Michael McDowell
Car Number 417826

Michael
McDowell

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DATE OF BIRTH

12/21/1984

HOMETOWN

Glendale, Arizona

CREW CHIEF

Travis Peterson

TEAM

Front Row Motorsports

DATE OF BIRTH

12/21/1984

HOMETOWN

Glendale, Arizona

CREW CHIEF

Travis Peterson

TEAM

Front Row Motorsports

DRIVER RANK
23
POINTS
212
POINTS BEHIND
-274
RACES
13
WINS
0
TOP 10's
4
TOP 5's
0
POLES
2
DNF
4
LAPS LED
73
AVG. START
13.077
AVG. FINISH
22.692
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2021 Daytona 500
Bio
Michael McDowell drives the No. 34 Ford for Front Row Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. McDowell is in his sixth season with Front Row, having joined the team before the 2018 season. In his 358th career start, McDowell scored his first Cup Series win in the 2021 season-opening Daytona 500. His best result prior to that was a fourth-place finish at Daytona International Speedway in 2017. McDowell's second Cup Series win came at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course in August 2023. McDowell also has a win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series -- 2016 at Road America.

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MICHAEL MCDOWELL STATS
TRACK
STARTING POSITION
FINISHING POSITION
START
FINISH
POINTS
PLAYOFF POINTS
Busch Light Clash
15
19
0
0
Duel 2 at DAYTONA
1
16
0
0
Daytona International Speedway
2
36
1
0
Atlanta Motor Speedway
1
8
39
1
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
12
25
12
0
Phoenix Raceway
9
8
32
0
Bristol Motor Speedway
7
11
26
0
Circuit of The Americas
27
38
9
0
Richmond Raceway
31
26
11
0
Martinsville Speedway
35
21
16
0
Texas Motor Speedway
13
35
5
0
Talladega Superspeedway
1
31
6
0
Dover Motor Speedway
8
36
1
0
Kansas Speedway
8
10
27
0
Darlington Raceway
16
10
27
0
All-Star Race
9
9
0
0
YEAR
SERIES
RANK
WINS
TOP 5's
TOP 10's
POLES
LAPS LED
AVG. START
AVG. FINISH
2024
23
0
0
4
2
73
13.08
22.69
2023
15
1
2
8
0
97
16.97
19.03
2022
23
0
2
12
0
67
17.03
16.69
2021
16
1
2
5
0
26
17.36
20.47
2020
23
0
0
4
0
6
24.28
20.92
2019
27
0
2
2
0
18
20.86
24.17
2018
26
0
0
1
0
33
23.03
24.53
2017
26
0
1
1
0
10
23.89
22.25
2016
30
0
0
2
0
0
28.81
24.55
2015
39
0
0
0
0
0
29.31
30.69
2014
37
0
0
1
0
1
27.53
30.63
2013
37
0
0
1
0
3
33.18
37.73
2012
37
0
0
0
0
1
29.10
37.80
2011
36
0
0
0
0
5
33.75
39.78
2010
45
0
0
0
0
8
31.58
40.67
2009
52
0
0
0
0
0
38.13
40.75
2008
40
0
0
0
0
3
32.35
30.15