Sport Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t stop calling Chase Elliott NASCAR’s ‘Young Elvis’

20:30  10 august  2018
20:30  10 august  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Dale Earnhardt Jr . thinks his former Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott looks like Elvis Presley — like a lot. The retired driver-turned-broadcaster has been calling Elliott NASCAR ’ s “ Young Elvis ” for a little while now, and since Elliott won his first NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. thinks his former Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott looks like Elvis Presley - like a lot.

The retired driver-turned-broadcaster has been calling Elliott NASCAR's "Young Elvis" for a little while now, and since Elliott won his first NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday, Earnhardt repeated the nickname, perhaps trying to make it stick in the racing community.

Regardless, Elliott thinks Junior should stop dishing out nicknames.

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Friday at Michigan International Speedway, the No. 9 Chevrolet driver said (around 2:25):

"I think he needs to retire from giving nicknames. For some reason, he's always thought I look like Elvis, and I really don't know why. I know he's got a little bit of an obsession for Elvis.

"I know he's got an Elvis room in his house, which is kind of weird. I've been in that room before, and you wake up and there's this Elvis man staring at you. So I don't know if he just has a thing for Elvis or what. I don't -whatever. I don't think he's qualified."

Something tells us this will only make Dale Jr. want to call Elliott "Young Elvis" even more.

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