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  • Matt Every leads Greenbrier Classic; Phil Mickelson misses cut

    Matt Every shot an eight-under 62 on Friday for a one-stroke lead over five other players midway through the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Every is at nine under for the tournament, one stroke in front of Russell Henley (65), Bill...
  • Bowyer picks up another sponsor for 2013

    Bowyer picks up another sponsor for 2013
    Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday that PEAK Motor Oil will become a primary sponsor on Clint Bowyer’s No. 15 Toyota for three races in each of the next three NASCAR Sprint Cup seasons. MWR will also feature PEAK Motor Oil as an associate...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch
    Well as we all know by now, Clint Bowyer has made the chase. And I know I have said it before, but it really is remarkable feet for a driver with a new team and a team that has no history in the chase whatsoever. "It's so much fun to be a part of the...
  • Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan

    Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan
    Carl Edwards joked that he played with Mark Martin toys as a child. But it was Martin, 53, who had the last laugh Friday, as he blew away the rest of the field in qualifying for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan...
  • Racer from Hoxie earns chance of a lifetime

    Racer from Hoxie earns chance of a lifetime
    As Chris Heim continues to race and win on the short tracks of Western Kansas, he dreams of something more. "My goal is to get as far as I possibly can you know," Heim said. "Everybody's goal has got to be NASCAR I'd think. But it's hard to get there....
  • The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season- The Best of the Rest

    The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season- The Best of the Rest
    The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited (formerly the Bud Shootout) and officially next weekend with the Daytona 500. With that in mind it is time the annual countdown if my predicted finish for the season. Take this with...
  • New car, new teams, new hope during first day of Preseason Thunder

    New car, new teams, new hope during first day of Preseason Thunder
    New faces with new teams and new cars were on display during Day 1 of Preseason Thunder at Daytona, but one storyline dominated – the Gen-6 car is sleek and fast.   Defending Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth, with new team Joe Gibbs Racing, was...
  • Clint Bowyer to run the Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Clint Bowyer to run the Rolex 24 at Daytona
    Michael Waltrip Racing owners Rob Kauffman and Michael Waltrip announced today they will race in the 51st annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 26-27. Joining the pair behind the wheel of the Grand Am version of the Ferrari 458 GT that will test in Daytona...
  • Top performances of 2012: Bowyer is NASCAR comeback driver of the year

    Top performances of 2012: Bowyer is NASCAR comeback driver of the year
    No one saw this coming. No one.   Brad Keselowski won his first race in 2009 at Talladega Superspeedway, running a part-time schedule with single-car team Phoenix Racing. It was a nice story in a long season, one that ended with Jimmie Johnson winning the...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Missing NASCAR? There are two chances to catch Clint Bowyer on tv this week

    The Backstretch Blog: Missing NASCAR? There are two chances to catch Clint Bowyer on tv this week
    Kansas native Clint Bowyer may be done racing for the year, but he is still plenty busy. All of the drivers who finished in the top 10 in points are in Las Vegas this week for Friday's annual awards banquet. For Bowyer, he still can't believe his number...
  • Bowyer team member suspended, fired after positive drug test

    Bowyer team member suspended, fired after positive drug test
    NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests.   One of the two suspensions issued Tuesday was to Lee Dodson, a mechanic on Clint Bowyer's car. Michael Waltrip Racing fired Dodson upon learning he'd failed a drug test.   The other...
  • Bowyer knows luck plays huge part in success at Talladega

    Bowyer knows luck plays huge part in success at Talladega
    Anything can happen at Talladega Superspeedway. Anyone can win at Talladega. That's the allure of racing at the 2.66-mile behemoth in Alabama. And that's what all drivers will have in the back of their minds this weekend as they prepare for Sunday's...