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Stock Car Scoop: Will Chase Elliott Make the Playoffs?

After a rain-delayed NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway concluded with a duel to the checkered flag between Chris Buescher and Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the No. 17 claimed his second straight win and fourth of his career as RFK Racing continues to put together solid results.

Adam Cheek and Wyatt Watson break down Buescher’s victory, whether they think Chase Elliott will make the playoffs after another disastrous week and more.

See also
Winning Is Chase Elliott’s 'Only Option' After Crash at Michigan

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About the author

Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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Deacon Blues

Awesome Scoop, as always – thanks, Adam and Wyatt! A phenomenal, old-school-racing (I mean the latter in the best way) finish by Buescher and Truex, a reminder of what great racing can be!

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