Bowyer wins rain shortened race at MIS Sunday

Bowyer wins rain shortened race at MIS Sunday”

NASCAR has fined three Joe Gibbs Racing crew chiefs and suspended three JGR vehicle chiefs for one race for non-conforming front splitters confiscated during prerace technical inspection Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.

A trio of Fords rounded out the top five led by Joey Logano in third (199.800 mph), while Clint Bowyer (199.723 mph) and Brad Keselowski (199.529 mph) were just behind.

Keselowski was one of six Ford drivers in the top seven in qualifying, including pole victor Kurt Busch.

It's a bit surprising that Keselowski hasn't won at MI, considering he gets two chances a year at the Cup level.

Blaney won the first stage and Harvick took the second.

Toyota's victories have come at Fontana, Calif. and Pocono, PA. for Martin Truex well as Kyle Busch at Texas, Bristol, Richmond and Charlotte. Rain halted the race not long after that, giving Bowyer his second win of the year. Chevrolet only won 10 Cup races in 2017, its lowest number since 2002.

Even with so much success coming to Ford Motor Co. with their present Fusion body style, Ford Motor Co. has announced they will debut the Ford Mustang into the Cup series in the 2019 Daytona 500.

It was another missed opportunity for Jones, the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion who finished fourth in the Xfinity Series in 2016.

When asked if he was concerned that the Mustang may encounter the same type of slow progress the Camaro has suffered, Bowyer realizes it will be a work in progress to get the auto as competitive as his present-day ride.

"It was a gamble on his part", Bowyer said. "I mean, this year we implemented the scanning procedures that we have, things like that. Some multi-groove tracks, I think it would be fine". Who knows what is going to be in front of the Ford. "We'll get some laps tomorrow and hopefully be better". It will be better.

Mark Rushbrook, global director of Ford Performance Motorsports, openly explains why they are winning on a variety of track configurations, not just the superspeedways. It's been a decade since Ford finished with the most victories by a manufacturer, and in that 2008 season, it finished tied with Chevy with 11 wins each.

“There are some of your classic, grass roots race fans who have been fans of the sport for years, and theres some younger fans, too, that are interested in NASCAR and are fans of me, so its a pretty big mix, ” Jones said. Certainly this I think would exceed what our expectation is. But, we've got some smart people in our race trailer and on our race team that will get it worked out. F1 regulations say that if a checkered flag is waved too early, the race is over as of the last completed lap, making the results official as through 68 laps.

Larson probably needs the win more.

Vettel picked up the 50th win of his F1 career, his second in Montreal and the first for Ferrari at the track since Michael Schumacher won three in a row from 2002 to '04. As if the New York Mets needed any more bad news, now Asdrubal Cabrera is ailing and they have no idea when they might get Yoenis Cespedes back. Then it's the communication leading into the race. The final scheduled Cup practice later in the day was canceled because of rain.

Bowyer has reason to believe he and his team have turned the corner toward reaching a new level of consistency. Can the Chevrolet of Hendrick Motorsports find a way to get to victory lane?

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