LOUDON, N.H. — staff report — NASCAR photo — Clint Bowyer is on baby watch as his wife Lorra is expecting the couple’s first child.
Bowyer is at New Hampshire for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race, the Sylvania 300 (Sunday, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN) and was practicing in the his No. 15 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing in Friday’s opening practice.
Defending Camping World Truck Series champion and current series points leader Matt Crafton is on standby for Bowyer.
Bowyer has a favorable history at the Magic Mile. He has two of his eight Sprint Cup wins at the track.
It’s a duty familiar to Crafton, as he was held on standby for Paul Menard as he and his wife were expecting the birth of a child at Las Vegas earlier this year.