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CORNELIUS, N.C. — Last season’s Sprint Cup win at Sonoma Raceway was a big deal for No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer.
The win was Bowyer’s first since joining Michael Waltrip Racing, his first win on a road course, the first for the No. 15 team and sponsor 5-hour ENERGY. But, the win also carried special meaning for an 11-year old boy fighting Stage IV Burkett’s Lymphoma at a hospital back in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Brady Bakken, the son of 5-hour ENERGY sales broker Brett Bakken, was in the battle of his life fighting the disease with everything he had. As a gesture of support for Brady, MWR put Bakken’s name above the passenger side door of Bowyer’s No. 15 Toyota Camry.
As luck would have it, Bakken got the ride of his life! Bowyer led 71 laps and held off former Sprint Cup champions Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart in the closing laps to deliver the special win.
Shortly after winning the race, Bowyer gave a special message to the TV cameras in victory lane dedicating the ...
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Sonoma, Cali — The NASCAR Nationwide Series cars are racing at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, for the Johnsonville Sausage 200 while the Sprint Cup cars will tackle their first road course of 2013 this weekend at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, CA for the Toyota SaveMart 350k.
Below you will find this weekends race schedule, including practice and qualifying...
Clint Bowyer is living proof that NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers read each other’s press clippings.
Scarcely had Marcos Ambrose left the interview room Friday at Sonoma Raceway when Bowyer, during his own interview session, jokingly took issue with one of Ambrose’s comments.
“If you look down the sheet of people who can win, there’s at least 20 drivers that could win,” Ambrose...
Last season’s Sprint Cup win at Sonoma Raceway was a big deal for No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer.
The win was Bowyer’s first since joining Michael Waltrip Racing, his first win on a road course, the first for the No. 15 team and sponsor 5-hour ENERGY. But, the win also carried special meaning for an 11-year old boy fighting Stage IV Burkett’s Lymphoma at a...
When NASCAR drivers Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer were asked about their reaction to the news that former Formula One world champion Jacques Villeneuve would race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, only one thing came to mind, “train wreck.”
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing | Starting Position: 5th
How was your qualifying run? “It was okay. I slipped up a little bit in a couple areas. I knew after the lap I had yesterday, it was going to be really hard to back that up. I just didn’t exactly hit a perfect lap. We started sixth last year and hopefully we’ll win up there....
Jacques Villeneuve returned to NASCAR for Sunday's race at Sonoma and brought his less than stellar reputation with him.
He's a former Formula One world champion and an Indianapolis 500 winner, but his sparkling resume has been shredded through nine eventful Nationwide races. Asked Friday what comes to mind about Villeneuve, defending race winner Clint Bowyer called him...
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NASCAR will be twisting and turning into beautiful wine country in Sonoma this weekend for some road racing which always happens to feature some road rage. Drivers get amped up for these races and they know that to win, you need to have a perfect day. Any driver can have that perfect race and last year’s winner, Clint Bowyer, is the perfect example. The Kansas...
Clint Bowyer led the way with a lap of 75.765 seconds in the final practice for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma. Rounding out the top five was Jamie McMurray, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, and Juan Pablo Montoya.
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DENVER, N.C. – Dirt late model standout driver Jared Landers of Batesville, Arkansas, has signed with ESR for NASCAR’s spectacular inaugural dirt show at Eldora Speedway.
Tony Stewart’s inaugural “Mudsummer Classic”, which will be NASCAR’s first national series event on dirt since 1970, has been the talk of the town as most NCWTS teams prepare for their first dirt race...