‘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 post-Atlanta power ranking is for the NASCAR Cup Series race six in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this past weekend.
With six races officially completed, the NASCAR Cup Series has reached the one-sixth mark of the season. Race number six at Atlanta brought about another intermediate track. Kyle Larson was the dominant driver for most of the race, leading more than half of the laps and winning both stages.
NASCAR Cup drivers are streaking toward the ‘Best Season Ever’ with different winners in every race this season to date. Can they keep the streak alive for the next six races and beyond to break records and make history?