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MICHAEL MCDOWELL RUMORS

McDowell Seeks to Level Odds in Vegas

Michael McDowell will race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the eighth time in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Career this weekend with Leavine Family Racing. He will pilot the No. 95 WRL General Contractors Chevrolet SS in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400. He made his Las Vegas debut with Prism Motorsports in 2010 where he finish 33rd after starting 42nd. It’s been one of...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago

Kurt Busch surges late to win thrilling Daytona 500

Kurt Busch won a thrilling Daytona 500 on Sunday in a race that started out clean in the first stage, but rapidly descended into madness over much of the final two.Busch grabbed the lead with one lap to go, as the lead changed hands four times over the final three laps.Busch led only the last lap in taking his first victory in the Great American Race.He took the lead from Kyle Larson...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Less Stress in Duel for McDowell

Racing in his eighth career Can-Am Duel tomorrow night will be Phoenix, Arizona native Michael McDowell. He will pilot the #95 K-Love Radio Chevrolet SS for Leavine Family Racing. Something will be different this year though for McDowell compared to the last few seasons. McDowell knows he will race in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, and the only thing he has to be nervous about tomorrow...
Via On Pit Road
18 days ago

Wally Rogers out as Michael McDowell's crew chief

Leavine Family Racing has announced that Wally Rogers, the crew chief for driver Michael McDowell, is no longer with the organization. A replacement has not been named. "We appreciate everything Wally has done for this organization," said team owner Bob Leavine in a team release. "I'm committed to growing this race team and improving our on-track performance. Looking ahead to 2016...
Via FOX Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Michael McDowell, Leavine Racing Looking for Continued Improvement

Last year, Leavine Racing didn’t do anything that would certainly be talked about for years to come by fans, but they improved and that is something that they’re holding their heads high on. “We made some gains and advances and as always sometimes it is one step forward and two steps back but we are excited about what we did,” team owner Bob Leavine Racing commented. “We...
Via On Pit Road
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Progress and learning for Leavine Family Racing team at Kansas

The Leavine Family Racing team worked to make lemonade out of lemons in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway.  A brush with the wall put the team behind, but focusing on building for the future, it allowed driver Michael McDowell to try some things during the Hollywood Casino 400 to be more prepared for the remaining races. “I definitely learned a lot there at...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

McDowell Drives Thrivent Ford Fusion to 32nd Place Finish

The Chicagoland Speedway race proved to be a challenging one for Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell.  Going into the race weekend, the team had set its sights on a Top-25 finish in the MyAFibStory.com 400, but with a non-responsive race car the team had to work hard throughout the entire race in order to secure the best finish the car was capable of. “This was a long,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: McDowell to Race for Team Penske at Kentucky

JOPLIN, Mo. — Team Penske announced Wednesday morning that Michael McDowell will get behind the wheel of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford at the Kentucky Speedway. The NASCAR Nationwide Series will head to the 1.5 mile oval on September 20th for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300. McDowell has two starts in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season coming at the Iowa Speedway with Joe Gibbs...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Rubbings Racing
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: McDowell Making The Most of Limited Opportunity

NEWTON, Iowa — Michael McDowell piloted the No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota in Saturday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.  It was only his second time behind the wheel of a Nationwide Series car in 2014, with the other start also coming at Iowa in May. Rolling off from the fifth position, McDowell ran inside the top-five throughout the majority of...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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