NASCAR: 10 Reasons Clint Bowyer Won at Talladega

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NASCAR: 10 Reasons Clint Bowyer Won at Talladega
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Bowyer's win could be called luck but a lot of things had to fall into place for Bowyer to drive his RCR car into victory lane.

Clint Bowyer and Richard Childress Racing have climbed back to the top of the restrictor plate racing mountain in the last two years.  The win by Clint Bowyer on Halloween 2010 has cemented the RCR teams stranglehold on Talladega and Daytona.

In the aftermath of the race as confusion over who won the race was being decided, Richard Childress knew that his RCR team had won and finished second but there was still the ten minute time period to find out who had won.  

Clint Bowyer did not wait for the official announcement.  He knew he had won and he proceeded to do donuts on the start finish line while his teammate, Kevin Harvick patiently awaited the official news.  Once the dust had settled, Richard Childress spoke to the Speed TV Victory Lane crew and explained that Clint Bowyer was running with an experimental package in his car and that Kevin Harvick was running with their standard RCR set up for restrictor plate tracks.

 Bowyer's win is easy to dissect.  There are 10 reasons why Bowyer and his RCR BB&T No.33 ended up in victory lane at Talladega.  The following are the ten reasons Bowyer won his first restrictor plate race.

 

 

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