Sep 29, 2013
Dover Race Report
Clint Bowyer Race Summary: No. 15 Raspberry 5-hour ENERGY Benefitting Living Beyond Breast Cancer Toyota driver Clint Bowyer finished 10th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 23rd and quickly worked his way up to 16th by the first caution on lap 36. Bowyer used a two-tire pit stop to jump from 16th to eighth and gained another two positions before the next caution on lap 164. The No. 15 team raced consistently between fifth and 10th for the majority of the race. The 5-hour ENERGY team stretched fuel heading into a lap 315 pit stop that would have made Bowyer the only car able to make it to the end without another stop. The plan was on-track to work perfectly, until a 2vcedebris caution on lap 370. Bowyer restarted 10th with 25 laps to go and held that position to the end. Bowyer returns to his home track on Sunday at Kansas Speedway where he will again be driving the No. 15 Raspberry 5-hour ENERGY Toyota benefitting Living Beyond Breast Cancer. He is eighth of 13 drivers after the third of 10 races in NASCAR’s 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup.
- Started 23rd finished 10th
- Two tire stop on lap 36 allowed Bowyer to jump from 16th to eighth.
- Raced up to sixth by lap 200.
- Used fuel strategy to put Bowyer in position to go for the win
- The fuel strategy was foiled by a lap 370 caution for debris
- Bowyer is eighth in the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup
- The No. 15 featured Raspberry 5-hour ENERGY benefitting Living Beyond Breast Cancer
BOWYER: “I’m proud of everyone on our 5-hour ENERGY team. We’ve had a rough start to the Chase, but we worked hard and put ourselves in a good position to go for the win today. Unfortunately that caution there at the end ruined our plan, but we were good enough and smart enough to get a win today. That is a tough one to swallow, but I’m ready to go to Kansas next week. It’s my home track and I’m looking forward to racing in front of my home crowd.”
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