Latest Chase Elliott News

New Attitude Elliott? Chase prefers a practical approach

Jun. 28, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As he prepared for one of the hottest races of the NASCAR season, Chase Elliott said he would use positive thinking to convince himself it wasn't so bad. And when Elliot was frustrated with his struggling Chevrolet in the early stages at Nashville...

Column: Chase Elliott pushes to race Nashville Fairgrounds

Jun. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — To be clear, Chase Elliott will take a victory anywhere he can get one. But not long after lifting the celebratory guitar he earned for winning at Nashville Superspeedway, Elliott couldn't help but wonder if NASCAR is still at the wrong race track. ...

Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

Jun. 27, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-drenched race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday night. Elliott recovered from an early issue that dropped him deep into the field to...

Hamlin to lead field to green at hot Nashville Superspeedway

Jun. 25, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will lead the field to green at Nashville Superspeedway while debuting a heat-combating device for the first time in his career. The Sunday forecast calls for temperatures in the high 90s, which would raise the heat inside the race car closer to...

AUTO RACING: NASCAR's top 3 series heading to Nashville

Jun. 21, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Ally 400 Site: Nashville, Tennessee. Schedule: Friday, practice, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 1 p.m.; Sunday, race, 5 p.m. (NBC). Track: Nashville Superspeedway. Race...

Kyle Larson to start on pole for 5th straight year at Sonoma

Jun. 11, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson can't be beaten lately in qualifying at Sonoma Raceway, and he hopes his recent superiority leads to a similar stretch of dominance in the race. Larson will start on the pole for the fifth straight time in the NASCAR Cup Series race at his home...

Right turn lane: NASCAR Next Gen car hits Sonoma road course

Jun. 11, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series drivers are facing challenges a whole lot tougher than a right turn Sunday in their final race before the brief midseason break. They've got to figure out how to navigate Sonoma Raceway's normal elevation changes, along with the return to...

Hamlin vows to get even with Chastain after Gateway wreck

Jun. 06, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Denny Hamlin posted a clip on Twitter late Sunday that essentially mashed up his beef with Ross Chastain from earlier in the day with a scene from “Days of Thunder,” when Tom Cruise's character tells his team to change his tires after a race had ended so that he could...

Joey Logano beats Kyle Busch in overtime at Gateway

Jun. 05, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Joey Logano watched helplessly as Kyle Busch drove away from him on a late restart Sunday, seemingly ending his hopes of delivering a much-needed win for Team Penske in the NASCAR Cup Series debut at World Wide Technology Raceway. Kevin Harvick's wreck with...

New track, new test: NASCAR's top series heads to St. Louis

Jun. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Kyle Larson is willing to drive just about anything with four wheels and an engine, and his ability to jump between NASCAR's highest level and small-town late model races on dirt should come in handy this weekend. You see, Larson showed up to World Wide...