Bill Elliott

All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Wins List

Richard Petty leads the Top 30 list with 200 wins
The drivers with the most wins in NASCAR Cup Series history

The NASCAR Cup series is America’s premier racing circuit, with a rich history of larger-than-life champions and a tall-tale origin story rooted in Prohibition-era bootlegging and rum-running. But the real fuel to the sport’s popularity is the need for speed and the thrill of the all-out competition — which often runs as close to the edge as possible.

 

Chase Elliott Talks Racing, Dale Jr. and Awesome Bill

Chase Elliott is one of NASCAR’s rising stars and most popular drivers
Chase Elliott is one of NASCAR’s rising stars and most popular drivers

Chase Elliott, 22, has racing in his blood. As the son of 1988 Cup champ Bill Elliott (aka “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville”), William Clyde “Chase” Elliott II grew up around the track and got involved in the sport at an early age. At 18, Elliott won the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship to become the youngest champ in NASCAR national series history. Two years later, Chase was named 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

 

7 Greatest Moments at NASCAR's Brickyard 400

NASCAR's Greatest Finishes and Wildest Wrecks at Talladega

Chase Elliott Talks Dale Jr., Denny Hamlin and No. 9 Chevrolet

Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott is poised to be NASCAR's next superstar.
Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott is poised to be NASCAR's next superstar.

The torch has been passed, from one son of a Hall of Famer to another. With the retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Elliott is poised to assume the role of fan favorite. In two years at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup level, Elliott, the son of Hall of Famer Bill, has already built an impressive fan following. His popularity is expected only to grow as Dale Jr. fans look for a driver to latch on to.

 

NASCAR's Top 10 Atlanta Motor Speedway Moments

NASCAR's Detroit Muscle

NASCAR, Indianapolis need marquee winner to bolster slumping Brickyard 400

Storylines rule the day for NASCAR at the Brickyard. And there have been too few of late.
NASCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway need an intriguing storyline and big-name driver to carry the day at the struggling Brickyard 400.

In a decade of skyrocketing growth for the sport of NASCAR, no single event in the 1990s topped its first visit to the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 1994 Brickyard 400.

 

However, 20 years later, amid sagging attendance and television ratings and a weekend diluted with Nationwide and nondescript sports car ancillary races, the Sprint Cup Series’ annual visit is a shell of its former self.

 

NASCAR's Hall of Fame, Part 1: The Next Five

The drivers who should make up the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame class
NASCAR’s 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced last week. An all-driver quintet of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White made for a fine induction group with a natural mix of contemporary and pioneer. In this first of two posts, Athlon Sports contributor Vito Pugliese highlights the people he believes should occupy the next two classes of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

NASCAR’s 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced last week. An all-driver quintet of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White made for a fine induction group with a natural mix of contemporary and pioneer.

In this first of two posts, Athlon Sports contributor Vito Pugliese highlights the people he believes should occupy the next two classes of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

The Greatest Moments of NASCAR's All-Star Race

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