Dillon chasing Nationwide leader Elliott

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GRIMES, Iowa (AP) Chase Elliott's brilliant start in the NASCAR Nationwide series has overshadowed the steady if unspectacular debut of fellow rookie Ty Dillon.

Dillon believes he's finally ready to push Elliott in the standings.

Dillon scored his first top-five finish in 18 races last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Dillon, driving the No. 3 car his brother Austin piloted to the Nationwide title last season, is 30 points behind Elliott heading into this weekend's race in Indianapolis.


Rookie Chase Elliott nabs third win of the season at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. – Third time's a charm. But so was the first and the second.

Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. (MORE)


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Nationwide Leaders: Points
1 C.Elliott 646 3
2 R.Smith 639 1
3 E.Sadler 638 1
4 T.Dillon 616 0
5 B.Scott 599 0
6 T.Bayne 596 0
7 B.Gaughan 526 1
8 C.Buescher 523 0
9 J.Buescher 492 0
10 R.Reed 485 0
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