Alex Bowman has never been afraid of hard work, having learned its value while building his own race cars and pitching in at his father’s Arizona body shop. Now, after years of dogged commitment to his racing career, the rising star will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports in 2018. His car will carry a 19-race majority sponsorship from Nationwide with additional primary support from Axalta Coating Systems and Valvoline.
In 2018, Greg Ives will work with newcomer Alex Bowman in his fourth season atop the pit box for the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team. The Bark River, Michigan, native led the driver to one pole, three top-10 finishes and 200 laps led in 10 races during the 2016 season. Ives was the NASCAR XFINITY Series champion crew chief in 2014.