CONCORD, N.C. -- Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott, who makes the jump to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next season, will unveil his 2016 No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS paint scheme on "NASCAR RACE HUB" on FS1 this Monday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. ET. The anticipated reveal is being simulcast in New York City’s Times Square on the giant FOX video screen.
Elliott, 19, the defending NASCAR XFINITY Series champion and NASCAR’s youngest-ever national series champion, will pull the cover off the car he is set to pilot in 24 Sprint Cup races next season, including the Feb. 21 Daytona 500, live on FOX, as part of NAPA AUTO PARTS’ majority sponsorship of the rookie-of-the-year contender.
The Dawsonville, Georgia, native, who will sit down with co-hosts Adam Alexander and Danielle Trotta on the “Hub,” competed in five points-paying Sprint Cup events this season in addition to the Sprint Showdown prior to the Sprint All-Star Race to prepare for his first full series campaign with Hendrick Motorsports. He finished inside the top-18 in three of his five points races.
His No. 24 Chevrolet SS team will be led by crew chief Alan Gustafson, who has earned 19 wins, 21 pole positions, 101 top-five finishes and 180 top-10s at the elite Cup level.
HendrickMotorsports.com will have full coverage of the 2016 No. 24 Chevy SS unveil on Monday.