Chase Elliott was announced Saturday as the winner in fan voting for the final spot in the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM).
Elliott, 22, was the top vote-getter among drivers not already qualified for the main event for the third consecutive year. The balloting puts his Hendrick Motorsports No. 9 Chevrolet into the exhibition’s field as the 21st and final entry.
Elliott finished third in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Open qualifying race.
Elliott has finishes of sixth (2016) and seventh (2017) in his two previous starts in the annual invitational at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He currently ranks 15th in the Monster Energy Series driver standings.
Aric Almirola, Alex Bowman, Elliott, Matt DiBenedetto and Darrell Wallace Jr. were the five finalists in the fan vote.