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MICHAEL MCDOWELL RUMORS

Chasing The Underdogs: Michael McDowell Perseveres For Solid 18th-Place Finish

Michael McDowell has had a roller coaster season in his first year with Leavine Family Racing. The team failed to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500, but then when the series returned to the 2.5-mile superspeedway in July, McDowell recorded just his second-ever top-10 finish in Sprint Cup Series competition. A few weeks ago at Watkins Glen, McDowell was in the middle of a...
Via Sicknissified
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Michael McDowell and Leavine Family Racing Make Team History at Bristol

It was scheduled to be a big race weekend for Michael McDowell and Leavine Family Racing as Thrivent Financial joined as a new primary sponsor for the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.  But, no one expected to make team history. Following 500 laps of hard-fought short track racing, McDowell drove the No. 95 Thrivent Financial Ford to an 18th place finish -- a track...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to be features on McDowell and Chriss Buescher car at Atlanta

Atlanta Motor Speedway will be featuring the Mutant Ninja Turtles this weekend, Leavine Family Racing will also have the Mutant Teenage Turtles on the #95 of Michael McDowell for the Sprint Cup Race, and the Nationwide #60 of Chris Buescher will also have the paint scheme. The Atlanta Motor Speedway will welcome Nickelodeon's iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) for its...

Ninja Turtles to be featured on cars of Michael McDowell and Chris Buescher

Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are invading Atlanta Motor Speedway this Labor Day weekend. Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo will be featured on the cars of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael McDowell and Nationwide Series driver Chris Buescher. McDowell will drive the No. 95 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo Ford Fusion for Leavine Family Racing...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Safety At The Forefront Again Following Vicious Watkins Glen Crash

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – For as long as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been racing at Watkins Glen International, safety on the road course has come up time and time again with the breakneck speeds and narrow confines of the track and Sunday’s running of the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen saw the safety conversation rear its head once more following a vicious crash on lap 56 of the 90...
Via Sicknissified
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Massive wreck leads to lengthy red-flag delay at Watkins Glen

A massive incident during Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen collected Ryan Newman and Michael McDowell, damaging the guardrail and bringing out the red flag on Lap 56. The incident occurred when Greg Biffle got off track exiting the carousel just ahead of Newman's No. 31 Chevrolet. As Biffle gathered his car up, Newman had no place to go and his car spun hard into the inside...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ryan Newman and Michael McDowell wreck at Watkins Glen

Ryan Newman, Michael McDowell involved in violent crash at Watkins Glen

Ryan Newman and Michael McDowell were two cars who received severe damage in a crash on lap 57 at Watkins Glen International on Sunday during the running of the Cheez-It 355. Newman’s car made contact with the back of Greg Biffle’s and hit a wall and tire barrier between turns five and six. Once the No. 31 car came back across the track it was hit by McDowell’s No. 95 Ford...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Track Bar Ruins McDowell’s Opportunity

Michael McDowell was just biding his time in the first segment of the race content with running 12th or 13th. He had been quick all weekend long at Watkins Glen International, host of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, so he wasn’t worried about making his move too quickly. We were just biding our time.  Our goal in that first run was to just save fuel and open up our window...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell will continue to drive No. 98 Ford in 2013

Michael McDowell will continue to drive the No. 98 Ford Fusion. The car will again be fielded by Phil Parsons Racing with Roush Yates Engines supplying the power for the car. Gene Nead ......   click to read more
Via Tireball.com
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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