Chase Elliott’s Massive Playoff Roadblock, Bubba Wallace, Eyes Critical Michigan Redemption

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Rick Hendrick's team made a significant error during a race at Watkins Glen International, leading to a disappointing outcome for Chase Elliott.

The Unforgettable Error

Chase Elliott, a star of Hendrick Motorsports, was expected to perform well at Watkins Glen International. However, an error from Rick Hendrick's team led to an unfortunate turn of events. Despite the pressure, Elliott entered the race aiming for a win to secure his place in the playoffs.

The Consequences


Elliott started the race in the 15th position and managed to climb up during the first two stages. However, in Stage 3, he ran out of fuel on the 55th lap of the race due to a miscalculation by his team. This incident dealt a major blow to his playoff aspirations.

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Mixed Results for Hendrick Motorsports

Despite Elliott's setback, Hendrick Motorsports had some reasons to celebrate. William Byron registered his fifth win of the 2023 season at Watkins Glen International. This victory was particularly significant as it marked Byron's first road course win.

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