Chase Elliott battles back to win the 2020 Championship title in the NASCAR Cup Series Season Finale 500 on Sunday at Phoenix Raceway.
The NASCAR Cup Series Championship was hosted this past Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. A long, and different season coming to an end with the championship on the line. Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, and Chase Elliott are the final four in contention. Elliott and Hamlin are still looking for their first championships with Logano and Keselowski already having one under their belts. Phoenix Raceway is a great site to host the championship, and it delivered a great race.
Chase Elliott wins at Phoenix Raceway in the Season Finale 500 to earn the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship on Sunday afternoon.
Chase Elliott won the biggest race of his life – rallying from a last-place starting position to cross the Phoenix Raceway finish line first in the Series Finale 500 – earning his first career NASCAR Cup Series championship at the age of 24 – the youngest champion in NASCAR’s premier series in 25 years.
Elliott’s Charlotte ROVAL win advances him to the NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8 Playoffs after his victory in the Bank of America ROVAL 400 on Sunday afternoon.
In only his fifth NASCAR Cup Series season, Chase Elliott is proving himself a road course master, easily besting the field Sunday at the Charlotte ROVAL and more importantly, the 24-year old continues to establish himself as a perennial championship contender.
William Byron needs one more clutch moment after mediocre results in two of three NASCAR Cup Series playoff races in the Round of 16.
The buzzer-beater basket; The go-ahead field goal as time expires; the walk-off home run; These are the clutch moments in sports that are the reason people watch and look forward to seeing.
In the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway, 22-year-old William Byron pulled off NASCAR’s version of that moment. Byron entered the race in a tight battle with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson and Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto for the final two playoff spots. In Byron’s Daytona clutch moment, he not only advances to the playoffs but he scores his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory.
Byron earns ticket to playoffs after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
With his NASCAR Cup Series Playoff hopes on the line, Hendrick Motorsports’ driver William Byron earned his first career victory Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 regular-season finale.