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Mark Long

Elliott being tabbed to follow dad's path

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Chase Elliott won a popularity contest before he even won a Cup Series race.

Elliott was the overwhelming favourite to be crowned the sport's next most popular driver.

Although the actual award will be handed out in nine months, fellow NASCAR drivers polled at Daytona 500 media day yesterday expect Elliott to be a slam-dunk winner.