Chase Elliott, born on November 28, 1995, is an American professional race car driver competing in the NASCAR cup series. He is a full-time racer. He is the youngest to win the 2014 nationwide NASCAR series. He drives a Chevrolet Camaro No. 9 in the NASCAR series for Hendrick Motosport and No. 7 for Spire Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He started racing full-time in 2016 and was named the NASCAR Sprint Series Rookie of the Year. He has a total of 14 career wins in the series. Join us as we celebrate this racer on his special day.
William “Chase” Elliott II, born on November 28, 1995, is a professional American race car driver competing in the NASCAR Cup Series. He is the son of Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Series champion. They are only one of three father-son champions of the NASCAR Cup Series.
On July 13, 2009, Elliott was featured as a potential star by ‘Sports Illustrated.’ He won 12 of 40 races over a year in 2010. In late 2011, he won the Snowball Derby. In February 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Hendrick Motorsports and in 2012 won the K&N Pro Sport. Elliott is also the youngest winner in ARCA superspeedway history, which he won on June 8, 2013. He won America’s four largest short track races in 2013. ARCA allows young drivers to race to gain experience before joining NASCAR. He was announced to compete in the NASCAR World Truck Series in 2013 for Hendrick Motorsports. This would be his first win at the NASCAR pole position to become the youngest pole-sitter in truck history. In 2016, he joined the Sprint Cup Series and won the 2016 Rookie of the Year. He is the youngest Daytona 500 pole-sitter in history, having won the pole on his debut. He opened the 2017 season by winning the Daytona 500 again and he still won his first Can-Am Duel race. In October, he had a chance to win but could not pass Ryan Newman. At Martinsville, he lost a chance to win when he was hit from behind while leading the race. He later got an apology through Twitter. In 2018, he won his second Can-Am Duel to qualify for the Daytona 500. In the same year, Hendrick Motorsports switched his car number from 24 to 9, which his father used for most of his career. On October 7, he got his second victory and qualified for the playoffs. He was eliminated because of a crash in the eighth round and finished the season sixth. In 2019, he qualified 18th for Daytona but got caught in a wreck and finished 17th. At Talladega, he had his first win of the season. He failed to qualify for the championship after crashing and finishing 39th. In July 2020, he won the all-star race after winning the first two stages and dominating the last stage. At 24, he won the championship, becoming the second-youngest driver to do so. For the fourth year in a row, he won the most popular driver in 2021.
Elliott has voiced a character on Nickelodeon’s “Blaze and the Monster Machines” as well as making an appearance on television like “The Dude Perfect Show.” A documentary was made with him as the main subject that takes a deep look into his career. He was also a Fox NASCAR analyst for the Xfinity Series race.
Elliott signs a three-year contract with Hendrick Motorsports driving car number 24.
Elliott races and becomes the youngest pole-sitter in truck history in NASCAR.
Elliott makes a double win by winning both the Daytona 500 and the Can-Am Duel in the same season.
Elliott wins two stages and dominates the third to become the NASCAR All-Star race winner at Bristol.
Elliott extends his contract with Hendrick Motorsports for another five years.
Why We Love Chase Elliott
He loves racing
Elliott has loved racing ever since he was a young child. He keeps proving this passion over and over by winning at the sport!
He is an achiever
Elliott has won several series at a pretty young age. He has been the youngest to win at some of them.
He followed his father's footsteps
Just like his father, Elliott has won the NASCAR series. He is one of the three sons of NASCAR racers to do so.
5 Surprising Facts
He was voted the most popular
Elliott has been voted the most popular racer in NASCAR for four years in a row.
He started racing early
Elliott started racing go-carts at eight years old.
He likes other sports
Elliott likes other sports as well and enjoys snowboarding in his free time.
He raced without a license
Elliott raced in the K&N series before he had a driving license, with powerful cars exactly like those in NASCAR.
Elliott can fly!
Elliott flies himself to races when he can in a Beechcraft Baron plane.
Chase Elliott FAQs
Who is Elliot dating?
His online activity shows that the racer is dating Kaylle Green whose dad is also part of the NASCAR fraternity.
What car does Elliot drive
Elliot drives the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
What is his favorite food?
He likes chicken parmesan and Honey Nut Loops.
Chase Elliott’s birthday dates