‘On the Hot Seat: Alex Bowman’ is the third part in a series of articles that examine drivers who may be in a different spot next season. Their situation may be due to contract prospects, developments in the sport, or evolving interests.
The 2021 season marks the fourth full-time year that Alex Bowman is driving for Hendrick Motorsports. His NASCAR Cup career began in 2014 as a driver for BK Racing. He then went to Tommy Baldwin Racing for the 2015 season. Bowman’s big break came in 2016 when Hendrick Motorsports needed a driver to share the seat of the No. 88 with Jeff Gordon.
The possibility of a NASCAR return to North Wilkesboro Speedway is a topic of discussion in a recent Dale Jr Download with Marcus Smith. North Wilkesboro’s last race was in 1996 but, the track is now abandoned since 2011. For fans, the possibility of the track’s return to NASCAR is exciting news.
Martinsville NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then, stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew!
Our guest on this episode is…
Pro Late Model driver that is also a Alan Kulwicki Driver Development finalist.
This episode centers around Martinsville Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, and Xfinity Series, We’ll also offer a few updates from the NASCAR Truck, ARCA Menards, East and West Series, and the SRL Southwest Touring Series as time permits.
We start with a few updates from the ARCA, East, and West Series.
Then, we review the SRL Southwest Touring Series race at Irwindale
Next, we offer a few updates from the NASCAR Truck Series
Next, we’ll review the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Martinsville
Then, our guest, Dylan Zampa joins the conversation.
Next, we review the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville.
Our final half-hour (maybe an hour), covers our Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing Crew.
Martin Truex Jr outduels Hamlin for Martinsville Speedway win in the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday afternoon after a rain-delay.
The NASCAR Cup Series is in the middle of a short track stretch on the schedule. After wrapping up the Bristol dirt race a couple of weeks ago, the Cup Series focuses its attention on Martinsville Speedway. A crucial 500 lap race on NASCAR’s tightest circuit. They call it ‘The Paperclip’ and it is difficult for drivers to find the right line. It takes experience to earn a win here.
A late pass gives Martin Truex Jr. his third NASCAR Cup win at Martinsville Speedway in the rain-delayed Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday.
Martin Truex Jr. passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin on lap 485 of Sunday’s rain-delayed Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and pulled away to win for the third time in his last four starts at the 0.526-mile short track.