Chase Elliott Undergoes Shoulder Surgery to Address Lingering Injury

“Hendrick Motorsports confirmed the 27-year-old driver underwent an outpatient procedure Wednesday to correct a torn labrum"

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Chase Elliott Undergoes Shoulder Surgery to Address Lingering Injury
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Chase Elliott, a driver for Hendrick Motorsports, underwent shoulder surgery to solve a persistent shoulder injury. This decision was confirmed by the team through a social media statement, revealing that Elliott had problems with ongoing shoulder discomfort.

After undergoing recent MRIs and consultations, it became evident that surgery was necessary for Elliott. Prior to the procedure, he had been managing the pain, but its impact on his performance during races became noticeable.

The surgery aims to completely resolve Elliott's shoulder concerns, enabling him to make a full return to racing without limitations. Hendrick Motorsports has shown optimism regarding Elliott's recovery and eagerly anticipates his comeback to the track.


“Hendrick Motorsports confirmed the 27-year-old driver underwent an outpatient procedure Wednesday to correct a torn labrum. The team said the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion had an MRI on Monday after experiencing chronic shoulder pain in recent years.

”- Hendrick wrote.

Chase Elliott and his message

Elliott did not forget his fans who were eagerly waiting for his video message. Through social media, Chase expressed his gratitude to all those who are with him. He confirmed that he had a surgery, considering that the injury was causing huge problems for him.

He is looking forward to 2024 and the new NASCAR season in which he will have equally great ambitions.
“Hey guys, what’s up? I hope you’re enjoying the fall and the holidays approaching really quickly I just wanted to give you a quick update.

I had a little procedure on my shoulder, had an old injury that I needed to get tended to and obviously the offseason is the much better time to do that than my last surgery. So, here we are and everything is all good ready to go for 2024, certainly looking forward to the Daytona 500 coming up in February”. - Chase Elliott said in his video message.

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