Elliott’s Charlotte ROVAL Win Advances him to the Playoffs

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.
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA – OCTOBER 11: Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2020, in Concord, North Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

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.

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William Byron Needs One More Clutch Moment

Byron is in need of another clutch moment after mediocre results in two of three NASCAR Cup Series playoff races in the Round of 16.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – SEPTEMBER 12: William Byron, driver of the No. 24 Liberty University Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on September 12, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

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.

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Byron Earns Ticket to Playoffs, DiBenedetto Clinches Final Spot

Byron earns ticket to playoffs after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 29: William Byron, driver of the #24 Liberty University Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on August 29, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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.

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Elliott Holds Off Hamlin to Win First Cup Race at Daytona Road Course

Elliott holds off Hamlin to win the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 on the series' inaugural race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Elliott holds off Hamlin to win the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 on the series’ inaugural race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.

No practice, no qualifying, new course. No problem for Hendrick Motorsport’s driver Chase Elliott.

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Elliott Wins All-Star Race

Chase Elliott wins All-Star race in the NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway in a rare mid-week event on July 15th - the first All-Star event at the Tennessee track.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – JULY 15: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 UniFirst Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on July 15, 2020 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Elliott wins All-Star race in the NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway in a rare mid-week event on July 15th – the first All-Star event at the Tennessee track.

The sport’s reigning Most Popular Driver, Chase Elliott earned his first NASCAR All-Star Race win Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway – holding off the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch in the closing laps.

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