Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr to Team Up for a Documentary on the 2020 Champion

Published 07/30/2021, 10:35 AM EDT
BROOKLYN, MI – AUGUST 11: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, speaks with former NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Consmers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 11, 2018 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)


Recently, reports emerged that Chase Elliott will soon be the subject of a documentary. Sometime in the month of August, many fans will be able to learn more about the Dawsonville native. The documentary is titled CHASE, and will air on NBC’s streaming service Peacock.

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Over here, Chase Elliott and his parents highlight the driver’s story. Additionally, he is also expected to showcase some of his favorite spots in the city of Dawsonville.

It is also worth mentioning that NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr will take on the role of the documentary’s narrator.

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“I enjoyed having Dale down in the North Georgia/Dawsonville area,” Elliott said. “I got to show him a little bit of my day-to-day life and some of the things that I do.

“We talked a lot about racing and my career, which I really enjoyed. I’m looking forward to everyone having the chance to watch and enjoy it.”

Chase Elliott had a good talk with Dale Earnhardt Jr

The documentary is also expected to feature clips from Elliott’s racing career that spans through the years. This goes from his early racing days as a teenager to his maiden foray into the Cup Series.

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Last year, he managed to pull off a spectacular win in the season finale and clinched the 2020 Cup Series championship.

Mar 7, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott (9) during the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

However, in 2021, things have been a bit different. For the moment, Elliott has two Cup Series wins and sits in fifth place with four races left in the 2021 NASCAR regular season. The Hendrick Motorsports driver is battling with Denny Hamlin and his own teammate Kyle Larson, along with a few others.

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Without a doubt, fans will be excited when the documentary finally drops. Meanwhile, Chase Elliott will be focusing on the remainder of the season and even the Playoffs. However, he will not have things easy, as the competition is much fiercer now.

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