NASCAR star Chase Elliot out indefinitely after tibia surgical procedure

Chase Elliott is out indefinitely after present process a profitable three-hour surgical procedure to restore a fractured tibia, Hendrick Motorsports common supervisor Jeff Andrews mentioned Saturday.

Josh Berry will substitute Chase Elliott at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Elliott injured his left leg Friday whereas snowboarding in Colorado. Josh Berry will drive the No. 9 Chevrolet rather than Elliott in Sunday’s Cup race in Las Vegas.

Andrews mentioned the method has begun to achieve a waiver from NASCAR for Elliott to be eligible for this yr’s playoffs. Waivers have been granted to different drivers for numerous circumstances.

Reporting by The Associated Press.

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