How anonymous is Clint Bowyer?

You’d think that making the Chase for the Nextel Cup, and winning his first career race last week, would earn Clint Bowyer some measure of fame. The type of fame that means your name isn’t misspelled, ever.

And yet, here’s what the Chase standings looked like on late Sunday:

Chase Standings
1. Jeff Gordon 5,340
2. Tony Stewart 5,338
3. Carl Edwards 5,337
4. Jimmie Johnson 5,336
5. Kyle Busch 5,330
6. Curt Bowyer 5,322
7. Martin Truex Jr. 5,294
8. Jeff Burton 5,265
9. Kyle Harvick 5,225
10. Matt Kenseth 5,224
11. Kurt Busch 5,189
12. Denny Hamlin 5,182

Sorry, Curt. Guess you’ll have to get into a fight on the track with Tony Stewart before you become “Clint.”

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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