The Washington Post has validated the strong start of Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott, despite the fines he suffered at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was highlighted by a pole position for Team Penske’s Joey Logano, and a third-place start for Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney.
Elliott had been penalized for a violation of the NASCAR rulebook, yet he managed to make a strong showing in the All-Star Race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Despite the fines, Elliott was able to qualify for the pole position. His strong start was further bolstered by Team Penske’s Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney, who both put in a commendable performance.
Logano was able to secure the pole position, driving a lap of 27.822 seconds. His lap time was faster than both Elliott and Blaney, who came in at second and third respectively. Logano was ecstatic about his success, saying, “This is a great way to start the race. We had a great car and a great team. I’m very proud of everyone’s effort.”
Blaney also put in a strong performance, with a lap time of 27.872 seconds. He said, “I’m thrilled with the way we ran today. We had a great car and a great team, and it showed. I’m confident we can have a good night.”
Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott was able to put in a strong performance despite the fines he was facing. His lap time of 27.848 seconds, was only 0.026 seconds slower than Logano’s. Elliott was pleased with his strong start, stating, “It was great to be able to start on the pole. I’m grateful for the team’s hard work and dedication.”
The strong start of Elliott, Logano, and Blaney proves that despite the fines Elliott was facing, he was still able to compete at a high level. This is a testament to the technical prowess and dedication of the teams at Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske.