This has been a big week for the Elliott family.
Bill Elliott was announced Wednesday as the leading vote getter for the newest five-member class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which will be inducted during January.
During interviews after the announcement, Elliott said these days in NASCAR he’s simply known as “Chase’s dad.”
Chase Elliott, Bill’s 18-year-old son, leads the Nationwide Series points standings entering Saturday’s History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He haswins this season at Texas and Darlington, S.C.
The Observer recently spoke to Chase on a variety of topics.