Chasing Excellence

His name says it all. The first name "Chase" suggests a man on the move, and this young racer of which I speak is definitely that. The last name "Elliott" is synonymous NASCAR excellence, one bearing the name won 44 races, the 1988 NASCAR Winston (now Sprint) Cup championship, and was a 16 time Most Popular Driver. His name packs a lot of meaning, and considering what he's accomplished already, 18-year old high school senior Chase Elliott is bearing up to it just fine. The NASCAR Nation ...

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The Marriage Of A NASCAR Hatfield & A NASCAR McCoy

Has Hell frozen over? If we could go back in time a la Marty McFly to the 80s to tell NASCAR fans back in the day that an Elliott would be racing for an Earnhardt, what do you think their reaction would have been? More than likely that fan would have said that a certain region south of us had gone Arctic. Hmm, perhaps Beelzebub is sporting a new pair of long johns. Chase Elloitt- son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott- has aligned himself with the progeny of one of "Million Dollar Bill's" chi ...

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DANICA FINALLY RACES

Putting all the hype aside, Danica Patrick climbed into her No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet on Saturday afternoon and made her stock car debut at Daytona International Speedway. Running the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 ARCA Series event, Patrick got firsthand experience running in the draft and banging fenders at over 190 mph. Starting 12th, Patrick took her time getting used to the difficulties of racing in the draft. She was aggressive at times, communicated well with crew chief Tony Eury Jr., saved a ...

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PATRICK TO DRIVE NO. 7 CAR FOR JR MOTORSPORTS IN NATIONWIDE SERIES

Danica Patrick is coming to NASCAR. On Tuesday Patrick said that she will race the No. 7 car for JR Motorsports part-time next season in the Nationwide Series. At a press conference that was streamed live to the Internet, Patrick made the announcement alongside JR Motorsports co-owner Kelley Earnhardt and Bob Parsons, CEO of GoDaddy.com, which will be her primary sponsor. Tony Eury Jr. will be Patrick's crew chief. And now we'll never have to write about Danica Patrick ever again. Other detai ...

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DANICA CLOSES NASCAR DEAL

This time it's happening. Probably. One month after an ESPN report that Danica Patrick to NASCAR was all but a done deal, which was followed by Rick Hendrick saying no deal was in place, the Associated Press now reports, "A person familiar with the plan says Danica Patrick has reached a deal to enter NASCAR with JR Motorsports." Patrick is expected to announce a partial Nationwide Series schedule at a Tuesday news conference in Phoenix. This better happen, or Charlotte Observer reporte ...

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