Tag Archive: Clint Bowyer

Sep 01

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup clinch scenarios for Richmond

Fourteen Chase spots are now taken

Chase-logo With his win at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Kasey Kahne became the 13th winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season – and the 13th member of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Bowyer, Biffle, Larson On Chase Hot Seats With Two To Go

NASCAR logo Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson are playing a high stakes musical chairs game of sorts. At the moment, Bowyer and Biffle sit in the final two seats to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with Larson standing on the outside looking in at 17th on the current Chase Grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

VP Racing to present Vermont Governor’s Cup

Will include NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer from Emporia, Kansas

Thunder Road Officials with the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and Thunder Road Speedbowl today announced VP Small Engine Fuel will be the presenting sponsor of the 35th running of the Vermont Governor’s Cup 150. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

NASCAR star Clint Bowyer returning to Governor’s Cup

Bowyer will be driving for the same team as one year ago

NASCAR Star Clint Bowyer signs autographs for fans at last year’s VT Governor’s Cup 150 at Thunder Road Thunder Road International Speedbowl announced today that NASCAR Sprint Cup star Clint Bowyer from Emporia, Kansas has asked to return for another shot at the famous high banks of Thunder Road.

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Jul 08

Clint Bowyer prepares for Challengers in Thunder Road Gov. Cup

This Thursday night’s 150 lap battle for the Vermont Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup

Clint BowyerRace driver Clint Bowyer, whose next event is Thursday night at Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road, was part of a last lap charge this past weekend to win the Daytona 400. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Thunder Road to host NASCAR star

Clint Bowyer to Race in VT Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup

Clint Bowyer- © Tom Pennington Getty Images for NASCARThunder Road officials announced this morning that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer will be participating in the Vermont Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup at Barre VT’s Thunder Road on Thursday, July 11. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. headline Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award battle

22 companies to participate in 2013 NASCAR National Series Contingency Awards Program

NASCAR - Danica PatrickNASCAR logoAs teams make final preparations to start the 2013 race season, NASCAR announced the lineup of 2013 Contingency Program sponsors for all three national series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Sprint: Bowyer’s spin, cut tire helps him win at Richmond

Nationwide:  Harvick hammers home win 

The Chase 2012 - photo © Todd Warshaw -Getty Images2008-09-05_025Clint Bowyer wasn’t angry at the driver who spun him Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. He was thankful.  “Thank you, Juan Pablo!” the Michael Waltrip Racing driver boomed from Victory Lane. “If you’re still here, thank you Juan Pablo!” Assuming the lead on a late restart in Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway, Kevin Harvick ended a 30-race NASCAR Nationwide Series drought dating to the fall race at Richmond in 2010.

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Jul 15

Kahne takes advantage of Hamlin miscue to win at Loudon

Second victory inches No. 9 closer to Chase berth; JGR left scratching head

Kasey Khane 2012-03-08NHMS LogoKasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

NASCAR’s ‘silly season’ takes crazy to higher level

Active offseason produces staggering 34 personnel moves across three series
 
NASCAR logo2011-02-20_0428Eleven years ago, the NASCAR race team then known as Roush Racing made an announcement of a sponsor change on its flagship No. 6 car. Valvoline was leaving, and the Roush organization had struck a megabucks deal with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to advertise a certain little blue pill on the hood of its vehicle beginning the following season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Crew chiefs staying with driver a thing of the past

Just three current pairings have been together for more than 100 races

Tony Stewart - Darian GrubbNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesJake Elder got the nickname “Suitcase” for the sheer number of jobs he held during his tenure as a NASCAR crew chief. In an era when drivers and crew chiefs stayed together season after season, Elder’s lengthy and varied resume was considered unusual. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

McDowell paces practice in Martinsville (+result)

Johnson tops Chasers in only M’ville session; Edwards, Kenseth among slowest

Michael McDowell  2011-10-29NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesTalk about a day of rarities Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. The sun finally came out from behind the clouds. Michael McDowell was quickest in Happy Hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Martin leads strong Hendrick effort in ‘Dega quals (+grid)

 Mark Martin paced four Hendrick cars in the top six starting spots

2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipMark Martin 2011-10-22If Sunday’s Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway goes the same way Saturday’s qualifying session did, Rick Hendrick should have an excellent chance to pick up his 200th Sprint Cup victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Gordon anticipates a Kansas breakthrough

Chicagoland finish put No. 24 in hole they expect to get out of this weekend

Jeff Gordon 2011-07-27Kansas SpeedwayJeff Gordon’s won twice at Kansas Speedway, but that was nine years ago. But his recent record, including five consecutive top-five finishes, has him barely able to wait for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

