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MICHAEL MCDOWELL RUMORS

Thrivent Financial Joins LFR as Primary Sponsor of the No. 95

Not only is it one of the most anticipated races of the season for NASCAR race fans, but Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell, driver of the No. 95 Thrivent Financial Ford Fusion, are also eager to return to Bristol Motor Speedway for the IRWIN Tools Night Race this Saturday, Aug. 23. McDowell and the No. 95 team had a very strong run during the spring Bristol race that ended...

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
10 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell signs to drive for Leavine Family Racing in 2014

Michael McDowell has signed to drive for Leavine Family Racing in 2014. McDowell will drive the teams No. 95 Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starting at the Daytona 500 in February. The team made the announcement at Texas Motor Speedway; the teams home track. Scott Speed drove for LFR earlier this year before he choose to leave, Reed Sorenson replaced him in the car...
Via Tireball.com
October 28, 2013  |  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 Johnsonville Sausage 200 Race Preview

JGR AT ROAD AMERICA: Since the race was added to the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule in 2010, Joe Gibbs Racing has sent two cars to the four-mile road course each of the last three seasons. Although the team has yet to claim a win, JGR has one top-five and three top-ten finishes in the team’s six starts. It has also led 51 laps with an average start of 6.7 and average finish...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell gets sponsor for Las Vegas

The No. 98 Ford Fusion of Michael McDowell will carry new sponsorship into Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. McDowell did not compete last week at Phoenix after finishing 9th at Daytona as Phil Parsons Racing had fallen behind in building cars. This week however, the 28-year-old McDowell returns to the track with sponsorship from Ambient Edge. The air...
Via Tireball.com
March 06, 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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