#2 Lack of personality.
Even if Chase Elliott somehow manages to have the level of success that fans and the media alike have been expecting of him, it isn’t going to make up for the young stars lack of personality. While some fans might enjoy the young mans wholesomeness and ability to stay calm under pressure, it comes across to other fans as bland and uninteresting.
If NASCAR is going to have Elliott as their guy long term, he needs to develop some kind of personality and at least show a little bit of intensity on the track. Unfortunately for fans of Elliott, he seems so mild mannered and calm that it almost looks impossible for something like that to happen now or further down the line.