Latest Alex Bowman News

Kurt Busch outduels little brother to win at Kentucky

Jul. 14, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Busch finally beat his little brother in a head-to-head NASCAR finish and took his new team to victory lane a week after they coughed away their first win. The downside of Busch's big win Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway? Kyle Busch didn't stick around to give his older brother a...

The Latest: Kurt Busch beats little brother to win Kentucky

Jul. 13, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Kurt Busch earned his first win of the season by outracing his younger brother in overtime in a door-to-door to the Kentucky Speedway finish line. The victory comes a week after Busch lost at...

Kentucky offers last 1.5-mile NASCAR stop before Cup playoff

Jul. 12, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR drivers know there is little data from Kentucky Speedway's unique 1.5-mile layout that can be applied to the remainder of the intermediate tracks on the Cup schedule. But there are four stops at 1.5-mile tracks looming in the upcoming playoffs and Saturday night at Kentucky gives...

The Latest: Haley wins rain-shortened Cup race at Daytona

Jul. 7, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Daytona (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Justin Haley has won the rain-shortened Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, his first at NASCAR's top level. Haley took the lead under caution — Kurt Busch surrendered the top spot when he...

NASCAR ready for 1 final round of Daytona summer fireworks

Jul. 5, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The midpoint of the NASCAR season is here, making one last holiday weekend run at its birthplace, trying as always to deliver a white-knuckled thrill fest on the high banks of Daytona International Speedway. The series is riding a high into Saturday night's race following Alex...

Bowman gets 1st Cup Series win at Chicagoland

Jun. 30, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Alex Bowman is part of the club now. That means no more cracks about coming up empty. He's a winner once again. Bowman held off Kyle Larson for his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory, leading a terrific performance for Hendrick Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Bowman...

The Latest: Bowman earns first NASCAR Cup Series win

Jun. 30, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway (all times local): 8:17 p.m. Alex Bowman has raced to his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory, leading a terrific performance for Hendrick Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway. Bowman had one of the fastest cars during...

Austin Dillon wins pole for NASCAR Cup Series race

Jun. 29, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric tuned up for Chicagoland Speedway with a little doubles ping-pong. Worked out quite well for the Richard Childress Racing teammates. Dillon won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race, and Hemric qualified third. According to Dillon, he bonded with...

Kyle Larson claims 3rd straight NASCAR pole at Sonoma

Jun. 22, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Not even a change in the course layout could halt Kyle Larson's qualifying dominance on his home track. Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the third consecutive year on Saturday, easily navigating the return of the Carousel turn to the wine country course....

The Latest: Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime

Jun. 10, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead over Truex...