In his two starts at Bristol last year, Alex Bowman finished exactly 32nd both times despite qualifying 33rd in the spring and 27th in the fall
Alex Bowman suffered a broken finger on Wednesday, but it will not keep him from competing this week according to NBC’s Daniel McFadin.
Alex Bowman has suffered a blown engine in two of his last three starts on one of NASCAR’s similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. He retired on lap 28 at Vegas this spring in Tommy Baldwin’s car and exited on lap 245 of last fall’s AAA Texas 500 with BK Racing.
Alex Bowman showed a lot of promise in the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing ride at Atlanta. He was forced to take a provisional after failing to clear tech in time to make a qualification lap, but he surged to 22nd before the end of the day. He blew an engine the next week and finished last. Since then, his best result was a 30th at Phoenix.
Alex Bowman sustained damage in both Martinsville starts last year. He dropped 12 laps off the pace in March and was 10 down to the leader in October.
Alex Bowman showed significant improvement in his two Phoenix starts last year. He had brake problems in the spring and finished 41st, but he advanced from a 37th-place qualification effort in the fall to finish 32nd.
In his first start with Tommy Baldwin Racing, Alex Bowman scored his best finish on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track; he finished 23rd. Last year, with BK Racing, his best was a 30th at Charlotte in the fall.
Alex Bowman failed to race his way into the Daytona 500 last week, but the plate tracks behave by their own set of rules. Without the capriciousness of the draft, he should have an easier time of making the show at Atlanta.
Alex Bowman posted the fastest single lap in the fourth practice session for the Daytona 500. His top speed way 200.495 mph.
Alex Bowman was better at Daytona than Talladega last year in four attempts on NASCAR’s restrictor-plate, superspeedways. He finished 23rd in the 500 and scored a remarkable 13th in the Coke Zero 400. His best effort at ‘Dega was a 28th in the spring.
Alex Bowman moves from the No. 23 BK Racing Team and joins Tommy Baldwin Racing in 2015. With such a large crop of rookies in 2014, simply surviving into a sophomore season is quite an accomplishment.
Tommy Baldwin Racing has announced that Alex Bowman will drive the team's No. 7 Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2015 season.
Sprint Cup regular Alex Bowman tops the speed chart in the Final Practice session for the Nationwide Series DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans at Phoenix International Raceway.
Alex Bowman owns a 19.0 average finish in three Nationwide Series starts at Phoenix International Raceway.