Frustrating End for Leavine Family Racing at Talladega

Michael McDowell finished in 36th-place in Sunday afternoon's Aaron's 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The driver of the No. 95 Jordan Truck Sales (JTS) Ford Fusion was able to lead a lap on Lap 96 before his day came to a disappointing end after he was collected in an unavoidable incident on Lap 175.   McDowell recorded the best qualifying effort of his NASCAR Sprint...

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...
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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...
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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...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Curb Records Featuring the Bobby Bones Show to Sponsor McDowell at Talladega

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Needless to say, Michael McDowell is anxious for a return to restrictor-plate racing. His ninth-place performance in the Daytona 500 has him champing at the bit for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. Joining McDowell at the 2.66-mile high-banked tri-oval will be Curb Records featuring the Bobby Bones Show, which will serve as primary sponsor...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell and team still need sponsorship

The No. 98 Ford Fusion of Phil Parsons Racing is still in search of sponsorship. Michael McDowell recently talked about the teams sponsorship situation. “We have one more race for Curb, we have one more race for K-LOVE. We’re working on lots of deals, but really right now we have two more races and that’s it. Sponsorship is key to whether or not we’re able to run, and run...
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March 14, 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...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell Returns To Phil Parsons Racing In 2013

Mooresville, N.C. – Michael McDowell is excited about what lies ahead in 2013. He announced today that he will return as driver of the No. 98 Ford Fusion to run the full 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. McDowell’s Ford will be fielded by Phil Parsons Racing with Roush Yates Engines supplying the power plant. Gene Nead will continue to call the shots for the team as crew...
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January 14, 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
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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