Michael McDowell currently drives in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in the No. 98 K-Love/Curb Records Ford, along with some Nationwide Series driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.
McDowell will run in both the Drive 4 COPD 300 for the Nationwide Series on Saturday and hopes to race his way into the Daytona 500 this Thursday in the Budweiser Duels.
He will start 17th in the second duel Thursday afternoon after setting the 34th fastest lap in the qualifying session on Sunday with a speed of 193.544 mph.
I was fortunate enough to interview McDowell and ask him about a various of topics including goals to this season, racing at Daytona and stuff he likes to do on race weekends. He’s a class act and one of the nicest drivers you would ever meet.
Q: What are some of your goals/expectations this season?
McDowell: “My goals really are to on the Nationwide side to try and get a couple victories. I’ll have an opportunity with Joe Gibbs Racing again in the No. 18 car. And on the Cup side the goal i...