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Hometown Hero Waltrip Hopes For Kentucky Breakthrough

Thought omnipresent at a race track – in either a television studio or walking pit road – Owensboro, Kentucky native Michael Waltrip doesn’t get behind the wheel of a race car all that often anymore. He has people to do that for him, these days. And they’ll represent him at his home track of Kentucky [...]

Several NASCAR teams will show support for Boston victims at STP 400

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Roush Fenway and Michael Waltrip Racing cars will have special decals at Sunday's race.        

NASCAR Kansas 2014: Clint Bowyer optimistic about home track win

An eventful week for Clint Bowyer concludes with a race on his home track Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. A new bride, an extended contract with Michael Waltrip Racing and son on the way, Clint Bowyer has a lot to smile about as of late. There is, however, one thing noticeably absent: a win. Show More Summary

Clint Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing sign contract extension

Clint Bowyer, sponsor 5-Hour Energy and crew chief Brian Pattie all sign “multiyear” contract extensions with Michael Waltrip Racing. Professionally and personally Clint Bowyer is now in long-term contracts, as the newlywed signed aShow More Summary

Clint Bowyer re-ups with Michael Waltrip Racing

Clint Bowyer may be having one hell of a Cinco de Mayo party. Michael Waltrip Racing announced Monday that Bowyer, crew chief Brian Pattie and sponsor 5-Hour Energy signed contract extensions with the team. Bowyer's contract had been up at the end of the season. Show More Summary

NASCAR Richmond 2014: Clint Bowyer: Richmond scandal a ‘bad deal’

As Clint Bowyer returns to the scene of his notorious transgression, he yearns to move past the events of last fall that resulted in record sanctions for Michael Waltrip Racing. In the same week Clint Bowyer experienced one life altering...Show More Summary

Did Michael Waltrip think he was talking to Donna Summer on pit road at Auto Club?

Michael Waltrip's pre-race grid walks on Fox are always a source of awkwardness. Even when he's not thinking he's talking to someone he's not. For Fox's pre-race show before Sprint Cup Series races, the two-time Daytona 500 champion,...Show More Summary

Martin Truex Jr.'s 2014 hasn't gone well through the first six races

After NAPA left Michael Waltrip Racing in the wake of the Richmond race-manipulation scandal, Martin Truex Jr. was able to make the best of a bad situation. Because NAPA left, his full-time ride at MWR was gone. But Furniture Row Racing, who made the 2013 Chase with Kurt Busch, had an opening because Busch was heading to Stewart-Haas Racing. Show More Summary

What to Expect from Michael Waltrip Racing in the 2014 NASCAR Season

The 2014 Sprint Cup season could be a season of redemption for Michael Waltrip Racing. When placed in comparison to their disastrous 2013 campaign, anything would be a measure of success as long as they could distance themselves from...Show More Summary

Michael Waltrip Racing’s Ty Norris reinstated by NASCAR

NASCAR reinstated Michael Waltrip Racing general manager Ty Norris on Thursday after his suspension when MWR was penalized for race manipulation after Richmond in September. "NASCAR announced Thursday that it has reinstated Ty Norris, an executive with Michael Waltrip Racing," the sanctioning body said in a statement. Show More Summary

NAPA’s back in NASCAR, will sponsor Chase Elliott in Nationwide Series

NAPA's hiatus from NASCAR didn't really become one at all. After announcing that it was leaving Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the season because of the race manipulation allegations at Richmond, the auto parts company will sponsor Chase Elliott full-time in the Nationwide Series in 2014. Elliott will drive the No. Show More Summary

Swan Racing plans two full-time teams with Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt

Swan Racing announced Tuesday that it would field full-time teams for Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014. The team started this season with Michael Waltrip behind the wheel at Daytona and then with David Stremme. Show More Summary

Jeff Burton to drive part-time for Michael Waltrip Racing

We now know what Michael Waltrip Racing plans to do with the part-time car it's running next year. And we now know what Jeff Burton is planning to do in 2014. The team announced Monday that Burton would assume a part-time driving and...Show More Summary

Chad Johnston to crew chief for Tony Stewart in 2014

Tony Stewart will have a new crew chief when he returns to the Sprint Cup Series. Chad Johnston, formerly the crew chief for Martin Truex Jr. at Michael Waltrip Racing, will become Stewart's crew chief for the 2014 season. He's replacing...Show More Summary

Taking Care of Business: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Edition

BY DAVE GRAYSON SADLER TO RUN CUP FOR REMAINDER OF THE SEASON  Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Elliott Sadler will drive the #55 Aaron s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2013 season s final four NASCAR Sprint Cup races. Sadler replaces Brian Vickers who informed MWR on Oct. 14 that he would be unavailable for [...]

Teams Wrap Up Texas Test -- Major Tire Wear Reported

Last week, Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Roush Fenway Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing planned a three-day test at Texas Motor Speedway in order to prepare for the AAA Texas 500, which will be run on November 3rd. However, the entire test was washed out due to rain on both Monday and Tuesday. Show More Summary

Elliott Sadler will drive for Brian Vickers in last four races of 2013

Michael Waltrip Racing has tabbed Elliott Sadler to drive the final four races of the season in the No. 55 after Brian Vickers was sidelined because of a blood clot in his right calf. “Elliott has all the attributes we were looking for. Show More Summary

Truex To Furniture Row In 2014?

After Michael Waltrip Racing announced they would cut down to two full-time cars (Nos. 15 and 55), plus a currently unnumbered R&D team for 2014, Martin Truex, Jr. and crew chief Chad Johnston were released from their contracts effective the end of November. Show More Summary

Report: Martin Truex has found his ride for 2014 and it’s at Furniture Row

Martin Truex will have a full-time Sprint Cup Series ride in 2014. Fox Sports is reporting that Truex will sign with Furniture Row Racing and replace Kurt Busch at the end of the season. Truex was the odd man out at Michael Waltrip Racing...Show More Summary

How One Night Derailed the Future of Michael Waltrip Racing in Sprint Cup

It is difficult to believe that only five weeks ago the future of Michael Waltrip Racing in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series seemed so bright. On the eve of the Sept. 7 race at Richmond International Raceway, driver Clint Bowyer already had clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, and the hope of the organization was that teammate Martin Truex Jr. Show More Summary

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