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NSCS: 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Honors Five Iconic Wheelmen

Elliott, Lorenzen, Scott, Weatherly, White Officially Enshrined   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2015) – Five legendary drivers with distinct styles and contributions to NASCAR were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ball Room at the Charlotte Convention Center.   Those who added their names...
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Magical night: NASCAR Hall always offers one of year's best

The NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony is, bar none, the best night in NASCAR that occurs away from the track. And it's the best, because it's the most genuine and the most spontaneous. It's certainly the most emotional. The four days leading up to the NASCAR Hall event saw journalists meet with race teams pretty much nonstop, morning, noon and night. And all the drivers, crew...
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Just awesome: Bill Elliott leads the 2015 class into Hall of Fame

As weeks go, this has been a pretty good one for the Elliott family of Dawsonville, Georgia. On Thursday, 18-year-old Chase Elliott was announced as Jeff Gordon's successor in the iconic No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, one of the most coveted rides in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, starting in 2016. And Friday night, Chase's father, Bill Elliott, a/k/a "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville...
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Elliott headlines 5 drivers in NASCAR Hall of Fame class

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks. ''Awesome Bill From Dawsonville'' was NASCAR's 1988 champion, a 44-race winner and the first driver to win the Winston Million bonus in 1985 for winning three NASCAR crown...
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MIS: NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bill Elliott recorded seven wins at MIS

Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2015) —When Bill Elliott climbed into his Ford on a late-winter afternoon in 1976, little did fans at North Carolina Motor Speedway know they were witnessing the birth of a NASCAR Hall of Fame career. Elliott won seven times at Michigan International Speedway, the third most in track history trailing only fellow NASCAR Hall of Famers David Pearson’s...
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Chase Elliott To Make Sprint Cup Debut At Martinsville Speedway In STP 500

Chase Elliott will take the first laps in his NASCAR Sprint Cup career at Martinsville Speedway in the STP 500 March 29. Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Elliott would run five Sprint Cup races this year in preparation for a full-season campaign in 2016. The first of the five races will be the STP 500. “I’m excited to go to Martinsville. Hendrick Motorsports has had...

Ford Recognizes Bill Elliott’s Induction Into The NASCAR Hall of Fame With Video Retrospective Of His Stock Car Career

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...

NSCS: Chase Elliott to drive full time for Hendrick Motorsports in 2016

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. “Chase...
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NXS: Can Chase Elliott Make It Two-For-Two in 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — When Chase Elliott was hired last January to drive the No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet, his car owner, Dale Earnhardt Jr, knew he could be a championship contender, but to win it in his first year, he wasn’t quite sure of that. Fast forward 10 months to Homestead-Miami Speedway at the conclusion of the 2014 season where Elliott was doing donuts as he celebrated his first...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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