Latest Clint Bowyer News

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Joey Logano to win at Richmond

Apr. 14, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast. In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. "I was...

The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway

Apr. 13, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cuper Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its sixth...

Stewart-Haas inks Toco Warranty as new sponsor

Apr. 12, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer's No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season. The company will debut with SHR during the April 26-28 race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer's car...

Empty seats at Bristol expose NASCAR attendance challenges

Apr. 9, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Appalled by so many empty seats at Bristol Motor Speedway, Clint Bowyer did some digging and learned what race fans have known for more than a decade. Hotels along the Tennessee-Virginia line near the iconic NASCAR track have pushed one of the most popular venues on the circuit beyond...

The Latest: Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 8th time

Apr. 7, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Kyle Busch led a 1-2 finish with his older brother at Sunday's Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway to grab his third win of the season. Busch used late strategy under caution and didn't pit to earn the...

Elliott earns 1st short track pole with run at Bristol

Apr. 5, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott positioned himself to give Hendrick Motorsports a shot at its first victory of the season with a pole-winning run at Bristol Motor Speedway. Elliott earned his first pole on a short track with a fast lap at 131.7132 mph Friday around the bullring to earn the fifth pole...

Hamlin overcomes 2 pit penalties at Texas for 2nd win of '19

Apr. 1, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart interrupted — "I think you passed 327 cars by my...

The Latest: Hamlin wins at Texas despite 2 penalties

Mar. 31, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Denny Hamlin overcame two penalties on pit road and won the NASCAR Cup race at Texas, where Kyle Busch missed out on the chance for a tripleheader weekend sweep and polesitter Jimmie Johnson's...

Johnson on pole on Texas after slight Cup qualifying changes

Mar. 29, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson will start on the pole at Texas, where he is a seven-time winner. With Johnson leading the way after a final-stage fast lap of 188.890 mph to get his first pole anywhere since 2016, Hendrick Motorsports took the top three qualifying spots Friday. William Bryon was...

Keselowski routs field to earn win at Martinsville Speedway

Mar. 24, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski gave Team Penske and the new Ford Mustang its third Cup victory through the first six races of the season by routing the field at Martinsville Speedway. Keselowski led 446 of the 500 laps around the shortest track on the NASCAR schedule and was only challenged a...