Fill in the blank: Write your own 2020 recap

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The 2020 NASCAR season is officially in the books, Chase Elliott is the champion, it’s Thanksgiving week, and, well, we’ve decided to sort of phone it in for now. Won’t you help us write an end-of-year recap? Simply fill in the blanks and let your imagination run wild. Just, please, don’t do too good of a job so our editors won’t replace us.

Let me tell you what the 2020 NASCAR season was like as a fan of
Man, what a

it was! The season started out with a Daytona 500 that could be described as nothing short of

– and that was just a sign of things to come.

could have predicted how the pandemic would

the NASCAR season in the spring – but, of course, being the fan of the driver I am, switching to iRacing for a few months made me feel totally
The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series was
but there’s nothing quite as

as the real thing! When NASCAR returned to the track in May, I felt more

than ever.

NASCAR’s return to the track was

for my driver, especially when
The best part of the season, though, was when

– though,

had me
, too.

The 2020 season meant we said goodbye to Jimmie Johnson, a driver I’ve always
especially for
I wish I could

like Jimmie! We also said goodbye to Clint Bowyer, who’s probably going to

in the FOX broadcast booth next year.

And, of course, we can’t talk about the 2020 season without talking about
That’s something that made me feel so
There’s certainly a

future ahead. I just hope my driver can


we’re crowning a new NASCAR champion in Chase Elliott. Even though people give him a hard time for
you have to admit he’s

Maybe that’s why he’s
Whenever that si-reen sounds in the Dawsonville Pool Room, I’m filled with

Anyway, I can’t wait for

next year! Even as a

fan, I think

is the driver to beat next year – as long as

doesn’t get in the way. At the end of the day, though, I think everybody can agree