Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott
48-Year-Old Driver
Hendrick Motorsports
2018 NASCAR Cup Stats Stats
Series
NATIONWIDE
Points
0
Starts
8
Wins
0
Poles
0
Top5
2
Top10
5
Series
SPRINT
Points
2350
Starts
36
Wins
3
Poles
1
Top5
11
Top10
21
2018 Fantasy Outlook
The lack of victories is all that keeps Elliott from being higher in the pre-season driver rankings. However, he showed tremendous progress towards that first win and climbing into the top tier of drivers during the final races of 2017. Half of his 12 Top-5 finishes, incl... read more
The lack of victories is all that keeps Elliott from being higher in the pre-season driver rankings. However, he showed tremendous progress towards that first win and climbing into the top tier of drivers during the final races of 2017. Half of his 12 Top-5 finishes, including four runner-up finishes came during the 10-race Chase for the Cup. Despite being winless, the Hendrick Motorsports driver finished a stellar fifth in the final driver standings. There is tremendous upside with the driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet, and the fact that Elliott has not won in his first 77 starts in the Monster Energy Cup Series could devalue him on fantasy draft day. If you're looking for a driver in 2018 to make a quantum leap like Kyle Larson did last year, Elliott would be that guy. The breakthrough potential here is very sizeable.
Car: No. 9 Chevrolet   Crew Chief: Alan Gustafson   
Seventh at Homestead
NASCAR Cup
November 19, 2018
Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season came to a close, and Elliott led his Hendrick Motorsports to the checkered flag. After starting the day in 14th, Elliott ultimately took home an seventh-place finish, his 21st Top-10 result of the season, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.
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  1. Chase Elliott 2018 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Chase Elliott 2017 Preseason Outlook
    Although the rookie didn't win any races in 2016, Elliott was far better than most imagined with two poles, 10 Top-5 and 17 Top-10 finishes in his rookie campaign. The driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet had a couple near brushes with victory throughout his first full season of racing at NASCAR's top level, so it wasn't like Elliott was way off from winning. He'll return to an intact team, and the same crew chief in 2017 to build on what they started last season. Alan Gustafson gave this young driver some great guidance and will again get to mentor with Elliott in the crew chief-driver relationship. Although most could be wary of a sophomore slump, we really don't see this driver and team in that realm of possibility. Elliott should continue his upward trajectory in the upcoming season and challenge the 10th-place finish he posted in last year's final driver standings.
  3. Chase Elliott 2014 Preseason Outlook
    With Jeff Gordon's retirement, we'll see a new face inside the No. 24 Chevrolet of Hendrick Motorsports this season. The long-awaited debut of Bill Elliott's son is at hand. Elliott is coming off two stellar campaigns in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The 19-year-old won three races and won the championship in his rookie 2014 season. Elliott followed that up with a one-win, 27 top-10 and runner-up finish in the standings last season. He's done all he can do at that level and now he's ready to take over one of the premier rides of the Sprint Cup Series. Elliott will pair with Gordon's old crew chief, Alan Gustafson, and look to develop chemistry right away. When looking to forecast this talented youngster upcoming season, Kyle Larson's rookie 2014 season comes to mind. 6-8 top-5 finishes and 15-18 top-10s are well within the realm of possibility. Rookie of the Year honors in 2016 is a foregone conclusion.
  4. Chase Elliott 2008 Preseason Outlook
    Signed a development driver contract with Hendrick Motorsports in February 2011. Elliott will continue to race in lower racing series until he meets NASCAR's age requirements. The son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott is carving out quite a reputation in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and USAR Pro Cup Series. Elliott will turn 17 in 2013 and inch closer to a truck series or Nationwide Series driving gig.
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Seventh at Homestead
NASCAR Cup
November 19, 2018
Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season came to a close, and Elliott led his Hendrick Motorsports to the checkered flag. After starting the day in 14th, Elliott ultimately took home an seventh-place finish, his 21st Top-10 result of the season, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.
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Eliminated from Chase at Phoenix
NASCAR Cup
November 11, 2018
Elliott ran into problems in the Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway Sunday and finished 23rd.
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Sixth- Place at Texas Motor Speedway
NASCAR Cup
November 5, 2018
Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, Elliott led his teammates to the checkered flag in the second race of the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Elliott earned his second Top-10 finish of the round, crossing the finish line in sixth, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.
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Top-10 Finish in FIrst Data 500
NASCAR Cup
October 29, 2018
Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, Elliott led his teammates to the finish line in the opening race of the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Elliott took the checkered flag in seventh-place, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.
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Wins Hollywood Casino 400
NASCAR Cup
October 21, 2018
Elliott won the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway Sunday afternoon.
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