Clint Bowyer, driver of the Richard Childress Racing team, was surprised last weekend to be awarded victory in the Sylvania 300, the first event of the Chase for the Sprint Cup 2010. In this competition on the circuit of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Bowyer was not one of the big favorites to be awarded the triumph. Bowyer, who has just three wins in the top category of the Nascar series, was seen as a pilot who did not have chance to win in the first of the last ten races of the season in which the winner of the Sprint Cup title is defined. Bowyer saw these low expectations as an opportunity. Bowyer led in the best way and had a very good career development. The driver of the Chevrolet Impala #33 could handle more smoothly on the runway. Bowyer reached the last place in the ranking for the Chase, but departed from second place on the grid of the Sylvania 300. From the exit, the #33 pilot devoted himself to put pressure on the leader and owner of the position of privilege, Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski It was not able to resist the intensity with which was developing the race nor the attacks of his nearest pursuer. This provoked the poleman was losing jobs, until being relegated in the eighth tenth place at the end of the test. Bowyer was placed at the head of the competition and remained firm, with authority for 177 laps laps. With this, Bowyer recognition was awarded to the driver who managed to lead the most laps. Turn after turn, Bowyer was an excellent demonstration of talent behind the wheel, looking unattainable and decided not to allow that they moving from his post. Later, formed a strong rivalry between Bowyer and Tony Stewart, who became the center of attention of the event for several turns. None of these two pilots was willing to cede in their purposes.
Both took the decision to stay on the track the greater amount of laps possible using the strategy of surrender to the maximum fuel. As the end of 300 scheduled laps approached, both Stewart and Bowyer continued fighting strongly. Bowyer knew how to resist the strong onslaught while you economizaba your fuel. For his part, Stewart wasn’t him very well, since towards the end of the route is over gasoline and finished 24th. Without the pressure of Stewart behind him, Bowyer surpassed last passes the pits area, placing first to return to the track. That way, the Richard Childress Racing driver managed to surprise and crossing the finish line first. Denny Hamlin, followed by Jamie McMurray arrived second. With this triumph, Clint Bowyer breaks with his bad streak after 88 competitions without a victory and sits second in the overall ranking of pilots with 5195 points.