Chase Elliott to race Rockingham in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
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to race Rockingham in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
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MARTINSVILLE DEBUT: Chase Elliott
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the April 6 event at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
The driver of the No. 94 Aaron's Dream Machine/Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet qualified eighth and ran just outside the top 10 with an average running position of 11.176 throughout the 250-lap event.
first Truck event in sixth.
ROCKINGHAM HISTORY: Elliott
, who will line up his
No. 94 Chevrolet in this weekend's Truck event at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway, went to Victory Lane at historic track in the USAR Pro Cup Series event in May 2011.
The 17-year-old driver started sixth and led 22 laps en route to the win.
DRIVER AND CREW CHIEF: Crew chief Lance McGrew joined Elliott for his most recent start at Rockingham Speedway on Nov. 3, 2012, when the No. 94 team lined up for the K&N Pro Series East event at the one-mile oval.
qualified 15th and improved to finish 12th in the last race of the 2012 season.
is 10th among closers, with four positions gained in the last 10 percent of the Truck event at Martinsville.
NINE TRUCK STARTS: This weekend's event at Rockingham marks the second of nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts Elliott
will make this season driving the No. 94 Chevrolet.
will make his
next Truck appearance May 31 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.
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full racing schedule.
AUTOGRAPH SESSION: Elliott
will join his
fellow Truck series drivers in an autograph session with fans on Saturday from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. local time.
The autograph session is open to anyone holding a ticket for Saturday's or Sunday's races and will take place near the rocks at the track entrance.
, DRIVER, NO. 94 AARON'S DREAM MACHINE/HENDRICKCARS.COM CHEVROLET (ON RACING AT ROCKINGHAM, N.C.): "Having run a race with these guys (in the Truck series) will help going into this weekend, and I think Rockingham is going to be a lot of fun.