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DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 09: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Valvoline Chevrolet, sits in his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 09, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Alex Bowman signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

One day before NASCAR resumes its 2020 season, Alex Bowman broke the news on Twitter that he will be back with 12-time Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports in 2021.

In the midst of his third year driving full-time for car owner Rick Hendrick, Bowman currently sits a career-high fourth in the Cup standings. The Tucson, Arizona native is coming off a 2019 season of personal bests that saw him record his first Cup win at Chicagoland Speedway and secure his second consecutive playoff berth with No. 88 crew chief Greg Ives.

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