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NASCAR America: Chase Elliott reacts to winning second Daytona 500 pole

Chase Elliott speaks with Nate Ryan after edging out Dale Earnhardt Jr. to earn the Daytona 500 pole for the second straight year. Elliott weighs in the differences from last season and going one-two with Dale Jr.

On Sunday, Chase Elliott became the first repeat pole-sitter for the Daytona 500 in 15 years when he beat out Hendrick Motorsports’ teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Nate Ryan talked with Elliott about his second Daytona 500 pole in two years.

“I don’t think I can really take any credit for qualifying here,” Elliott said. “Especially how it dates back to (the No. 24 team’s) success. It kind of proves it has nothing to do with me, They definitely have a knack for it. I don’t know if it’s one particular thing. They just do a good job of focusing on all the little details that matter.”

The No. 24 team has been on the pole for six of the last nine restrictor-plate races, dating back to Jeff Gordon’s final Daytona 500 start in 2015. It gives the No. 24 the three-straight Daytona 500 poles.

Watch the video for the rest of Elliott’s interview.