Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/9/14

LOUDON, NH - SEPTEMBER 18: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 18, 2009 in Loudon, New Hampshire (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Engine issues squashed the hopes of a first season win for Clint Bowyer and Brad Keselowski on Sunday. Bowyer led 48 laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway and had a seven-second lead over Joey Logano before the gremlins kicked in after 192 laps. Bowyer, who had an opportunity to make up ground on Jimmie Johnson after a wreck damaged the No. 48 Chevy on Lap 31 and eventually finished 28th, knew instantly from the smell that his engine was terminal. "It sings a different tune, you know?" Bowyer said. "Like a country music singer, some of them are deep, some of them are high pitch. It was high pitch singing a good tune and then she got a little deep and then she got sick." Bowyer's 39th-place finish was his worst result this season and his second engine failure in 2013. Bowyer was the third Toyota driver to experience a problem with his engine this weekend. Both Brian Vickers and Denny Hamlin changed engines prior to the AdvoCare 500. Still, he remains second in the point standings with a...
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