Date of birth: Nov 28, 1995
Rookie year: 2016
Chase Elliott will drive the No. 9 for Hendrick Motorsports during 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Elliott qualified for the Playoffs in 2016 and '17 after taking over the No. 24 at Hendrick Motorsports following Jeff Gordon's retirement. Elliott is a two-time Most Popular Driver winner in the Xfinity Series, where he won Sunoco Rookie of the Year and the championship in 2014. He also has five career wins in that series and two wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.