POS Driver Car # MFG 1 David Ragan 34 Ford 2 David Gilliland 38 Ford 3 Carl Edwards 99 Ford 4 Michael Waltrip 55 Toyota 5 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 6 Regan Smith 51 Chevrolet 7 Martin Truex Jr 56 Toyota 8 Matt Kenseth 20 Toyota 9 Scott Speed 95 Ford 10 Aric Almirola 43 [...]
As a member of the Michael Waltrip Racing team, Christmas Abbott is bringing new exposure to women in NASCAR. While Danica Patrick made her own history in 2013 by capturing the pole at the Daytona 500, Abbott became the only female full-time member of a NASCAR pit crew. Show More Summary
Roush Fenway and Michael Waltrip Racing cars will have special decals at Sunday's race.
This is a pretty cool gesture from the Michael Waltrip Racing teams to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions at Kansas. The numbers on the side of the cars of Clint Bowyer, Martin Truex Jr. and Mark Martin will be emblazoned...Show More Summary
Joe Gibbs Racing has found its replacement driver for the No. 11 while Denny Hamlin is out and it's Mark Martin. The 55 year-old, who is driving a partial schedule for Michael Waltrip Racing in the No. 55, will fill in for Hamlin while...Show More Summary
During Sunday's NASCAR race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Michael Waltrip said 'strategery' by accident in the booth, then attributed the use of the word to Sarah Palin. Guess who's mad? Waltrip got tripped up on his words in the commentary box Sunday when he couldn't think of the word strategist and said strategery instead. Show More Summary
During Fox's telecast of the Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR race in Las Vegas on Sunday, Fox's NASCAR commentator Michael Waltrip and studio host Chris Myers displayed their ignorance by ridiculing former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin over words she never even said or that have never even been associated with her. Show More Summary
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When Michael Waltrip takes the green flag in the 55th running of the Daytona 500, he'll be in a used car no longer wanted by Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, one that has used parts purchased at auction or castoffs from Roush Yates. But that's not only what makes it so unique. The future No. Show More Summary
A car driven by race champion Michael Waltrip honoring the victims of the Newtown massacre qualified for this Sunday’s 55th running of the Daytona 500, a highly anticipated event watched by 13.5 million Americans every year. The car, fielded by the Swan Racing Company, is #26 in honor of the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn., schoolhouse massacre. Show More Summary
Your move Formula 1.
It’s not often these days that a two-time Daytona 500 winner, a NASCAR CEO, an underdog team looking to stake its place in the sport and a small suburban town all have something in common. But on Valentine’s Day, they all came together...Show More Summary
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR, Swan Racing and Michael Waltrip will do their part to contribute funding and awareness to the Sandy Hook relief effort with a custom-designed car to run in next week's Daytona 500. Waltrip, the two-time Daytona 500 winner, will run for Swan Racing in the No. Show More Summary
By Dave Grayson In January, Michael Waltrip addressed the media and, with a big smile on his face, said “this is breaking news: we don’t have any news. There’s really nothing new or different from 2012. Man, are we happy about that.” He has ever right to be happy about “no news to report.” Michael [...]
Vitals: 2nd in the points standings. 3 wins, 10 top 5s, 13 top 10s. 4 DNFs. Moment to remember: Clint Bowyer's first season at Michael Waltrip Racing netted him his first road course victory and (surprisingly) his first victory at aShow More Summary
2012 Ride: No. 56 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 2012 Primary Sponsors: NAPA (35 Races), Carlyle Tools (one race) 2012 Owner: Michael Waltrip 2012 Crew Chief: Chad Johnston Stats: 36 Starts, 0 Wins, 7 Top 5s, 19 Top 10s, 11th in points. Best finish: 2nd, twice (Kansas). Average finish: 12.1.
Michael Waltrip has announced that he and his race team will be investors in a new racetrack coming to Columbus, Ohio. The Sports Pavilion and Automotive Research Complex is currently being developed on the site of the city's Cooper Stadium and will include a half-mile track and seating for 8,500 spectators. Show More Summary
Much has been said about the success at Michael Waltrip Racing this year. The organization had never been a part of the Chase for the Sprint Cup before, but this year, MWR did a complete 180, of sorts, putting both its teams led by full-time drivers solidly into the Chase. Only two races remain to [...]
Martin, talk about your season so far and what it has meant to have two Michael Waltrip Racing cars in the Chase for the first time. MARTIN TRUEX JR.: Yeah, it’s obviously been a great season for everybody at Michael Waltrip Racing, and being part of the team, this being my third year, it’s obviously [...]
A hero’s welcome awaits Clint Bowyer’s return to his native Kansas this week. And why not? Bowyer, who switched teams at the conclusion of 2011 – from Richard Childress Racing to Michael Waltrip Racing – is riding a high that well could take the Emporia native straight to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. [...]
A week after Clint Bowyer's second victory of 2012, the good news continued for the driver and his Michael Waltrip Racing team: MWR announced Peak Motor Oil will be the primary sponsor on Bowyer's No. 15 car for three races per season...Show More Summary