“It will be terrible”: NASCAR Driver Clint Bowyer Dreads Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway

Published 05/28/2020, 7:57 AM EDT

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Clint Bowyer feels that racing a NASCAR Cup Series double at Bristol Motor Speedway will be a terrible experience. Bowyer says that if tonight’s Cup Series race gets washed up again than NASCAR might race a double in Bristol.

He posted a tweet after Wednesday nights’ race was postponed because of bad weather in Charlotte. The post says, “Man, it wouldn’t it just be terrible if it rained tomorrow night and we were forced to run a double at @BMSupdates

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Currently, Clint drives the number 14 ford mustang for the Stewart-Haas Racing team. Last week, Bowyer was running solidly in 11th place in the 2020 Coca-Cola 600 when he made hard contact with the wall on lap 97. After that, he was involved in an accident and finished at the last spot only ahead of Jimmie Johnson who was disqualified in the after race inspection.

Tonight, he will start from the back at 39th place in the Alsco Uniforms 500.

Watch: Clint Bowyer’s spin at Bristol causes him to lose the lead

According to ‘driververages.com‘, Clint enjoys a decent average finish of 7th place at Bristol in the last three years. However, he was involved in an incident that cost him the win at Bristol in 2013.

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Heavy Rains in Charlotte forces NASCAR to postpone the upcoming races

Heavy Downpour wipes out the Cup Series race on Wednesday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. However, it gives a small break to NASCAR teams burdened by a difficult come back to racing. Especially to Kyle Busch and Timmy Hill who are participating in all of the first seven races in Darlington and Charlotte.

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The race will now run on Thursday night at 7:00 PM. And it will force NASCAR to move the Xfinity Series race planned for Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Xfinity race will now run on Monday after Sunday night’s Cup Series race, The Food City 500.

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Mrinal Kuniyal

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Mrinal Kuniyal has been a contributor to EssentiallSports since early 2020 and has focused on Formula 1, NASCAR, and IndyCar. He's a management graduate and his areas of interest include motorsports, marketing, and music.

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