they complete a test and meet other requirements by the series.
Elliott is entered in Saturday's...
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10 days ago
Rookies Erik Jones and Chase Elliott were among the fastest in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open testing at Pocono Raceway Wednesday. Both 17-year-old drivers will be making their superspeedway debuts in Saturday's Pocono ARCA 200, live on SPEED at 1:00 p.m.
"Our day really improved throughout the test," Jones said.
"The car got better and I...
Although it’s been a quarter of a century, Bill Elliott remembers his first short track win at Bristol Motor Speedway like it was yesterday.
Even a little incident involving Geoffrey Bodine in the waning laps wasn’t enough to keep the Dawsonville, Ga. driver from Victory Lane at the World’s Fastest Half-Mile. That April 10th win, his first of the 1988 season, catapulted Elliott...
Bill Elliott has not completed the full NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 2003. Last season Elliott, 57, ran two races. Nicknamed “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville” Elliott was a popular driver though the 80′s and 90′s.
While Elliott stopped being a weekly competitor he had no qualms about getting into a car for an underfunded team in recent years in order to guarantee them...
When fans get ready to watch the Daytona 500 next February there will be a few new rule changes. NASCAR will have a different way to qualify the cars and we also have a brand new race car that will make it's debut in February. That certainly is a lot of change. Over the years we have had some new rule changes coming into Daytona but in 1991 there was a rule change that was really...
Walmart today announced it is expanding its Race Time 2012 program to give fans more accessibility to discounted race tickets, driver appearances and fan events at stores, a greater selection of authentic NASCAR merchandise and a special sponsorship of Bill Elliott at the Coke Zero 400.
Walmart's Race Time program, launched last year as the largest retail promotion in NASCAR...
NASCAR icon Bill Elliott will drive the #50 Walmart Chevrolet for the July race at Daytona. Walmart is latching on to Elliott to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The car will be provided by Turner Motorsports.
Currently the plan is for Elliott to run the car in one race. Rand Waddoups, the senior director of Entertainment Properties and Brands for Walmart, said that they hope to...