Chase Elliott - Chase Elliott will be a contender at Texas. He's an elite performer at 1.5 mile tracks who is always a factor. This season at 1.5 mile tracks he's been strong. At Atlanta he finished 10th, and at Las Vegas he was a top five contender but finished 34th after wrecking. Those two strong showings should translate into a successful afternoon in the "Lone Star State." Last year at Texas, Chase Elliott started in the 30's both races but still managed to come home with a pair of top tens. Last fall . . .