“Haters crying,” NASCAR Twitter reacts to Chase Elliott winning the 2022 Regular Season Championship

“Haters crying,” NASCAR Twitter reacts to Chase Elliott winning the 2022 Regular Season Championship

Chase Elliott

Hendrick Motorsports had one of the best days at the track in the 2022 season as the result on and off the track has been huge positives for the team. Kyle Larson, the No:5 HMS Camaro ZL1 driver, and the defending cup champion has secured his second win of the season which was his second win this race weekend at the track as he also won the Xfinity Series race on Saturday.

But the main man of the day for HMS will be without any doubt Chase Elliott, the No:9 driver who missed out on a fifth win of the season as his dominant run throughout the rain delayed race came to a halt when he was muscled off for the lead by teammate Kyle Larson. Chase Elliott though has more to be happy about than feeling worse about his miss as he has won the Regular season Championship.

Chase Elliott who has been the definition of consistency this season, though took some time to get his first win of the season didn’t look back once he secured a win at the “Monster Mile”.  since then Elliott has secured 3 more wins and amassed a total of 922 Championship points with the help of 13 Top 10 finishes he earned.  

Chase Elliott has a 134 points lead over Kyle Larson who sits second in the championship table while the Team Penske duo of Ryan Blaney, who is yet to secure a win this season, and Joey Logano sitting in P3 and P4 respectively. Ross Chastain caps the top 5 as the once major contender for the regular season championship and missed out on some good finishes in the last half of the season costing him the win.  

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How NASCAR Twitter reacted to Chase Elliott’s regular season championship win

Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott wins Atlanta Cup Race

NASCAR Twitter had a mixed reaction towards the win of Chase Elliott as while some fans appreciated the achievement by the 2020 champion some weren’t that convinced about his chances in the post-season. There were also trolls and some unwanted criticism, coming the way of Elliott from the NASCAR fans.

Can Chase Elliott convert this win into a cup championship win for the second time in his career?

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