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Elliott’s Day Ends Early at the Monster Mile

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Hooters Give a Hoot

Chase Elliott and the Hooters Give A Hoot team started Sunday’s race at the Monster Mile in fifth. Due to an untimely mechanical issue, the No. 9 team finished the day in 38th.

 

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Hooters Give a Hoot Crew

 

Shortly after the green flag waved at Dover International Speedway, Elliott experienced a mechanical issue that left him off the pace.

 

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Hooters Give a Hoot and Alan Gustafson

 

The Hooters team was unable to fix the issue on pit road, so they were forced to push the car to the garage for further assessment. The issue proved to be terminal as Elliott’s race ended early. The misfortune left the No. 9 team with a 38th-place finish.

 

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Hooters Give a Hoot

 

“It just quit running. It didn’t really seem like anything was off,” said Elliott. “We were just kind of making laps and then obviously had a failure. It’s an unfortunate way to start this round for sure.”

 

Start / Finish: 5 / 38
Points Earned: 1
Playoff Point Standing / Total: 11th / 3025 pts.

 

Next Race: October 13, Talladega 500, Talladega Superspeedway
How to Watch or Listen: 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90

 

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Founded by Rick Hendrick in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 258 points-paying race victories and a record 12 car owner championships in the premier NASCAR Cup Series. Headquartered in Concord, NC, the organization fields four full-time Chevrolet teams on the Cup circuit, including the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet driven by Chase Elliott.

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