Friday, May 27

Bowyer's Struggles Escalate

Wednesday, Jun 29 2725

In what Clint Bowyer was hoping to be a good season, it has turned into a dismal season that he would soon like to forget.. The driver of the no. 15 Chevy for HScott Motorsports has struggled in 2016 before his move over to Stewart-Haas Racing to replace Tony Stewart in 2017.


Bowyer’s day at Sonoma ended before it even started. On lap seven, Bowyer’s car went up into smoke after an electrical fire, adding to the setbacks in 2016. Smoke entered into the cockpit, leaving Bowyer unable to breath.


After he exited the car, he slammed his helmet into the car out of frustration. 


“Yeah, it’s terribly frustrating.  This is my favorite race track and I’ve run really good at it.  I don’t know.  It kind of sometimes inexcusable when stuff breaks that quick, but who knows what happened.  I’m sure a wire was rubbing on something or something and just shorted out and burnt up.  It’s a shame.” 


Bowyer has struggled in his one-year deal with Scott. He only has two top-10’s and is 23rd in points. Can he recover and end his season on a high note?

Caleb Whisler

I am 19 years old from Atlanta, GA. I have been following motorsports since I was born. Motorsports has been "passed down" in my family. I am named after NASCAR Hall of Famer, William Caleb Yarborough, also known as Cale. Growing up in the southeast, racing was something that was a Sunday tradition after church. What an honor it is to share that passion with others.


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