Clint Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:08:24 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer was docked 50 Championship driver points for his actions at the end of the race at Richmond International Raceway. MWR was fined $300,000 and all three team drivers were docked 50 points. In addition, the three crew chiefs, Brian Pattie (Bowyer), Scott Miller (No. 55) and Chad Johnston (No. 56) were placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:07:43 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman has made the Chase, after NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing $300,000 and docked each driver on the team 50 points. Martin Truex Jr. had previously been determined to have made the Chase, beating out Newman on a tiebreaker, but it was determined that MWR driver Clint Bowyer intentionally spun his tires on a restart to help his teammate, violating Section 12-4 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing).
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:59:10 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing was fined $300,000 by NASCAR, and all three drivers were docked 50 points. That means Martin Truex Jr. is out of the Chase, and Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman is in. The penalties and fine were a result of what was determined to be an intentional spin on a restart by teammate Clint Bowyer.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 20:57:47 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer blew an engine on Lap 192 of the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Sept. 1, while he was leading the race. He was on the verge of taking the series points lead from Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson until the incident.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:51:15 -0800
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and docked 25 points and put on probation for the rest of the season for intentionally crashing Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer in the Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway last weekend. "I take responsibility for my actions on the racetrack," Gordon said in a statement. "I accept NASCAR's decision and look forward to ending the season on a high note at Homestead." Bowyer finished in 28th place, eliminating him championship contention with only one race left. Also, owner Rick Hendrick was docked 25 owner points and crew chief Alan Gustafson was placed on probation for the rest of the season. Bowyer's crew chief, Brian Pattie, was fined $25,000 and put on probation through Dec. 31. Gordon's loss of points dropped him to 11th in the standings.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 08:59:15 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer won the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, Oct. 13. It was his first win of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and his career-best third win of the season. Bowyer moved up to fourth in the Cup standings, only 28 points behind Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski.
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 08:25:47 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer will have a new spotter in the first race of the Chase at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday, Sept. 16. Brett Griffin is replacing general manager Ty Norris as Bowyer's spotter. Griffin is also the spotter for Michael Waltrip Racing driver Elliott Sadler in the Nationwide Series.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:13:08 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer won the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway Saturday, Sept. 8.
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 08:54:32 -0700
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin, Roush Fenway Racing driver Greg Biffle, Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr., Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer and Richard Childress Racing driver Kevin Harvick are the nine drivers that have clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Tony Stewart and Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne are in the 10th and 11th spots currently. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano are fighting for the final playoff spot.
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:13:27 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer won the Sprint Cup race at Sonoma Sunday, June 24, for his first victory for the team. He led 71 of the 112 laps during the race.
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