GMS Racing announces 62-year-old Bill Elliott will return to Xfinity Series at Road America

Bill Elliott
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NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, the father of current driver Chase Elliott, is making his return to racing.

GMS Racing announced Saturday the 62-year-old Elliott will make an appearance at the NASCAR Xfinity Series Road America on Aug. 25.

Elliott has not run a race since 2012, but was elected into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2015.

He won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver Award a record 16 times and was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2007. 

In 37 years of racing he won 44 races and 55 poles in 828 career events.