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Team: Michael Waltrip Racing-55
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/24/1982

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Jason Bowles will assist Brian Vickers in pulling a cross-country double-duty weekend.
Vickers will spend Friday and Saturday driving his Nationwide Series car for Joe Gibbs Racing at Road America in Wisconsin. Saturday night he’ll fly a private plane over 2,200 miles to Sonoma Raceway where he’ll drive for MWR in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race. While Vickers is in Wisconsin, 2009 K&N Pro Series West Champion, Jason Bowles will practice and qualify the No. 55 Toyota. The 30-year-old, Ontario, Calif. native owns nine K&N Pro Series West victories including two at the ultra-fast road course in Sonoma, Calif. He won the 2011 Toyota Showdown at Irwindale Speedway and raced in 39 NASCAR Nationwide and three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.-Michael Waltrip Racing Wed, Jun 19, 2013 11:21:00 AM

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Jason Bowles’ qualifying speed was not good enough to make the field for the Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway.

He ran a lap of 161.471 mph in the No. 47 Chevrolet. It was 40th quickest but not quick enough to make the field for the race.
Fri, May 10, 2013 05:59:00 PM

Jason Bowles’ qualifying speed was not good enough to make the field for the Nationwide Series Toyota Care 250 at Richmond International Raceway.

He ran a lap of 119.517 mph in the No. 47 Chevrolet. It was 41st quickest but not quick enough to make the field for the race.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 07:17:00 PM

Jason Bowles makes the most improvement in the Nationwide Series after this weekend’s race.

His 17th place finish in the Great Clips 200 was 16 places better than his last NNS finish. This earned the No. 81 Toyota driver a $2,600 check and the Featherlite "Most Improved Driver" award. Bowles is 13th in the 2012 Nationwide Series point standings.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 07:21:00 PM

MacDonald Motorsports is proud to announce that Megabus.com has joined the #81 team for the Charlotte race this Friday night and Kansas and Texas races coming up later this season.

Megabus.com is the first, low-cost, express bus service to offer city-to-city travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Since launching in April 2006, megabus.com has served more than 20 million passengers throughout nearly 90 major cities across North America.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 11:48:00 AM

Jason Bowles wins two race awards in the Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.

The No. 81 Toyota driver won Sunoco Rookie of the Race award for finishing ahead of the rest of the 2012 ROTY contenders. He also won the $2,600 Featherlite Most Improved Driver award since his 17th place finish was 12 places better than his last NNS race. Bowles moved up one spot to 13th in the 2012 Nationwide Series point standings after this event.
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 07:36:00 PM

After a nice off-weekend, Jason Bowles will once again be travelling to a track that he has never turned laps on before.

The NASCAR Nationwide Series heads to the Wolverine State for the 13th race of the 2012 season. Michigan will mark the first of 16 straight weekends of racing for Bowles and his American Majority team. After 12 races thus far this season, Jason sits 15th in the 2012 driver standings, less than 50 points out of the top-10. The MacDonald Motorsports No. 81 is currently 24th in the owners standings and 49 points ahead of 31st.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 08:07:00 PM

Jason Bowles and his American Majority Racing No. 81 team head into race #3 of the season with their heads held high.

A strong run with a fast race car in Phoenix has the team’s confidence level much higher than it was just one week ago. The team will also be running a Toyota chassis with a Toyota motor for the first time. Jason and the team are really excited about the new car and motor for Vegas weekend and are looking for a top-15 finish.
Wed, Mar 7, 2012 07:28:00 PM

Jason Bowles will pilot the American Majority/PledgeToVote.com No. 81 for the entire 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series season.

In this crucial election year, American Majority Racing will work hard to engage NASCAR fans by getting them to register and "Pledge to Vote" while Jason and the team race for Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year honors. Originally from Ontario, California, Bowles made a name for himself winning in the open wheel and road racing ranks on the west coast as a teenager before transitioning to stock cars in 2006.
Thu, Feb 9, 2012 09:58:00 PM

Jason Bowles runs quickest Nationwide Series qualifying lap of the go-or-go-homer drivers.

Of the teams required to make the field on speed, his lap of 107.382 mph in the No. 64 was the fastest. His qualifying speed puts him 10th in the lineup for the Nationwide Series Bucyrus 200 at Road America.
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 05:06:00 PM

Toyota All-Star Showdown winner, Jason Bowles will drive the #64 Toyota Camry in the Bucyrus 200, the first of three events he will drive for RWR in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Said Bowles: "I've worked really hard to get the chance to run with Rusty's team, so I'm going to do whatever it takes to make the most of the opportunity. I've had some success on road courses in the K&N Pro Series and up in Canada, so I'm ready to go to Wisconsin and drive the Fuel Doctor Toyota like I stole it."-jayski.com
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 08:42:00 PM

In line with the addition of Rick Viers as the new crew chief for Rusty Wallace Racing's No. 62 Toyota, former No. 62 Crew Chief, Jason Overstreet, will now assume the role of Car Chief for RWR's No. 64 Toyota, piloted by David Reutimann and Jason Bowles.

Overstreet will provide strong leadership and stability to the part-time effort.-Rusty Wallace Racing
Mon, May 23, 2011 08:29:00 PM

Rusty Wallace Racing announced the team will field a third Toyota Camry in a partial 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule.

The team's familiar No. 64 will return to competition in 2011 with Sprint Cup veteran, David Reutimann, former No. 64 driver, David Stremme and 2011 Toyota All-Star Showdown winner, Jason Bowles sharing the controls. Bowles, the 2009 NASCAR K&N West Series Champion, will pilot the No. 64 Toyota in all three 2011 Nationwide Series road course events.-Rusty Wallace Racing
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 11:05:00 AM

Jason Bowles won the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown on Saturday night, beating Canadian D.J. Kennington by 0.501 seconds on the half-mile track.

Bowles, the 2009 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion from Ontario, Calif., took the lead on the final restart in the 225-lap race that was slowed by 11 cautions. Kennington, the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion, gave Toyota a sweep of the top two spots in his first start at Irwindale.-NASCAR.com
Sun, Jan 30, 2011 10:15:00 AM

Billy Ballew Motorsports announced today that it has signed current NASCAR K&N West Series champion Jason Bowles to race the No.15 BBM Toyota Tundra at Martinsville this weekend.

Bowles spent the last three seasons in the K&N West Series where he won nine races, ten poles, rookie-of-the-year, and last season captured the championship. His 4.2 average finish in 2009 is the best in series history since 1995 among drivers with 13 or more starts in a full season.-Breaking Limits
Mon, Oct 18, 2010 08:16:00 PM