Chase Elliott crashes and the location remains at the Southern 500.

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Elliott lost control of his car on lap 113 of the

367-lap playoff opener at Darlington Raceway.

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After leaving the infield care facility, Elliot reported that

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he "hit the wall at Turn 2 and broke something in the right rear."

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Elliot's crew tries to fix the vehicle. The damage to Elliott's car was severe,

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despite NASCAR's announcement earlier this week that

the repair-damaged vehicle policy clock had been raised

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from six to ten minutes to assist teams in making necessary repairs.

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Elliott replied when asked what he needed to do 

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to advance to the 1st round, "Better run than today."

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