He managed to get an eleventh-place finish and a tenth-place qualifying effort at Michigan, along with a ninth-place qualifying effort at Texas. [21] Lithgow collaborated with Elliott on other projects, such as the children's album, Singin' in the Bathtub, on which Elliott was conductor, orchestrator and performer. Following his championship season, Elliott broke his wrist in a crash during testing at Daytona and required relief by Jody Ridley during several races in the first part of the 1989 season. He ... Elliott instead drove the No. [13] Elliott was booked on sessions to record with artists including Stevie Nicks, Donna Summer, America, Robbie Dupree, and Smokey Robinson. [2] Later, he obtained jobs arranging music for Disney Studios, including video sequels to Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King. Elliott signed to drive the #21 for Wood Brothers Racing for at least two events for 2007, in part due to his championship provisional, which guaranteed starting the race.

In 2005, Elliott continued his part-time driving duties which included driving the #39 Coors Dodge Charger for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Budweiser Shootout and the #91 Evernham Dodge in several events. Elliott in the Wood Brothers car in 2007 . The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Bill Elliott over time since January 1st 2013. Elliott won once in the Pepsi 400 and won two poles and finished eleventh in the championship standings during his last season with Melling. His first race for the team was the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte, which he qualified without needing one of his six provisionals. Elliott sold his team to Ray Evernham in 2000 and began driving the #9 Dodge Dealers / UAW Dodge Intrepid the following year. Bill Elliott returned to the #21 to try to get the car back into the Top 35 points at Lowes Motor Speedway. He tried racing his way into the show through the Gatorade 150 on February 14 but did not get the finish that he needed. I learned arranging on the fly, just trying it out.

BILL ELLIOTT. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends. The film was Dick Tracy starring Warren Beatty, and it needed a 1930s swing-type tune. [7], In his 30s, punk rock and new wave music was coming in style, but Elliott could not imagine himself playing that type of music. In 2005, the Georgia State Legislature declared October 8 as Bill Elliott Day in the state of Georgia. In essence, he was now being asked to write new music that sounded like old music. Kulwicki led one more lap (103 vs 102) than Elliott. [1] He said, "...it's more than just taking the notes and assigning them to an instrument. He was hardly an academic, yet Elliott had the real-world experience that suited the job perfectly, and he accepted the offer and began teaching at Berklee in 2004.