Bio

Alex Bowman

Born: April 25, 1993
Hometown: Tuscon, AZ
Resides: Mooresville, N.C.
Hobbies: Video production, working on cars
Twitter: @AlexBRacing

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Rating 41.2

No. 7 Toy State Chevrolet Team: Tommy Baldwin Racing Team Owners: Tommy Baldwin, Al Heinke Crew Chief: Kevin “Bono” Manion Engine Builder: ECR Engines
Career Starts: 36 Best Standings Finish: 35th
First Season: 2014
First Start: Feb. 23, 2014 (Daytona-1)
Best Start: 14th at Talladega-2
Best Finish: 13th at Daytona-2
Public Relations Contact: Amanda Ebersole
(704) 816-0707 amandaebersole@icloud.com

Shop Address: 296 Cayuga Road Mooresville, NC 28117 Tel: (704) 696-0036 Fax: (704) 696-0035
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2013: Finished 11th in NASCAR XFINITY Series points, capturing two poles.
  • 2012: ARCA Racing Series Rookie of the Year with series-best wins (four), poles (six).
  • 2011: NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year.
  • 2011: Won both starts in ARCA Racing Series.

YEAR-BY-YEAR NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RECAP

2014: Finished 35th in series points. … Concluded first season sixth in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings. … Competed for BK Racing. … Best finish, 13th at Daytona-2. … Best start, 14th at Talladega-2. … Average finish of 32.6. … Average start of 33.0. … Remained running at the finish of 30 races.

OTHER RACING HISTORY In 2014, made three NASCAR XFINITY Series starts. … In 2013, Started 32 of 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series events, capturing two top fives, six top 10s and two Coors Light Poles. … In 2012, recorded four wins, 11 top-five and 13 top-10 finishes en route to claiming ARCA Racing Series Rookie of the Year honors and fourth in the championship, tying champion Chris Buescher for most wins (four) and winning a series-best six poles. Also started four XFINITY Series races. … In 2011, won twice in two ARCA starts. … Won NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year with four top-five and seven top-10 finishes. … Also made two NASCAR K&N Pro Series West starts, both top-10 finishes including a second-place showing at Phoenix-2. … In 2010, suffered a broken clavicle and a rib injury in a USAC midget crash but returned to make two Rev-Oil Pro Cup starts and a late model start. … Won the inaugural 2009 DMS Driver Challenge in California, qualifying him to make starts in both the USAC National and Western Midget championships, winning the USAC National Midget Rookie of the Year. … In 2008, won the USAC National Focus Midget championship and the California Dirt Focus Midget championship on the strength of 11 USAC Focus Midget wins. … Began racing quarter midgets in 2000 at age seven, collecting nine quarter midget national championships and 165 feature wins through 2006.

NOTEWORTHY

His favorites include Italian (food), “Ted” (movie), Grand Lake, Colo. (vacation spot), Lexus LFA (street car) and Iowa Speedway (race track). … “Ninth to the lead in three laps to win at Kansas in 2011” is his most memorable racing moment.

 

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