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By Reid Spencer

NASCAR Wire Service


Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No need to speed up Chase Elliott’s timetable

CONCORD, N.C.—Those who are eager to promote Chase Elliott to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will have to get past Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Yes, Elliott has already won two NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. Yes, he has a realistic chance to win the Sunoco rookie-of-the-year award and the series championship in the same season.

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