With the ARCA Remax Series three day test session at Daytona International Speedway on December 19, 20 and 21st, the first two days were all that was needed for Todd Bowsher, son of legendary driver , and car owner Jack Bowsher to realize that he can come back to Daytona in February for the Advance Discount Auto Parts 200 and be competitive.
Although not the quickest car on the 2.5 mile superspeedway, the Jack Bowsher & Associates Motorsports crew made several adjustments throughout the two days they were on track and learned what was needed to come back in February and be a contender in a restrictor plate race. Todd said, "We're all optimistic about what we learned over the last couple of days here at Daytona, we might not have been the fastest car, but that's not what we came here for. It is a test session ! We came here to learn what we need to do to be one of the fastest cars when we come back here for the race and we gained that." He also said, " This is the best aero package we've ever had at a superspeedway, and we'll take this knowledge back to the shop in Springfield, Ohio and build on it, and be back here in February with a stout effort . We realize we may be a little down on horsepower for the test, but we're going to improve on that for the race."
With 46 cars on the entry list for the test , the #21 Ford Taurus, with primary sponsorship from Gordon Food Service and GFS Marketplace turned in times of 51.432sec/174.988mph on Friday and Saturday was 51.929sec/173.314mph.