NASCAR Race Weekend Central

NASCAR Driver Report Cards: Part I

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(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Since I’ve been away for a while, there’s a whole lot of writing to do on how each Sprint Cup driver has been performing in 2015. In this day and age of the “new” Chase, looking at the point standings to gauge a driver’s performance is often an optical illusion; once someone wins, scoring points …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Wheels Turn to Wings at Tommy Baldwin Racing

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(Photo: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

Sometimes there’s more to racing than cars going in circles as fast as they can. That was the case on Wednesday at the Tommy Baldwin Racing shop in Mooresville, N.C., on Tuesday (May 12), where a team, a sponsor and an organization came together to give some children a special gift: freedom. Many factors can …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Edition

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Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

Burnouts (Hot) It’s no surprise that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is leading this column this week. Yes, he won the race, but it was about so much more than winning for Junior. First, there was a question of whether crew chief Greg Ives might have to go home when finding out his daughter broke her arm. She …

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Tommy Baldwin Racing Announces Sponsorship for Richmond

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(Photo Credit: Tommy Baldwin Racing)

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced sponsorship for this weekend’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. DOC 360 will adorn Alex Bowman‘s No. 7 Chevrolet SS this weekend at Richmond. According to the team release, DOC 360 is “a growing soft drink brand that is known for its distinct taste [that] is aligned perfectly with up-and-coming …

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Tech Talk: “Bono” Gets Buff For Texas

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Kevin ‘Bono’ Manion has been on both sides of the fence when it comes to big or small race teams. He is now turning the wrenches for Tommy Baldwin Racing with Alex Bowman behind the wheel. After missing the Daytona 500 the team has tried to claw its way into the top 20 in points. They …

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Alex Bowman Wins Fourth Daytona 500 Practice

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Remember when Tommy Baldwin Racing nearly snagged the Daytona 500 following the jet-dryer incident of 2012? Their chances of victory this year seem to be just as good with Alex Bowman, who topped the charts in the second Daytona 500 practice of Wednesday with a speed of 200.495 mph. Bowman, 21, is attempting to make his …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Alex Bowman New Teams and New Tricks

Alex Bowman Daytona 2015 Practice Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Alex Bowman is embarking on his second full season in the Cup series. The 21-year-old driver will pilot the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing. After starting out in Quarter Midgets in his formative years, he has been in the full-bodied stock car world for the last five years. Bowman finished sixth in points in …

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