Latest Alex Bowman News

Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates a win at the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Harvick takes Southern 500 after leaders Elliott, Truex bump

Sep. 6, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — There was no doubt which of his two Darlington Raceway victories this year Kevin Harvick enjoyed more. “The first thing I want to say is, ‘Welcome back fans! This is a hell of a lot more fun with you guys up there,’” he told the crowd Saturday night. ...

Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)

Playoffs begin with 14 drivers chasing Harvick and Hamlin

Sep. 5, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin are expected to race head-to-head for the NASCAR Cup title when the 10-week playoff series begin Sunday at Darlington Raceway. The duo heads to the South Carolina track with a combined 13 regular-season wins between them — they each won a race at Darlington in May when racing...

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)

Column: Everyone chasing Harvick, Hamlin as playoffs begin

Aug. 31, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's pandemic-plagued season has finally reached the playoffs, with 16 drivers chasing the Cup championship starting Sunday in South Carolina. It brings the series full circle back to Darlington Raceway, where NASCAR resumed its season in May after a 10-week pause for the...

Kevin Harvick leads the field to start the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Higher stakes at Daytona mean 'crazy things will happen'

Aug. 28, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Racing at Daytona International Speedway always comes with a hefty dose of drama. Bad breaks. Close calls. Harrowing crashes. Overtime affairs. Last-lap heroics. Underdog stories. NASCAR’s premier Cup Series could have all the above during its regular-season finale...

Driver Joey Logano waits beside his car for the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Unpredictability ahead as NASCAR gets on Daytona road course

Aug. 14, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Unpredictability is as much a part of racing at Daytona International Speedway as bumping, drafting and the Big One. The high-banked oval routinely delivers wild rides, harrowing wrecks and dramatic finishes. Drivers expect the unexpected. It’s part of the lore and lure of...

Denny Hamlin does a burnout after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday, July 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Hamlin holds off Keselowski for fifth Cup victory of season

Jul. 23, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Three straight finishes outside the top 10 for Denny Hamlin these days counts as a rough patch. He was once again smooth as they get Thursday night. Hamlin hung around the front of the pack all night, avoiding trouble that cost several playoff contenders in the final stage, then...