Tag Archives: Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell, Leavine Family Racing: Small Team that Could

With less than a handful of laps remaining in Sunday’s Brickyard 400, Michael McDowell was in prime position to improve a career-best effort of fourth, coming earlier this month at Daytona International Speedway. Getting involved in one of the cautions that caused the final 10 laps of the event to …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 2, Joe Gibbs 0 Edition

Daytona International Speedway brought the usual excitement, accidents along with underdogs competing for the win at a restrictor plate track on a Saturday night. And you know what? It was riveting television. Any time you go into the last lap of a race and Michael McDowell has a legitimate shot …

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Michael McDowell Records First Career Top-Five Finish at Daytona

Entering Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, Michael McDowell and Leavine Family Racing was on a hot streak of six consecutive top-25 finishes, a career-long for the Arizona native. McDowell started the event from 23rd, quickly moving up the scoring pylon. By the conclusion of Stage 1, the …

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The Underdog House: NASCAR About to Get Silly?

Think Small Track surfaces aren’t the inly thing heating up as summertime hits full swing.  NASCAR’s Silly Season is coming, and while so far, it’s been confined to rumblings and rumors, there’s potential for things to blow up.  While most of the speculation concerns the bigger teams in the sport, …

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