After marking a career-best four-win season in his first year in the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet with 14-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, Alex Bowman focuses on continuing to etch his name in the organization’s history books. Bowman made his transition from the No. 88 at the end of the 2020 season when seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson retired from Hendrick Motorsports, and gave primary partner Ally their first win in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway in April 2021.
The 2021 season marked Greg Ives’ seventh as a crew chief in the NASCAR Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports and his fourth atop the pit box with driver Alex Bowman behind the wheel. Last year, Ives and Bowman notched four wins, eight top-five finishes, 16 top-10s, a DAYTONA 500 pole position, and their fourth consecutive playoff appearance. The pair first worked together at Hendrick Motorsports in 2016 when Bowman turned heads while driving 10 races for injured Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. This year, the duo will set off in the in the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with full-season primary partner Ally for the 38-race schedule.