Bowyer wins Nationwide race

Bowyer wins Nationwide race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 3 (UPI) -- Clint Bowyer held off Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards in a two-lap sprint to the finish Friday to win the Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Jimmie Johnson wins Martinsville auto race

MARTINSVILLE, Va., March 29 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson beat Denny Hamlin to the checkered flag and won Sunday's Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Kyle Busch wins Las Vegas Sprint race

LAS VEGAS, March 1 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Sunday's Sprint Cup Shelby 427 auto race in Las Vegas, his home town, giving him and team owner Joe Gibbs their first victory in "Sin City."
Edwards wins race, Johnson wins title

Edwards wins race, Johnson wins title

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the Ford 400 Sprint Cup auto race at Homestead, Fla., Sunday afternoon, but Jimmie Johnson captured his third straight points championship.

Edwards wins Ford 300 auto race

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won Saturday's Ford 300 at the Homestead Miami Speedway.

Edwards wins at Phoenix International

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards gained 35 more points on leader Clint Bowyer in the Nationwide Series standings after winning Saturday's Hefty Odor Block 200 at Phoenix.

Busch gets 10th Nationwide win of year

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch tied Sam Ard's 1983 record of 10 Nationwide Series victories in a season by winning Saturday's O'Reilly Challenge at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Edwards wins Nationwide 250 in Memphis

MILLINGTON, Tenn., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards kept his Nationwide Series title defense hopes alive Saturday by winning the Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 at the Memphis Motorsports Park.

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch had the best car throughout the race and fought off Jeff Burton Friday to win the NASCAR Nationwide series Dollar General 300 in Concord, N.C.

Rain wipes out NASCAR qualifying

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Heavy rains in Concord, N.C., Thursday forced a cancellation of qualifying for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

Denny Hamlin wins Nationwide auto race

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin led 99 of the last 107 laps Saturday and won the Nationwide Kansas Lottery 300 at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.

Keselowski wins Nationwide race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Unheralded Brad Keselowski captured the Food City 250 Nationwide auto race Friday night at the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Carl Edwards wins latest Nationwide race

MILWAUKEE, June 22 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards drove his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford to victory at Saturday night's Milwaukee Mile Nationwide auto race.

Keselowski wins Nashville Nationwide 300

LEBANON, Tenn., June 7 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski won Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 300 at the Nashville Superspeedway, finishing 1.980 seconds ahead of David Stremme.

Hamlin wins Nationwide Dover 200

DOVER, Del., May 31 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin led for 131 of 200 laps Saturday and won the rain-delayed Nationwide Series 200 race at the Dover International Speedway.
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Clint Bowyer
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)

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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