BILL ELLIOTT RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 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

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

Elliott with plenty to learn in NASCAR rise

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer Chase Elliott was known in racing long before his first race, the little kid hanging around the race track with his champion father. Elliott's made his own name for quickly winning races - and ticking off other teams in the process. The 18-year-old Elliott has had a string of incidents in just two years that has seen him tangling...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Elliott, Kwasniewski gain NASCAR speedway approval

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 Associated Press
February 16, 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 to run for Nationwide title with JR Motorsports, NAPA

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...
Via Associated Press
January 06, 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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