Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/22/13

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet, stands on pit road after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 6, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR)
In addition to preparing to try to better his 2012 runner-up finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings, Clint Bowyer is getting ready to make his debut in the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Bowyer joins Michael Waltrip Racing co-owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman and Rui Aguas on the AF Waltrip Racing team for the event. Bowyer, for his part, hasn't found the speed in the cars that he might have hoped in recent runs. During the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, Bowyer jokingly asked if he should wear cowboy boots and tuck his fire suit into them before climbing into his Ferrari 458 GT. Overall, though, he deemed the looming race as "interesting." He said he joined the team because Kauffman asked him to. "Rob does so much for us, it's like this: If Rob asks you to do anything, the answer is yes. I don't care what is in front of it or what we're doing, I owe it to him to do that. I enjoy Rob, I've really enjoyed getting to k...
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