Stenhouse, Newman Could Steal Win Saturday Night In Bristol

The annual summer night race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway always provides fireworks on and off the track. Well, how about fireworks in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff standings as well? It’s no secret, the “Big 3” have stolen most of the headlines so far this season. Out of the 23 races run, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick have combined to win 17 of them. If you take out the three restrictor plate races so far, they’re 17-for-20. Only Clint Bowyer (Martinsville, Michigan) and…

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Bowman, Nationwide Ink Extensions Through 2020 With Hendrick Motorsports

Nationwide has extended its relationship with 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports with a new two-year agreement that will increase its majority sponsorship of Alex Bowman and the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team to 20 races per season beginning in 2019. In addition, Hendrick Motorsports has signed Bowman to a one-year contract extension through 2020. The 25-year-old driver is in his first full-time season with the No. 88 team and is currently in position to earn his first career NASCAR Cup Series playoff berth.

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Playoff Bubble Key Factor To Watch Sunday In New Hampshire

Alex Bowman had a car good enough to likely finish in the top 15 in last Saturday night’s race at the Kentucky Speedway. Unfortunately, he blew a right fron tire and crashed in Turn 4 as a result. He’d finish last in 40th place due to the crash. The significance of that is that Bowman held onto the 16th and final playoff spot heading into last weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in the Bluegrass State. His crash opened the door for someone like Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to close…

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Bowman Does Just Enough To Keep Playoff Standings Advantage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Alex Bowman did what he needed to do last weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway in bringing his No. 88 Chevrolet home with a 10th place finish. The week prior, he came away with a ninth place run in Sonoma. After a 10th place run in Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at the Daytona International Speedway, Bowman is not only showing that he’s finding his stride, but he’s also showing that he’s doing just enough to keep his playoff advantage going. Heading into tonight’s race, Bowman narrowly…

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Bowman To Race For GMS Racing In 2 XFINITY Series Races Beginning This Weekend at Michigan

GMS Racing officials announced on Tuesday that NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman will fill-in for Spencer Gallagher in the No. 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as well as at Kentucky Speedway (July 13). ISM Connect, the world’s first fully-integrated network of consumer engagement technology, will serve as primary sponsor for Bowman and the No. 23 team at both Michigan and Kentucky. “I want to thank GMS Racing for letting me race the No. 23 Chevrolet this weekend in Michigan,” said Bowman. “Last…

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Elliott Earns 8th Career Runner-Up Finish, Johnson Rebounds For 2nd Straight Top 6

It was a great night for the Hendrick Motorsports camp. While they still aren’t there yet in terms of race wins, and Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway further showed that, it was still another great step in the right direction. Chase Elliott would bring his No. 9 Chevrolet home second on the .75-mile Virginia race track, for his best finish of the season. He also did so with Kenny Francis as his interim crew chief, as his normal crew chief Alan Gustafson is still serving his…

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Johnson, Bowman Shine For Hendrick Motorsports Monday at Bristol

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has definitely been labeled as a rebuilding year for Hendrick Motorsports. Gone are veterans like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne. In are three drivers aged 24 or younger. Neither of which have ever won a Cup race before. With Jimmie Johnson struggling on his end too, you can see where this was going for the HMS group. But, Monday’s weather delayed Food City 500 at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway gives the storied organization some new life. 

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Why I’m a Little Skeptical On Hendrick Motorsports This Weekend in Fontana

Statistically, the Auto Club Speedway has been kind to Hendrick Motorsports over the years. While Alex Bowman hasn’t raced on the 2-mile California track before for Hendrick, he was very good at its sister track in Michigan during the 2016 season in the race that he filled in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. William Byron is a rookie and coming off of a momentum changing race last weekend in Phoenix, a race that he led his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series laps in and finished 12th. Chase Elliott and…

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New Sponsor For Alex Bowman For 2018, 2019 and 2020

Eastman Performance Films, LLC, a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company, has joined 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of driver Alex Bowman and the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team in the premier NASCAR Cup Series through 2020. The sponsorship featuring the LLumar brand of window film and paint protection film was announced today at Eastman’s Elite Dealer Conference in San Diego. Eastman will be a primary sponsor of Bowman, 24, for one race in 2018 and two races each season in 2019 and 2020. The…

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Bowman Keeps It Conservative In 1st Duel, Other 2 Teammates Not as Lucky

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the last four years now, Hendrick Motorsports has won at least one Can Am Duel at the Daytona International Speedway during Speedweeks. They swept the twin 60 lap races in 2015, then saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. win the first duel in 2016. Last year, Chase Elliott won the first duel himself. This year, it was Elliott again, this time winning the second duel. That’s basically a three race win streak though in the opening duel in the last three years right? For the 2018 edition, they…

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