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Clint Bowyer drives No. 14 Ford Mustang to eighth-place finish at Richmond Raceway

Clint Bowyer placed eighth in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway, adding 37 points to his season total.

Bowyer now sits at No. 14 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff standings with 2049 points. He’s posted six top-five finishes in 2019.

Martin Truex Jr came away with the victory in the race, with Kyle Busch following in second, and Denny Hamlin placing third. Brad Keselowski took fourth place, followed by Ryan Newman to round out the top five.

Truex came away victorious in Stage 1, and Busch took Stage 2.

Bowyer qualified in fifth position at 126.068 mph. The 15th-year driver has collected 10 career victories, 79 top-five finishes and has placed in the top 10 in 209 races.

Bowyer battled 37 other cars in the field and the race saw five cautions and 32 caution laps. There were six lead changes before the checkered flag.

With Truex finishing out front in Joe Gibbs Racing’s Camry, Toyota added 40 points to its season totals. Overall, Toyota ranks No. 1 with 1028 points, followed by Ford in the No. 2 spot with 991. Chevrolet sits at No. 3 with 947 points on the season.

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