Chase Elliott

William Clyde "Chase" Elliott II (born November 28, 1995) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports, and part-time in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, driving the No. 35 Chevrolet Silverado for McAnally-Hilgemann Racing.[1] He won the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, becoming the first rookie to win a national series championship in NASCAR and the youngest champion in that series.

Chase Elliott
Elliott at Pocono Raceway in 2022
BornWilliam Clyde Elliott II
(1995-11-28) November 28, 1995 (age 27)
Dawsonville, Georgia
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight145 lb (66 kg)
Achievements2020 NASCAR Cup Series Champion
2022 NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season Champion
2014 Nationwide Series Champion
2020 NASCAR All-Star Race Winner
2011, 2015 Snowball Derby Winner
2012 World Crown 300 Winner
2010 Winchester 400 Winner
2013 All American 400 Winner
2011, 2014, 2015 SpeedFest 200 Winner
2010, 2012, 2013 Snowflake 100 Winner
2011, 2012, 2013 SpeedFest 125 Winner
2013 Master of the Pros 144 Winner (inaugural race)
2016, 2017 Daytona 500 Pole Winner
2017, 2018 Can-Am Duel Winner
Youngest Cup road course winner (22 years)
Youngest Dover International Speedway Cup race winner (22 years, 10 months, 8 days)
Youngest Kansas Speedway Cup race winner (22 years)
Youngest Darlington Raceway Xfinity race winner (18 years)
Awards2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year
2014–2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series Most Popular Driver
2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year
2018–2022 NASCAR Cup Series Most Popular Driver (5 times)
NASCAR Cup Series career
252 races run over 8 years
Car no., teamNo. 9 (Hendrick Motorsports)
2022 position4th
Best finish1st (2020)
First race2015 STP 500 (Martinsville)
Last race2022 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race (Phoenix)
First win2018 Go Bowling at The Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last win2022 YellaWood 500 (Talladega)
Wins Top tens Poles
18 137 12
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
82 races run over 6 years
Car no., teamNo. 88 (JR Motorsports)
2021 position78th
Best finish1st (2014)
First race2014 DRIVE4COPD 300 (Daytona)
Last race2021 Pennzoil 150 (Indianapolis)
First win2014 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Texas)
Last win2016 PowerShares QQQ 300 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
5 66 2
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
17 races run over 5 years
Truck no., teamNo. 35 (McAnally-Hilgemann Racing)
2021 position97th
Best finish22nd (2013)
First race2013 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Last race2022 Pinty's Truck Race on Dirt (Bristol Dirt)
First win2013 Chevrolet Silverado 250 (Canada)
Last win2020 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (Charlotte)
Wins Top tens Poles
3 14 3
ARCA Menards Series career
12 races run over 3 years
Best finish25th (2012)
First race2012 Mobile ARCA 200 (Mobile)
Last race2014 Lucas Oil 200 (Daytona)
First win2013 Pocono ARCA 200 (Pocono)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 11 1
ARCA Menards Series East career
26 races run over 2 years
Best finish4th (2012)
First race2011 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 (Greenville-Pickens)
Last race2012 Classic 3 Championship (Rockingham)
First win2012 Graham Tire 150 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 15 1
ARCA Menards Series West career
4 races run over 3 years
Best finish38th (2012), (2016)
First race2011 Casino Arizona 125 (Phoenix)
Last race2016 Chevy's Fresh Mex 200 (Sonoma)
First win2016 Chevy's Fresh Mex 200 (Sonoma)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 3 1
Statistics current as of December 30, 2021.

Elliott began racing in the Cup Series on a full-time basis in 2016, during which he was named the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year. In 2020, he won the Cup Series championship in Phoenix Arizona, the first for Hendrick Motorsports since 2016. He has 18 career wins in the Cup Series, including seven on road courses.

He is the son of 1988 Winston Cup Series champion Bill Elliott; the Elliotts are the third father-son NASCAR champions in history, along with Lee and Richard Petty and Ned and Dale Jarrett.

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