Clint Bowyer will be staying in the driver’s seat with Michael Waltrip Racing as he has signed a multi-year contract, according to a press release on www.michaelwaltrip.com. Bowyer’s crew chief Brian Pattie will also be staying with the Sprint Cup Series driver and team. Bowyer drives the No. 15 Toyota Camry.
One of Bowyer’s primary sponsors, 5-Hour Energy, has also come to terms on a multi-year agreement.
The team has scored three wins and has participated in the Chase for the Sprint Cup twice since joining MWR in 2012.
“This is big news for all of us,” said Bowyer, an eight-time winner in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition. “It creates great stability and excitement about what the next few years can bring. MWR is my racing home and continuing this relationship with 5-hour ENERGY was a high priority. It’s time to put the paperwork in a drawer and focus on winning.”
Additional primary partners on the No. 15 include PEAK and AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Monday, May 5 has been a big day for Clint Bowyer. This contract extension was big news for Bowyer, but an even bigger announcement was made earlier in the day. He tweeted that he will be a father. Bowyer and his new bride will be welcoming a baby boy.