NASCAR Truck Series – Charlotte – Race results

Victory for Kyle , Kimi Raikkonen was 15th on his début

Kyle Bush Charlotte VictoryKimi Raikkonen Toyota TruckKyle Busch recovered from an early spin to time his charge to the front to perfect, taking the lead from Clint Bowyer with six laps to go. Kimi Raikkonen was 15th on his début. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Regan Smith finally finds his breakthrough at Darlington (+result)

It was a career-making moment for a driver with a stellar reputation as a qualifier

Regan Smith Darlington donutsNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards got to know Regan Smith in late 2002, when the future Sprint Cup star was driving a Truck Series entry for Mike Mittler, an owner from his home state of Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Busch springs to another victory at Richmond (+result)

 Just as surely as the azaleas bloom at Augusta National

Kyle Bush victoire RichmondNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKyle Busch celebrates his birthday with a victory at Richmond International Raceway.  That has been the case for three years, at least, after Busch, who will turn 26 on Monday, won Saturday night’s Crown Royal Presents 400 at the .75-mile track. The victory was Busch’s second in the Sprint Cup Series this season and the 21st of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Johnson nips Bowyer at the line, wins at Talladega (+result)

With a push from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Jimmy Johnson checkered flag TalladegaJimmi Johnson finish TalladegaAt the end of 188 laps and 500 miles, Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 by inches, tying a record with his razor-thin .002-second margin of victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Kenseth snaps long drought in easy Texas victory (+result)

After a 76-race absence from Victory Lane

Matt Kenseth podium TexasMatt Kenseth burn TexasMatt Kenseth needed a quick refresher course. “Show me where to park this thing,” Kenseth radioed to crew chief Jimmy Fennig after beating race runner-up Clint Bowyer to the checkered flag by a whopping 8.315 seconds in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. “It’s been a while.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Ragan scores first Cup pole with top lap at Texas (+result)

David Ragan finally fulfilled the potential he showed in practice

David Ragan Texas Samsung Mobile 500 pole2011-02-19_0344Ragan blistered Texas Motor Speedway with a lap at 189.820 mph (28.448 seconds) Friday to win the first Coors Light Pole award of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Last-lap pass gives Harvick win at Fontana (+result)

Kevin Harvick won Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway

Kevin Harvick Fontana winNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesHarvick, who restarted fifth with nine laps remaining, surged to the front on the final two laps, passing Kyle Busch and Johnson in the process. The victory was Harvick’s first of the season and the 15th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Kyle Busch holds off Bowyer for truck victory at PIR (+result & photos)

Bush becomes the fastest driver in NASCAR to win 25 races in a single series

Kyle Busch Burn Phoenix2011-02-18_0661After taking the lead under caution on Lap 44 of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, Kyle Busch led the final 107 laps to post his second win at the 1-mile track and his 25th in the Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Sticky: Tony Stewart wins the Drive4COPD 300 in Daytona (+result & photos)

Canadian JR Fitzpatrick did not last long

2011-02-19_10192011-02-19_1017Tony Stewart is the winner of the race by a slim margin of 0.007 second ahead of Clint Bowyer who started from pole position in the 120 laps Nationwide Series race this afternoon at the Daytona International Speedway.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 19

The Nationwide Series race is set to start in Daytona…(+grid & photos)

Clint Bowyer has won the pole for the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway

Clint Bowyer-Childress-TW2011-02-19_0177Bowyer’s lap of 180.821 mph in Friday’s qualifying session knocked Landon Cassill off the front starting spot, moments after he had knocked Danica Patrick from the top position.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 18

Fitzpatrick qualifies 42nd for NASCAR Nationwide Series start (+result)

Canadian ready to showcase draft pace at Daytona

J.R. Fitzpatrick  Daytona 27JR FitzpatrickCanadian J.R. Fitzpatrick will line up 42nd on the grid for Saturday’s ‘DRIVE4COPD 300’, Round 1 of the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series, after Friday afternoon’s 45-car qualifying session at the Daytona International Speedway, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of your Totino’s Pizza Box?

Driver Clint Bowyer, Kroger and Totino’s team up for Augmented-Reality Racing Video Game 

Clint Bowyer-Talladega-NASCAR-10-2010Clint Bowyer 19-09-2010That’s right – thousands of Totino’s Pizza Boxes will become virtual steering wheels as part of Totino’s Get Behind the Wheel augmented-reality racing video game starring Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer. Read the rest of this entry »

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