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Chase Elliott to Replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 Car at End of Season

With Jeff Gordon planning to stop racing full-time after the 2015 season, someone had to take over the No. 24 car in his absence. Chase Elliott will be the one filling those very big shoes next year.  According to Jenna Fryer of The Associated Press, Elliott was tapped for the No. 24 car because of his success in the Xfinity Series:   Elliott is the reigning Xfinity Series champion, and Hendrick Motorsports had to find a Sprint Cup seat for him or risk losing the 19-year-old to another organization. Elliott will drive a second season in NASCAR's second-tier series this year with JR Motorsports. He will also make five Sprint Cup starts, debuting in March at Martinsville, in the No. 25 Chevrolet for Hendrick. Elliott spoke about t...

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