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NASCAR fines, docks Gordon after brawl

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon has been fined $100,000 and docked 25 points for intentionally crashing into Clint Bowyer during last weekend's Sprint Cup Series race.

Keselowski takes points lead in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick won the AdvoCare 500 and Brad Keselowski grabbed the points lead in the Chase for the Spint Cup Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.

Johnson leads Sprint Cup qualifying

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson, one week after taking over the lead in the Sprint Cup points race, won the pole Friday for Sunday's running of the AAA Texas 500.

Johnson grabs Chase lead at Martinsville

RIDGEWAY, Va., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson took over the Chase for the Spint Cup Championship lead Sunday with a victory in the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

Johnson qualifies first at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson seized momentum in the race for the Sprint Cup championship Friday by capturing the pole for Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.

Kasey Kahne wins Sprint Cup pole

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne took advantage of new pavement at the Kansas Speedway to set a track record Friday and win the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400.

Bowyer's pit strategy earns Charlotte win

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Clint Bowyer conserved fuel down the stretch and held off Denny Hamlin at the finish Saturday, claiming the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Biffle sets track record to win pole

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Greg Biffle set a track record Thursday to earn the pole position for the Bank of America 500, the fifth race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Hamlin tightens Chase with N.H. victory

LOUDON, N.H., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin led for 193 of 300 laps en route to a victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, improving his Chase for the Championship chances.

Bowyer takes rain-delayed Richmond win

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Clint Bowyer won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway Saturday, while Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon clinched playoff spots.

Earnhardt wins Richmond pole

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. edged Jeff Gordon Friday to win the pole for Saturday's running of the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

Ambrose chases down Keselowski for win

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Marcos Ambrose passed Brad Keselowski on the final lap Sunday and held on at the finish to win a hotly contested Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

Kahne holds off Hamlin for N.H. victory

LONDON, N.H., July 15 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead with 66 laps left Sunday and then held off Denny Hamlin to claim the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Johnson wins Sprint Cup pole in Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky., June 29 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson took advantage of a change in track temperature Friday to win the pole for Saturday's running of the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.

Bowyer collects 1st road course victory

SONOMA, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- Clint Bowyer finished 0.83 seconds ahead of Tony Stewart Sunday, notching his first career road course victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma.
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Casey Mears (5) drives down the back stretch in front of Clint Bowyer (7) during the running of the NASCAR Crown Royal Presents The Dan Lowry 400 at the Richmond Internal Raceway in Richmond, Virginia on May 3, 2008. Bowyer went on to win the race. (UPI Photo/Karl B. DeBlaker)
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Clint Bowyer (born May 30, 1979) is a NASCAR driver. He currently pilots the #33 General Mills/BB&T Chevrolet Impala full-time in the Sprint Cup Series for Richard Childress Racing. He also drives part-time in the #33 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet Impala in the Nationwide Series for Kevin Harvick Inc. He won the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship.

Bowyer began racing at the age of five in motocross. He went on to capture over 200 wins and numerous championships over the next eight years. In 1996, he began racing street stocks at Thunderhill Speedway in Mayetta, Kansas, and won the Modified championship there in 2000. Bowyer racked up 18 wins and 32 top-five finishes on his way to capturing the 2001 Modified championships at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas and Heartland Park Topeka. In 2002, he began racing in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, posting 9 poles, 12 wins and 32 top-five finishes en route to a second place finish in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series national point standings. He was also crowned the 2002 NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Midwest Champion after another Modified championship at Lakeside Speedway and a Late Model championship at the famed I-70 Speedway in Odessa, MO, his first attempt at racing on asphalt.

In 2003, Bowyer raced a full season in the NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division Midwest Series, scoring one top-ten finish in 11 starts. He also would make his first ARCA starts in 2003, and caught the eye of legendary car owner Richard Childress after leading 47 laps and finishing second in his debut at Nashville Superspeedway driving for Bobby Gerhart.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Clint Bowyer."
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