Clint Bowyer jumped to the top of the speed chart in the final minutes of the first practice session for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. His fastest lap was recorded at 95.547 mph.
Clint Bowyer finished 10th in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway, which was his ninth consecutive top-10 finish there.
Clint Bowyer enters the weekend with the longest active streak of top-10s at Michigan International Speedway with eight, but he is going to need to find some more speed Saturday to keep that alive. Bowyer qualified only 32nd after practicing 27th earlier on Friday.
Effective immediately, Brian Pattie will become the crew chief for the No. 55 Toyota Camry driven by David Ragan. Billy Scott will become the crew chief for the No. 15 Toyota Camry driven by Clint Bowyer.
Clint Bowyer enters the weekend with six consecutive top-15 finishes and hope that he can extend that to seven this week.
Clint Bowyer entered the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway with the longest active streak of top-10s. He finished ninth on Sunday and extended that streak to nine consecutive races.
Clint Bowyer has the longest active streak of top-10s going at Dover International Speedway with eight consecutive. He qualified 20th for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks.
Clint Bowyer led 17 laps in the 40-lap Sprint Showdown and won to advance to Saturday night’s all-star race.
Clint Bowyer earned a top-10 in the first race of the season at Daytona International Speedway. It took nine weeks, but he finally scored a second with a ninth in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway
Clint Bowyer’s 2015 season resembles a bell curve six weeks into the year. He has scored only two top-15s, which came at Daytona in the opening race and at Martinsville—both of which are specialty tracks.
Since joining Michael Waltrip Racing in 2012, Clint Bowyer has consistently struggled at Atlanta. His career-best finish with this team was a 27th in 2012 and his last two efforts ended in the high 30s.
Joey Logano credited an assist from Clint Bowyer as part of the reason he won the Daytona 500, but after pushing the No. 22 into the lead, the No. 15 fell to seventh. That was Bowyer’s third Daytona top-10 in his last four starts.
NASCAR got their first taste of group qualification for the Daytona 500 and it is as exciting as the race itself. Clint Bowyer and Reed Sorenson got into one another on at least two occasions in the first round. They finally wrecked and collected Denny Hamlin, Bobby Labonte, and JJ Yeley.
Simply finishing races on restrictor-plate, superspeedways can be a challenging task and Bowyer has been up to it. He has finished on the lead lap in all three Sprint Unlimiteds that he started.