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History in the making: Watch Chase Elliott’s 1st official lap in #24

NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford EcoBoost 300

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 21: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, sits in his car on the grid during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

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Todd Parrott not only comes from a great racing family, but also as a veteran crew chief and team official he’s seen a lot in his lengthy racing career.

But even Parrott still gets excited about certain things in racing, especially when he’s a witness to history.

That’s what happened Monday during a Goodyear tire test at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Parrott chronicled the first official lap for Chase Elliott in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.

Check out Chase at speed as his long anticipated future has now begun as the heir apparent to Jeff Gordon in the legendary No. 24. And thanks for sharing, Todd.