Clint Bowyer posted the fifth fastest lap in practice for the GoBowling.com 400. He topped the charts with a speed of 179.372 mph.
Clint Bowyer has seldom stumbled at Pocono during his career, but he has rarely excelled as well. In his last 12 starts on this track he has a worst finish on only 18th and an average of 11.1, but he has recorded only one top-five. That strong run came in 2009.
Clint Bowyer took advantage of a timely caution on lap 98 to lead a handful of laps in the Brickyard 400. He was unable to hang onto his track position, however, and ultimately slipped to 16th in the final rundown.
Clint Bowyer finished fourth in his inaugural attempt at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. His next three results were outside the top 10. He rebounded to finish fourth in the 2010 Brickyard 400 and then fell outside the top 10 in his next three attempts.
Clint Bowyer posted the second fastest lap in the first practice session for the Crown Royal 400 with a speed of 186.070 mph.
Along with Denny Hamlin, Clint Bowyer is one of two drivers with a current top-10 streak to his credit. He finished ninth at Daytona and sixth at New Hampshire.
Clint Bowyer is beginning to develop some momentum for the season. After failing to score a top-10 in his first five starts of 2014, he has reversed that trend to score four top-10s in his most recent five races.
Clint Bowyer quietly remained with the leaders for most of the Camping World RV Sales 301 and crossed under the checkers in sixth.
Clint Bowyer has earned only one top-10 on the combined flat tracks of Phoenix, Martinsville, Richmond, and Pocono. His best finish there was a ninth in the STP 500.
Clint Bowyer (No. 15 5-Hour Energy Toyota) has two wins, four top fives, six top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 15.1 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Clint Bowyer has three top-five and seven top-10 finishes in 17 starts at Daytona.
Clint Bowyer (No. 15 RK Motors Charlotte Toyota) has three top fives, seven top 10s and an average finish of 16.4 at Daytona International Speedway.
Clint Bowyer finishes 23rd in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
Clint Bowyer (No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing, Toyota) is 14th in the standings with 452 points; current Chase seed: 15.