For the second week in a row Alex Bowman is absent, the Hendrick Motorsports driver in the NASCAR Cup Series is forced to forfeit following a concussion contracted during an accident on Texas Motor Speedway.
Alex Bowman can say goodbye to the title of champion in the NASCAR Cup Series. Last of the contenders for the title with the event on the Charlotte Motor Speedway from which he will be absent, Alex Bowman is automatically eliminated from the title race, since he will not be among the eight qualified for the third round.
The victim of an accident at Texas Motor Speedway in which he suffered a concussion, Alex Bowman withdrew from Talladega last week and is forced to do the same for the last road test of the 2022 season. Alabama, Noah Gragson will drive the #48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
“Alex’s health is our priority. Alex has a long career ahead of him, we will take the necessary time. We won’t put pressure on him to return until he’s 100 per cent. » says Jeff Andrews, president and general manager of Hendrick Motorsports