Alex Bowman Articles

Xfinity 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Halloween weekend in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series this year gives us a special treat: racing on the circuit’s oldest track, Martinsville Speedway, for the Xfinity 500. This Virginia treasure has played host to some of the best playoff races...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway
The XFINITY 500 serves as the penultimate race of the 2020 NASCAR season at Martinsville Speedway. The sport's shortest track with a history of close competition now wraps up the Round of 8 as the number of championship-eligible drivers will be...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 (Texas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Three races remain in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season as the sport heads to Texas Motor Speedway for the running of the AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500. Indeed, the number three looms large over the sport itself heading to this 1.5-mile oval...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Texas Motor Speedway Drivers for DraftKings
Yeehaw! It's time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday's (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8....
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
And then... there were eight. The semifinal round of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs starts Sunday with the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Just four races remain to complete a season no one thought might happen at the height of the...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
Bank of America ROVAL 400 (Charlotte) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Five races down, five races remain in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Charlotte Motor Speedway plays host to the Bank of America ROVAL 400 this weekend, a race on the infield road course that will officially cut the playoff field from 12 to 8...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Federated Auto Parts at Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway kicks off the short track portion of the NASCAR Cup Series playoff schedule. A record three of the 10 postseason races will be held at tracks less than one mile, including Richmond and Bristol Motor Speedway next weekend to...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
It's hard to believe but the NASCAR postseason has arrived, on schedule despite a two-month COVID-19 suspension. One of the sport's crown jewel events, the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, will serve as the playoff opener on Sunday night...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway
The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs have arrived with a historic trip to Darlington Raceway. One of the sport's crown jewels, the Southern 500, is scheduled to kick off the festivities on its traditional Labor Day weekend date. Drivers hope the...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway
Think you're seeing double? That's because you are. The NASCAR Cup Series wraps up its weekend doubleheader at Dover International Speedway with the exact same Drydene 311 race name it had on Saturday.   The starting lineup will be...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
GoBowling 235 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Long before the 2020 GoBowling 235, from 1949-58, NASCAR's early foundation was built with its yearly race on the sands of Daytona Beach. Some of the sport's early greats, like Hall of Famers Tim Flock, Cotton Owens and Lee Petty, were...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
FireKeepers Casino 400 & Consumers Energy 400 (Michigan) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Since 1974, Michigan International Speedway has been a mainstay on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, playing host to two races per year. But this two-mile oval will break new ground in 2020 by hosting those races about 24 hours apart.   MIS...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Super Start Batteries 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
The 2020 Super Start Batteries 400 kicks off the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series season. Kansas Speedway will host the third 1.5-mile oval in a row on the schedule before a much-needed 10-day breather. It'll be the longest time off for the...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
GEICO 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway marks the first superspeedway race for the NASCAR Cup Series since February’s season-opening Daytona 500. So much has happened since then in this sport: a two-month suspension due to COVID-19...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Charlotte Motor Speedway Drivers for DraftKings
Another NASCAR Cup Series race? Yep! Get those daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready.   Three days after the Coca-Cola 600, the sport's longest race of the year, drivers will stay at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Alsco...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
Toyota 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
It's hard to associate the coronavirus with any positives in this country. But after ending a two-month COVID-19 quarantine, NASCAR became the first major sport to "reopen" amidst this pandemic and, in the process, acquired something...
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
The Real Heroes 400 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
Seventy days. That's how long in between races for the NASCAR Cup Series in an unprecedented stoppage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunday, May 17 marks their first race back with a 400-mile affair at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina....
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Darlington Raceway Drivers for DraftKings
Real racing is back! The NASCAR Cup Series returns from a two-month COVID-19 break for The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway. The 293-lap race kicks off on Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports and also marks the return of daily fantasy...
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway
On Sunday, the NASCAR COVID-19 quarantine officially comes to a close. The Real Heroes 400 from Darlington Raceway will mark the first Cup Series since March 8, a historic 70-day suspension that lifts on this 1.366-mile oval.   It's only...
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Phoenix Raceway Drivers for DraftKings
It’s time for a duel in the desert as the NASCAR Cup Series makes the trek to Arizona for the FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway.   Something is definitely different about the cars this week: the rear spoiler. It was reduced from 8...
Tom Bowles
10 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Auto Club Speedway Drivers for DraftKings
California dreamin', on such a winter's day.   The NASCAR Cup Series teams don't have to dream, as they are in Fontana, California, this week for the Auto Club 400. The race will air on Sunday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX....
Tom Bowles
10 months ago
NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Las Vegas Motor Speedway Drivers for DraftKings
After Monday night's wild and scary ending to the Daytona 500, NASCAR Cup Series teams travel to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Pennzoil 400 on Sunday, Feb. 23.   The action should be much tamer this week at the 1.5-mile track. While...
Tom Bowles
11 months ago
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Daytona 500
The 2020 NASCAR season begins this Sunday, Feb. 16, with the 62nd running of the sport's Super Bowl, the Daytona 500. Daytona International Speedway plays host to 40 teams and drivers in the season opener, running 200 laps for a record $23.6...
Tom Bowles
11 months ago
Bluegreen Vacations 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
After eight months and 34 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it's finally time to whittle down the playoff field to this year's Championship 4. ISM Raceway in Phoenix hosts the penultimate race of the season, a Round of 8...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions
They say everything's bigger in Texas. But as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into the Lone Star State for Sunday's 2019 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, the number of viable championship contenders has shrunk considerably...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago

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