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Chase Elliott starting at rear of field for Duck Commander 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 - Qualifying

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - APRIL 08: Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, races during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Jonathan Ferrey

Chase Elliott, who qualified fourth for the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, will drop to the rear of the field prior to the start of Saturday night’s race.

A transmission change on Elliott’s No. 24 Chevrolet is the cause for his move to the back. Elliott is the only driver being sent to the rear.

Elliott enters Saturday night’s race 16th in the point standings.

The Hendrick Motorsports driver has one win at Texas in the Xfinity Series.

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