Alex Bowman has hovered around the 30th-place mark in his past two Phoenix International Raceway races. He was 32nd last fall and 30th this spring.
Alex Bowman, the 22-year-old racer from Tucson, Ariz., will drive nine NASCAR XFINITY Series races for JR Motorsports in the No. 88 Chevrolet next season.
Alex Bowman has been running at the end of all three of his previous Martinsville Speedway attempts. His best effort ended in a 29th last fall—10 laps off the pace.
Alex Bowman has made six starts on the restrictor-plate, superspeedways of Talladega SuperSpeedway and Daytona International Speedway; he has sustained crash damage in four of those races.
In three starts at Dover International Speedway, Alex Bowman has gotten progressively stronger and not by a small margin. He finished 40th after getting involved in an accident in June 2014, improved to 34th that fall, and was 20th this May.
If this year’s previous attempts on short, flat tracks are an indication, Alex Bowman will struggle to finish in the top 30. In five previous events his best result was a 30th at Phoenix International Raceway in the CampingWorld.com 500 and that was his only result in that range.
Last year Alex Bowman finished 35th in the MyAFibStory.com 400 after starting 37th. This year he should be able to finish a little better and that could make him a good—or at least consistent—value at Chicagoland Speedway.
Alex Bowman will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut in the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway.
Alex Bowman will drive the No. 25 Zaxby’s Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday June 13th.
Alex Bowman has been seesawing on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. He finished 23rd at Atlanta Motor Speedway and 33rd at Texas, but had mechanical failures at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway to finish last.
Alex Bowman has made three starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year driving for Tommy Baldwin Racing. All of his results ended in a "3."
Alex Bowman was involved in an incident in three of the four plate races he ran last year. This spring, he failed to race his way into the Daytona 500 and is still looking for enough experience to make him an acceptable fantasy value.
Fantasy players should not be surprised if Alex Bowman qualifies in the mid-20s this week; that is where he started both Richmond races in 2014. He fell back from his starting spot in both events and finished 28th in the spring and 38th in the fall driving for BK Racing.
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