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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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  • Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville, Johnson second, Bowyer 5th

    Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville,  Johnson second, Bowyer 5th
    Denny Hamlin won the pole position Friday for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.     Hamlin led the way as 18 drivers broke Jimmie Johnson's track qualifying record with a speed of 99.595 mph. Johnson, the points leader who set the mark in April,...
  • Points race tightens as Gordon wins Martinsville; Bowyer is third

    Points race tightens as Gordon wins Martinsville; Bowyer is third
    Jeff Gordon has picked up his first win of the season, using a late pass of Matt Kenseth at Martinsville Speedway to snap a 32-race losing streak.     The four-time series champion passed Kenseth with 21 laps remaining Sunday to take the lead and pick up...
  • Kenseth wins 2nd Chase race at New Hampshire; Kansas native Bowyer 17th

    Kenseth wins 2nd Chase race at New Hampshire; Kansas native Bowyer 17th
    Matt Kenseth madeit 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.     Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-high seventh...
  • 5-Hour Energy staying with Kansas native Clint Bowyer for 2014

    5-Hour Energy staying with Kansas native Clint Bowyer for 2014
    Kansas native Clint Bowyer will not lose his sponsor over a spin, many thought was questionable, in Richmond. 5-Hour Energy announcing on Facebook Friday morning that it will stay with the No. 15 team next season. The energy shot sponsor had said last...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch
    Last week at New Hampshire, Kansas native Clint Bowyer looked like he might be able to use a little pit stratagy to get a good finish, only to get burned by the caution flag. He finished 17th. Not saying for sure that was Bowyers one Chase mulligan, but...
  • Earnhardt wins pole at Dover; Bowyer qualifies 23rd

    Earnhardt wins pole at Dover; Bowyer qualifies 23rd
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. turned a track record lap of 161.849 mph to win the pole at Dover International Speedway.     The top four qualifiers Friday are all from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.  Points leader Matt Kenseth starts second, Ryan Newman...
  • Johnson wins for record 8th time at Dover; Bowyer finishes 10th

    Johnson wins for record 8th time at Dover; Bowyer finishes 10th
    Jimmie Johnson held off teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. down the stretch to win for a record eighth time at Dover International Speedway.     Johnson had shared the mark of seven wins on the concrete mile with Bobby Allison and Richard Petty. Led by Johnson,...
  • Sept. 29, 2013: The greatest day of TV ever?

     
    Do you have a DVR? Good. Go out and buy about six more of them, because Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, could just be the greatest day of TV ever! And I can say that without hyperbole. I'm responsible for picking out the featured program from among our daily TV...
  • Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas

    Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas
    To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.     The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Hunt for Pink October

    The Backstretch Blog: The Hunt for Pink October
    It doesn't take long after walk into the garage areas at the Kansas Speedway to realize there is something um different about some of the cars. Pink, lots of pink. From Clint Bowyer, Danica Patricks and Tony Raines cars (and a whole lote more in the...
  • Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to put a dent in Matt Kenseth's Chase lead

    Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to put a dent in Matt Kenseth's Chase lead
    Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party. Kyle Busch simply crashed-at a track that continues to bedevil him. And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth's...