BILL ELLIOTT RUMORS & GOSSIP
The 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series kicks off the season Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway with the Alert Today Florida 300 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1).
The series has a new title sponsor in Xfinity, a shiny new trophy, and a host of new faces running for the championship trophy.
Here are five key questions as the season prepares to kick off Saturday in Daytona:
Bill Elliott will take his place among the stock car greats tomorrow night in Concord, NC, as he is formally inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
“You start your career and you don’t know where it’s ever gonna end up and to end up being nominated and then inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame is kind of a goal that’s a lifelong dream,” said Elliott. “I guess for me...
CONCORD, N.C. – Chase Elliott, who became the youngest national series champion in NASCAR history last season, will join Hendrick Motorsports as a full-time Sprint Cup driver beginning in 2016. Elliott’s No. 24 Chevrolet SS team will be led by crew chief Alan Gustafson, who has earned 19 wins, 18 pole positions, 98 top-five finishes and 165 top-10s at the elite Cup level.
NASCAR Legend Bill Elliott has sold 143 acres of land for 4.2 for a new housing development that is going to open.
Clint Bowyer is finally a father.
Regan Smith will be back next year in the #7 Nationwide Series car.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is the sponsor for the Nationwide Series race at Charlotte.
American Ethanol is going to be a sponsor at Kansas for Austin Dillion.
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...
NASCAR has approved a pair of high-profile 18-year-old drivers for speedway racing.
The sanctioning body gave the nod to Chase Elliott and Dylan Kwasniewski following their runs in the ARCA race Saturday.
Elliott finished ninth in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, five spots ahead of pole-sitter Kwasniewski. Both were running and on the lead lap at the end of...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014
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…
Chase Elliott will race for the Nationwide Series championship this season with JR Motorsports.
NAPA Auto Parts will sponsor Elliott, reversing its decision to leave NASCAR.
NAPA ended its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Martin Truex Jr. one year into a three-year contract extension with Michael Waltrip Racing. NAPA's decision was fallout from MWR's September attempt to manipulate...
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January 06, 2014
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...
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Chase Elliott, the son of former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bill Elliott, will compete full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2014.
Elliott, 18, will drive the No. 9 car for JR Motorsports.
NAPA Auto Parts has abandoned it’s plan to leave NASCAR and instead will sponsor Elliott. It was just a few months ago that NAPA dumped Michael Waltrip Racing after one-year into...