Thursday, February 2, 2023

Bill Elliott Was Not on Hand to Watch Chase’s Talladega Win Because He Was Winning His Own Race

Photo Credit: Road Atlanta

Chase Elliott zoomed past the finish line to win for the fourth time in his young NASCAR career, and for the first time his mother Cindy was actually on hand to celebrate with her son. However, Chase’s father — Bill — was nowhere to be found.

It turns out that Awesome Bill was busy running a race of his own at Road Atlanta. And wouldn’t you know it, the 63-year-old Elliott won his race as well.

According to Road Atlanta, Bill Elliott won in a 2006 Dodge Charger stock car after leading every lap of his feature race.

Elliott of course won the 1988 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship and was a 54-time winner in NASCAR’s Premier Series. Quite a bit of hardware heading back to the Elliott households after this weekend.

Toby Christie
Toby Christie
Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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