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Baja Blast on the #9 at Bristol

The fans have spoken and Mountain Dew has listened. This weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, Baja Blast will return to the racetrack on Chase Elliott’s No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Elliott’s paint scheme comes ahead of the tropical lime-flavored beverage’s re-release in bottles and cans, for a limited time only, beginning April 23. It will be first time in two years that Baja Blast will be available on shelves across the nation and the second time that Elliott has piloted the Mountain Dew Baja Blast Chevy. He most recently had Baja Blast on board in April 2016 at Richmond Raceway as part of Mountain Dew’s DEWcision 2016.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Mountain Dew Baja Blast Chevrolet, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 13, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Elliott is set to make his fifth career NASCAR Cup Series start at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. In his previous four starts at the track, the 22-year-old driver has led 16 laps and collected one top-five finish and two top-10s. He averages a starting position of 7.8 and finishing position of 11.0. In Elliott’s four NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at the track, he earned one top-five finish and finished in the top 10 in all four events.

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