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Clint Bowyer

American racecar driver Clint Bowyer was born on May 30, 1979, in Emporia, Kan. He began racing motocross at the age of 5 and had more than 200 wins and championships over the next eight years. In 1996, he began racing street stocks at Thunderhill Speedway in Mayetta, Kan. He went on to win the Modified championships in 2000 and 2001. In 2002, he began racing in the NASCAR Weekly Racing series, placing second in the national point standings. He was named the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Midwest Champion in 2002. In 2003, he caught the eye of legendary car owner Richard Childress after finishing second in his debut at Nashville Superspeedway. In 2004, he began racing in the NASCAR Busch Series... Show more »
American racecar driver Clint Bowyer was born on May 30, 1979, in Emporia, Kan. He began racing motocross at the age of 5 and had more than 200 wins and championships over the next eight years. In 1996, he began racing street stocks at Thunderhill Speedway in Mayetta, Kan. He went on to win the Modified championships in 2000 and 2001. In 2002, he began racing in the NASCAR Weekly Racing series, placing second in the national point standings. He was named the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Midwest Champion in 2002. In 2003, he caught the eye of legendary car owner Richard Childress after finishing second in his debut at Nashville Superspeedway. In 2004, he began racing in the NASCAR Busch Series for Childress half-time. He rode full-time in 2005, finishing the season in second place. He won his first Craftsman Truck Series race in 2006. After starting the 2007 season in Daytona by crossing the finish line upside down and on fire, Bowyer later won his first NEXTEL Cup race and two Busch Series races. In 2008, he won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Fla. He started his own Dirt Late Model team, Clint Bowyer Racing in 2008. That year, he also hosted teh first Clint Bowyer Charity Golf Even in his hometown of Emporia, Kan., raising $160,000 for the Emporia Community foundation. In 2010, he placed second in the Sylvania 300, but was penalized afterward due to failing a secondary inspection. He and Childress were penalized $150,000 and 150 championship points. Childress appealed the decision, which reduced the fine to $100,000, but the point deduction was upheld. Despite that, he still finished 10th in the final Chase standings. That year, he taped an episode of The Price Is Right in a NASCAR-theme showcase. « Show less

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  • Martin edges Daytona 500 winner Bayne for pole

    Daytona International Speedway by bumping Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne from the top spot. Martin's lap of 182.065 mph came late in Friday's qualifying session and bettered Bayne's lap of 182.002. Clint Bowyer qualified third and was followed by...
  • Logano wins at Daytona with help from Kyle Busch

    Joey Logano used a last-lap push from teammate Kyle Busch to win the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Danica Patrick was in position to race for the win with late help from JR Motorsports teammate Aric Almirola. Her two-car...
  • Clint Bowyer set to make his 200th NASCAR start

    Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet, will make his 200th-career start in NASCAR's elite division this weekend when the series returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301. The 32-year-old...
  • 2011 Daytona 500 results

    2011 Daytona 500 results Finish | Start | Car # | Driver | Car Make | Sponsor | Points/Bonus | Laps | Status | Winning 1 | 32 | 21 | Trevor Bayne | Ford | Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center | 0 | 208 | Running | 1,463,810 2 | 22 | 99 | Carl...
  • 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers

    Car | Driver | Make | Sponsor | Team | Crew Chief 43 | A.J. Allmendinger | Ford | Best Buy | Richard Petty Motorsports | Mike Shiplett 9 | Marcos Ambrose | Ford | Stanley | Richard Petty Motorsports | Todd Parrott 21 | Trevor Bayne | Ford | Motorcraft/...
  • 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Drivers

    Car | Driversort icon | Sponsor | Make 139 | Alan Tardiff | Renton Coil Spring | Ford 27 | Alex Kennedy | National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund/Sacred Power | Ford 27 | Andrew Ranger | Quebec Dodge Dealer Association | Dodge 92 | Andy...
  • 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivers

    Car | Driver | Make | Sponsor | Team | Crew Chief 51 | Aric Almirola | Toyota | Vision Airlines | Vision Aviation Racing | Doug George 50 | T.J. Bell | Chevrolet | Liberty Tire Recycling/Pinnacle Rubber Mulch | MAKE Motorsports | Tom Buzze 57 | Norm...
  • 2011 Drivers in the three NASCAR racing series -- Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Trucks

    SPRINT CUP SERIES Car | Driver | Make | Sponsor | Team | Crew Chief 43 | A.J. Allmendinger | Ford | Best Buy | Richard Petty Motorsports | Mike Shiplett 9 | Marcos Ambrose | Ford | Stanley | Richard Petty Motorsports | Todd Parrott 21 | Trevor Bayne |...
  • List of 2011 NASCAR drivers and each of their series teams

    This is an alphabetical list of every driver running in each of the three NASCAR series -- the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and/or Camping World Truck series. Drivers running in two or all three series have all their teams listed below them. See who's running...
  • Under the Lights at Texas Motor Speedway

    Under the Lights at Texas Motor Speedway
    Tonight the thunder is rumbling at Texas Motor Speedway at the Samsung Mobile 500. "It's loud and they say you gotta feel the thunder, and you do, once you feel it, you just enjoy it. It's great," says NASCAR fan, Sharyn Tapp.   Many of the fans here...
  • No excuses for Earnhardt Jr., Hamlin, Burton on Saturday at Richmond

    No excuses for Earnhardt Jr., Hamlin, Burton on Saturday at Richmond
    Saturday is no-excuses night for several NASCAR drivers at Richmond International Raceway. None for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his legion of fans. If Junior has the horses late, bump-drafting obligations won't interfere. None for Denny Hamlin, the season'...
  • The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last

    The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last
    For the first in ten years, I am going to miss the spring race at Talladega. Since moving to Kansas, I have missed the last two fall races, but I did make it back for the Spring race last year. Of course, as soon as I miss a race, the greatest paint...