Chase Elliott Rides Momentum to Victory at Charlotte

Chase Elliott rides momentum to victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Alsco 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA – MAY 28: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 28, 2020 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Chase Elliott rides momentum to victory in the Alsco 500 at Charlotte, his seventh win in 157 Cup Series races.

After a long four hundred lap Coca Cola 600, the NASCAR Cup Series returned to Charlotte Motor Speedway for a short five-hundred-kilometer race. This race was only 208 laps, and for everyone in the field, it felt like a shootout.

The First Stage

William Byron held the pole starting position and led the field down into turn one. Byron held off Matt DiBenedetto for the race lead and continued to lead up until the competition caution on lap 20. Most of the leaders made their way onto pit road for early adjustments, but, multiple drivers stayed out on the track to gain track position.

Joey Logano was one of the drivers staying out, and it paid off for him with a quick pass on the restart to gain the lead. Joey Logano had no other challenges in his way and was able to sail smoothly to a stage one victory.

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Finally, Fortune Favors Chase Elliott in NASCAR Cup Series Win at Charlotte

Finally, Fortune Favors Chase Elliott in the NASCAR Cup Series Alsco 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA – MAY 28: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 28, 2020 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fortune Favors Chase Elliott at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Alsco 500

Lightning struck near Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night. Bad luck didn’t, where Chase Elliott was concerned.

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Hard Rain Postpones NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series Races at Charlotte

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CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA – MAY 24: Cars sit covered on pit road during a rain delay during the NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2020, in Concord, North Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Hard rain forced the postponement of Wednesday night’s Alsco Uniforms 500 NASCAR Cup Series race until Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The rain, as described by FOX Sports broadcaster Mike Joy is ‘the party guest that will not leave.’

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