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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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  • Wild Night at Richmond: Harvick wins, Chase set, Bowyer Out

    Wild Night at Richmond: Harvick wins, Chase set, Bowyer Out
    Kevin Harvick snapped out of his slump in time to storm into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Harvick picked up his fourth win of the season Saturday night by winning at Richmond International Raceway. The victory ties Kyle Busch for most in...
  • The Backstretch Blog: What's next for Bowyer?

    The Backstretch Blog: What's next for Bowyer?
    So the Chase is set and Kansas' favorite son is on the outside looking in. More dishearteningly, Clint Bowyer is also 10 weeks away from the end of the season and he still has no ride for next year. To no one's big surprise the news broke last weekend in...
  • Report: Petty no longer wants Bowyer

    Report: Petty no longer wants Bowyer
    There appears to be one fewer option for Clint Bowyer in 2012. FOXSports.com is reporting that Richard Petty Motorsports has withdrawn it's offer for the Emporia, Kansas native to drive one of its race cars next season. "We are no longer in discussions...
  • Report: Bowyer headed to Michael Watrip Racing

    Report: Bowyer headed to Michael Watrip Racing
    Multiple reports out of Chicagoland Speedway say that a deal between Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip racing will soon be announced. ESPN.com says the deal could be finalized by the end of the week. Team owner Michael Waltrip tweeted on Friday, "MWR...
  • Martin wins pole at Dover International Speedway

    Martin wins pole at Dover International Speedway
    Mark Martin turned a lap of 158.297 mph on Saturday to win the pole at Dover International Speedway. The 53-year-old Martin now has 54 career Sprint Cup poles. He has three poles this season in 10 races while racing a limited schedule for Michael Waltrip...
  • Jimmie Johnson gets another win at the "Monster Mile"

    Jimmie Johnson gets another win at the "Monster Mile"
    DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson, who is used to being in fast company, joined a special group Sunday.               Johnson dominated the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway, winning on the Monster...
  • Edwards wins Nationwide race at Dover

    Edwards wins Nationwide race at Dover
    Carl Edwards dominated again at Dover International Speedway, winning his seventh race of the season in the Nationwide Series. Edwards celebrated Saturday with his traditional back flip, then jumped into the stands to celebrate with fans. Edwards said...
  • Clint Bowyer expected to make move to MWR offical on Friday

    Clint Bowyer expected to make move to MWR offical on Friday
    A press conference has been scheduled by Michael Waltrip Racing on Friday at the Kansas Speedway to discuss the future of the organization. All indications are that Clint Bowyer will be announced as the teams newest driver at that time. He will begin...
  • The Backstretch Blog: There's no place like Kansas

    The Backstretch Blog: There's no place like Kansas
    This week NASCAR is headed to my old stomping grounds, Kansas City and the Kansas Speedway. Having grown up about a half an hour from where the track now sits, its amazing to see the transformation the area has undergone. Not just the track, but the...
  • Mears gets pole after washout at Bristol, Bowyer starts 23rd

    Mears gets pole after washout at Bristol, Bowyer starts 23rd
    Rain has washed out qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway, which means Casey Mears will start from the pole Saturday night in the Sprint Cup Series race. The lineup was set by speeds from Friday's first practice session. Brad Keselowski will start second,...
  • Denny Hamlin picks up 1st Bristol victory, Bowyer is 7th

    Denny Hamlin picks up 1st Bristol victory, Bowyer is 7th
     Denny Hamlin won for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway with a calculated late pass.     Hamlin flirted with Carl Edwards for the lead late in the race, and set up his move with 39 laps remaining Saturday night. Hamlin used a slide move to get...
  • Tony Stewart claims rare pole at Atlanta, Bowyer starts 30th

    Tony Stewart claims rare pole at Atlanta, Bowyer starts 30th
    Defending Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart has claimed the pole for Sunday night's NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.     Stewart turned a fast lap of 186.121 mph Friday night to take his first pole of the season and second of his career at the 1.54-...