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Elliott’s Day Ends Early at Dover

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro NAPA Auto Parts, #18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Interstate Batteries

Chase Elliott and the NAPA AUTO PARTS team finished 39th in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway after sustaining damage while trying to avoid a wreck early in the 311-lap race. The damage was terminal and ultimately ended the No. 9 team’s day after only six laps.

Chase Elliott Dover 2 doubleheader 2020 NAPA AUTO PARTS 9 Gustafson

Elliott and the NAPA AUTO PARTS team rolled off the grid 17th after the top 20 finishers from Saturday’s race were inverted. Shortly after the green flag waved, Elliott suffered damage from a competitor checking up to avoid a multi-car accident on the front stretch.

Chase Elliott Dover 2 doubleheader 2020 NAPA AUTO PARTS 9

The NAPA team was unable to repair the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE as the issue proved to be terminal. The misfortune left Elliott and the No. 9 team with a 39th-place finish.

Start / Finish: 16 / 39
Points Earned: 1
Points Standing / Total: 7th / 809 pts.

Next Race: August 29, Firecracker 400, Daytona International Speedway
How to Watch or Listen: 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM

Chase Elliott: @ChaseElliott
Hendrick Motorsports: @TeamHendrick
No. 9 Team: @Hendrick9Team

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Founded by Rick Hendrick in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports is the winningest team in NASCAR Cup Series history. At the sport’s premier level, the organization holds the all-time records in every major statistical category, including championships (14), points-paying race victories (291) and laps led (over 77,000). Headquartered in Concord, North Carolina, the team fields four full-time entries in the NASCAR Cup Series, including the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 driven by 2020 champion Chase Elliott.

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