Michael McDowell earned only one top-15 and two top-20s this year, but with a modest salary cap, he has been a good fantasy value.
Michael McDowell has a better than average chance of finishing in the high-20s this week at Auto Club Speedway.
Michael McDowell finished 26th in last year’s spring Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, which is his career-best finish there.
Michael McDowell entered the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a three-race, top-25 streak. He finished only 29th last weekend and expects to rebound in Las Vegas.
Michael McDowell’s best finish on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track came last fall in the Bank of America 500. He finished 14th in the first race with Todd Parrott as crew chief of the No. 95.
Michael McDowell might be worth a roll of the dice for the Daytona 500; three of his last five Daytona International Speedway starts ended in top-15 finishes.
As previously announced, Michael McDowell will return to the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team in 2017 and he will have Todd Parrott as his crew chief.
Michael McDowell will return full time in the No. 95 in 2017.
Michael McDowell finished 10th in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in a second Leavine Family entry to earn his first ever top-10 on an unrestricted speedway.
Michael McDowell finished worse than 22nd for the first time since Todd Parrott joined the No. 95 team when he crashed last week at Phoenix International Raceway.
Team leadership at Leavine Family Racing (LFR) has announced that the team has secured an ownership charter (from Tommy Baldwin Racing) in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Michael McDowell enters the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway with a five-race, top-25 streak; his worst result in that span came last week at Texas Motor Speedway with a 23rd.
Michael McDowell finished 19th at Bristol Motor Speedway in August and 12th at Richmond last month to give him back-to-back top-20s on short tracks.
Michael McDowell finished 22nd in the Hollywood Casino 400 after starting the race 33rd.