DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Brad Keselowski likens his current state of mind to the times when he was younger anticipating that first day of school. Only now, it’s more a graduate education, as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series prepares to open its 2019 season at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Alex Bowman, the driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, races during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Can-Am Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images
If Alex Bowman wants to shed a nickname he doesn’t particularly like—“Bowman the Showman”—he took a good first step in Thursday night’s first Can-Am Duel 150-mile qualifying race. Continue reading →