Constant Elliott on his way to the title

If you’re a Chase Elliott fan, the past few weeks will put a huge smile on your face. He has won three of the last five NASCAR races to take a clear lead at the top of the standings.

The first 13 races of the 2022 season saw Elliott win. Finally, he successfully broke his duck in the DuraMAX Drydene 400 in May at Dover Motor Speedway. Sports are often all about making and breaking records. That was the case with that first win of the season for Elliot.

Hendrick Motorsports was enjoying its fifth win of the season, and with Elliott winning, it was the first time a team had seen all four of its drivers take wins in the first 11 races of the new season.

Elliott didn’t immediately build on this win. The next seven races saw him fail to win, but since winning the Ally 400 at the end of June, he’s been on fire. He did not have any back-to-back wins but did win the Quaker State 400 and M&M’s Fan 400 recognition on July 26.

His latest win is one that won’t be forgotten for a while. Denny Hamlin secured first and then finished first, ahead of Kyle Busch and Elliott back in third. Then came the controversy that saw Elliott rise to the top due to problems with the front fascia of the first two teams.

The winner’s promotion means Elliott has now finished in the top two in each of the last five races. It put him on top of the standings by 105 points with Ross Chastain returning for second.

His place in the playoffs starting in August looks assured, but can he go on to win the 2022 series? William Hill and other mobile bookmakers offer competitive opportunities, as some betting apps like Mr Play (for Android and iOS phones) have released special promotions to help new bettors boost their odds. No other driver is currently showing anything like the consistency that Elliott has. If he can continue that run, success will likely look to the 26-year-old.

It’s not uncharted territory for Chase. He won the Cup Series championship two years ago. Elliott just beat out Brad Kiselowski and Joey Logano. This one-stage victory was unlikely, but three wins in the last five races have won the title.

Anyone who attended the Final 500 season that year will never forget what they watched. Elliott had ample problems in two pre-race checks twice and started the race last.

The champions could resist from such adversities and he ended up leading the race for 153 laps, winning the race and becoming a champion. He may not want this year to end in such a dramatic fashion.

2021 saw Elliott again at the end of the season. However, a repeat of the win would not have been the case. However, he won one award. Elliott was named Most Popular Driver for the fourth year in a row.

He may be the leader now but there have been some problems along the way. One of them was in California where he finished 26. Teammate Kyle Larson (who won the race) called Elliott on the first turn.

Not the way you want to start any race because his car hit the wall directly. He’s put that behind him although his persistence could take him to another title.

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