Bowyer, Fords In General Lead Cup Series Practice At Daytona on Thursday, Final Session Interrupted By Rain

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – We’re likely to a day and age where NASCAR can get away with scheduling just one long practice session on restrictor plate tracks during any given race weekend. Normally, teams take to the track for the first practice session of the weekend and if they come out unscathed, they’ll forego returning to the track for final practice. I’m not saying that necessarily would have been the case this weekend in Daytona and we weren’t going to find out though as rain fell on the high banked 2.5-mile…

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Is Clint Bowyer A Title Contender? Why I Say He Is

At this point last year, Clint Bowyer had just two top five finishes and five top 10’s. As we head into the off weekend this year, Bowyer has already reached victory lane twice to go along with eight top 10 finishes in his No. 14 Ford. 12 of his 15 starts this season have produced a top 15 result. He had 11 in 2018. So, as the top 15’s are nearly identical, he’s showing that he can run closer to the front. So, does that make him a championship contender?

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Late Pit Call Helps Bowyer Win Rain Shortened FireKeepers Casino 400 In Michigan

Clint Bowyer went 190 races without a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. But, in a weather delayed race at the Martinsville Speedway back on March 27, he finally went to victory lane. Now, 10 races later, he’s back. Bowyer, was declared the winner in Sunday’s rain marred FireKeepers Casino 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. The race was delayed several hours for rain but late in the afternoon, the race was able to start. Unfortunately, 67 laps before the scheduled distance, rain began falling again and ended the race…

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Dover Has Been Feast or Famine For Stewart-Haas Racing Drivers Lately

Depending on how you look at it, Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive For Autism (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) could be a very good thing or a very bad thing for the Stewart-Haas Racing camp. The reason why, is because the Dover International Speedway has been feast or famine for them over the last few years. Normally, you would think Kevin Harvick would be the favorite at Dover right? He finished second and first respectively at the Monster Mile in 2015. Well since? His best finish is ninth in this very…

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SHR Cars Start Richmond Race Strong, Fall Back In The End

The start of Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway looked like the winner would come from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp. While Martin Truex Jr. started from the pole and led the opening 38 laps of competition, Joey Logano and the Fords quickly struck. Logano, would lead the next 73 laps, but his main challengers would come from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp. Kurt Busch passed Logano for the lead on Lap 112 and would lead the ensuring 58 laps. Clint Bowyer would pass Busch shortly after and take…

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Stewart-Haas Racing Among Teams To Watch This Weekend in Richmond

Joe Gibbs Racing are obviously the easy favorites to win Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Rightfully so too. The top three all-time drivers as far as average finishing position goes in the history of the Richmond Raceway, are all current JGR drivers. But, Stewart-Haas Racing could give them a run for their money under the lights this weekend too. 

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Wix Filters To Sponsor Bowery In Chicagoland

When describing Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 14 Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the term “unfiltered” is often used. He is a gregarious character who is quick with a laugh and provides soundbites that generate even more laughs. But come June 30-July 1 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, Bowyer will wear a filter. WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products with more than 50 years of motorsports experience, will serve as the primary sponsor of Bowyer and his race-winning…

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Kurt Busch To Start On O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Pole Due To Rain

FORT WORTH, TX – Unfortunately, knockout qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday wasn’t much of a knockout format this evening. Lightning and rain affected the Dallas/Fort Worth area just after the opening round of the scheduled three round qualifying session had concluded. Due to that, the starting lineup for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) was set by the first round qualifying speeds. By virtue of that, Kurt Busch earned the top starting spot for Sunday’s race…

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Top 10 Surprising Drivers In NASCAR For 2018 – Good and Bad

Now that we’re heading into the annual Easter holiday break, we’ve had enough of a sample size to see who the main contenders will be for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. We’ve also seen who likely won’t be contending for the title as well. Another thing we’ve seen are drivers who are surprising us. Some are exceeding expectations, some aren’t living up to the expectations that were set forth coming into the year. Here are the 10 drivers that are either surprising us in a good way,…

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SHR Teammates Bowyer, Almriola Have Had a Love/Hate Relationship With Martinsville

After coming off of a three race west coast swing, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars head back east for a race this weekend at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway. While most drivers look forward to the trek back east, some don’t love the first race back. While Stewart-Haas Racing has enjoyed a ton of success out of the gates to the 2018 season, a couple of drivers are a little wary of Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Clint Bowyer joked ahead of this weekend’s race that…

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