Chase Rice Celebrates Chase Elliott’s Ally 400 Win In Victory Lane at Nashville Superspeedway

Chase Rice was one of several country stars who attended the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series at Nashville Superspeedway on…


Lauren Jo Black

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June 27, 2022


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Chase Rice, Chase Elliott; Photo Courtesy Chase Rice

Chase Rice was one of several country stars who attended the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday. 

The “If I Were Rock & Roll” singer was on hand to cheer on his friend Chase Elliott and even stuck around through both rain delays to celebrate Elliott’s big win in Victory Lane. 

Rice attended the game alongside his four-legged friend, Jack, who sported a special “NASHCAR” shirt in honor of the big race. 

“Jacks first nascar race🤘🏼🐶,” Rice captioned a photo of himself with his pup. 

The country hitmaker is no stranger to NASCAR. Before making it big in Nashville, Rice was a pit crew member for Hendrick Motorsports. During his time on the pit crew, Rice worked for drivers Ryan Newman and Jimmie Johnson.

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Chase Rice has been touring extensively and is preparing to hit the road with Jason Aldean on  Rock N’ Roll Cowboy Tour later this year. 

During recent shows, Rice has been debuting new music, including the track “Key West and Colorado,” a song he co-wrote with Brian Kelley. 

Dubbed “NASHCAR,” the Ally 400 took place at the Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday, June 26. The event brought out a plethora of country music artists, including, Kane Brown, who served as the Grand Marshal, as well as Brothers Osborne, who headlined the pre-race concert, and Reyna Roberts, who sang the National Anthem.

Morgan Wallen, Tyler Braden, Chase Rice, Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox, Julia Cole, Peytan Porter, Shelby Darrall, Charles Esten, Halle Kearns, Mason Ramsey, and more were also in attendance. 

Dolly Parton and Keith Urban also partook in the festivities virtually. 

Chase Elliott took the checkered flag in the NASCAR Cup Series Ally 400.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.