Chase Elliott, GMS Racing, Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR, Truck Collection (Photograph by Chris Graythen/Getty Photographs)
Chase Elliott has revealed the place the NASCAR Truck Collection bounty cash goes after defeating Kyle Busch at Charlotte Motor Speedway final week.
After Kyle Busch gained his seventh consecutive NASCAR Truck Collection race relationship again to July of 2018 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, February 21, Kevin Harvick and Marcus Lemonis every positioned a $50,000 bounty on him for any full-time Cup Collection driver who might beat him in a Truck Collection race.
The Truck Collection ended up not returning to motion for greater than three months as a result of coronavirus pandemic, however when it did, Chase Elliott was able to problem the two-time Cup Collection champion within the first of his 4 remaining Truck Collection begins this season.
And within the first official bounty race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Elliott was victorious behind the wheel of his #24 GMS Racing Chevrolet. Busch drove his #51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to a runner-up end, his first in over two years.
Consequently, Elliott claimed the $100,000 bounty.
As a result of circumstances that COVID-19 has offered, that cash was to go to charity. Now Elliott has revealed the place that cash goes. $50,000 is ready to go to Feed the Kids’s COVID-19 response whereas $25,000 is ready to go to the Pink Cross.
The opposite $25,000 is ready to go to the Bundle of Pleasure Fund, which was began by Kyle and his spouse Samantha to assist who cope with infertility points. Had no one been in a position to declare the bounty, Busch would have secured that $100,000 for this charity, and he made be aware of his excessive disappointment that he couldn’t declare it after Elliott beat him.
Elliott gave main credit score to Harvick and Lemonis for making it potential.
Y’all ought to undoubtedly acknowledge this wouldn’t have occurred or been any enjoyable with out KH tweeting what he did… so because of him for making all of it occur and Marcus for including to the enjoyable. Trying ahead to the truck race once more tomorrow within the @Hooters truck!
— Chase Elliott (@chaseelliott) June 5, 2020
And, after all, his donation to Busch exhibits simply how vital Busch was all through the entire course of as properly.
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Elliott is ready to compete towards Busch as soon as once more within the Truck Collection race at Atlanta Motor Speedway tomorrow afternoon, though the bounty is off the desk. Fox Sports activities 1 is ready to broadcast the Vet Tix Tenting World 200 reside starting at 1:00 p.m. ET.