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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Hope for Michael Waltrip Racing

It’s been a difficult couple years for Michael Waltrip Racing. At the end of the Sept. 7 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway in 2013, the team seemed to be in the best position in its then-seven-year existence....Show More Summary

David Ragan returns to Joe Gibbs Racing for Xfinity race

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan will pull double duty at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway this weekend. In addition to his normal duties as driver of the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota in Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race, he’ll also climb behind the wheel of the No 20 Joe Gibbs Racing [...]

Michael Waltrip Racing personnel shifts

By AMANDA VINCENT Michael Waltrip Racing has shuffled some key personnel in efforts to improve performance of its two-team NASCAR sprint Cup Series operation that includes the No. 55 Toyota driven by David Ragan and the No. 15 Toyota driven by Clint Bowyer, according to a release from MWR on Tuesday. The changes sare effective [...]

Michael Waltrip Racing Announce Crew Chief Swap

Michael Waltrip Racing announced a crew chief swap for its two-car NASCAR Sprint Cup Series program  Tuesday. Each of these changes will be put in place effective immediately. Brian Pattie will move over to the No. 55 Toyota driven by David Ragan from the No. 15 Toyota. Billy Scott, who has led Ragan and numerous...

Michael Waltrip Racing swaps crew chiefs for Clint Bowyer, David Ragan

Clint Bowyer and David Ragan will each have new crew chiefs beginning this weekend at Michigan. In hopes of jumpstarting what has been an underwhelming couple of seasons, Michael Waltrip Racing is exchanging the crew chiefs of its two Sprint Cup Series teams. Brian Pattie will move from Clint Bowyer's No. Show More Summary

Michael Waltrip Racing swaps Bowyer and Ragan crew chiefs

Michael Waltrip Racing is trading crew chiefs in an attempt to up the performance of its two cars. Effective immediately, Brian Pattie will become David Ragan's crew chief for the No. 55. Billy Scott, previously the No. 55 crew chief, will be the crew chief for Clint Bowyer's No. Show More Summary

David Ragan Switches to Michael Waltrip Racing

A lot of changes have been taking place in the NASCAR world over the last few days. For starters, GoDaddy will not be renewing Danica Patrick for their next campaign. In more notable news, David Ragan will be switching over to Michael Waltrip Racing starting next week and will remain for the remainder of the

Cause celeb: race car driver Michael Waltrip

Celeb: Michael Waltrip might have been known for winning the Daytona 500 twice and for breaking down the cars-zooming-in-circles action as a NASCAR analyst for FOX. But that was until the tall and not-exactly-graceful Kentucky native (and brother of racing champ Darrell Waltrip) joined the cast of Season 14 of “Dancing With the Stars,” cha-cha-cha-ing his […]

Michael Waltrip -- 'McDreamy' Has Racing Groupies ... He's Legit On the Track

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Patrick Dempsey is making serious strides on the racing circuit -- not only impressing other drivers... but already racking up a solid bunch of race groupies... so says NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.  The former…

David Ragan to Replace Brian Vickers for Rest of Season Due to Blood Clots

David Ragan's whirlwind season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has taken another turn as it was announced Tuesday that the veteran will drive the Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 car for the remainder of the 2015 campaign. With Brian Vickers...Show More Summary

David Ragan to substitute for Brian Vickers at Michael Waltrip Racing

Michael Waltrip Racing names David Ragan to drive its No. 55 car for the remainder of the 2015 season. With Brian Vickers uncertain to return, Michael Waltrip Racing needed a veteran driver. And with Joe Gibbs Racing wanting to giveShow More Summary

David Ragan moves to MWR for rest of 2015

By AMANDA VINCENT Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Tuesday morning that David Ragan will drive the organization’s No. 55 Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the remainder of the 2015 season, beginning with the race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City on May 9. Team co-owner Michael Waltrip will race the car Sunday [...]

Michael Waltrip Racing makes David Ragan move official

David Ragan's move to the No. 55 of Michael Waltrip Racing is official. The team announced the move Tuesday morning. Ragan will move from the No. 18 at Joe Gibbs Racing to the No. 55 at Kansas Speedway on May 9 and finish the year with the team. Show More Summary

David Ragan moving to Michael Waltrip Racing, per report

Michael Waltrip Racing will sign David Ragan to drive its No. 55 car, and Erik Jones will replace Ragan at Joe Gibbs Racing. Although the 2015 season is just a few months old, David Ragan is preparing to join his third team with a move...Show More Summary

Report: David Ragan expected to drive MWR's No. 55 in May

Is David Ragan going to drive for another Toyota team in 2015? According to the Charlotte Observer, Ragan is expected to take over the No. 55 car for Michael Waltrip Racing starting at Kansas Speedway on May 9. The Associated Press first...Show More Summary

So how much does a NASCAR crewmember make?

Glad you asked. Try $160,000 a year for one of the guys that goes over the wall and changes tires during the race. That figure, as reported by ESPN, comes from a lawsuit against Michael Waltrip Racing  by a former tire changer for the team. A former Michael Waltrip Racing tire changer claims he was […]

NASCAR Debris Cautions In Texas Were Probably Caused By Taco Dribble

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

NASCAR doesn't always do the best job of explaining their debris cautions. Today's race at Texas Motor Speedway has a convenient Tex-Mex excuse for any yellow flags that get thrown. Pit lane commentator Michael Waltrip spilled a taco all over Denny Hamlin's car on the grid. Read more...

What's wrong with Michael Waltrip Racing?

A prolonged slump raises questions about Michael Waltrip Racing and its future as a viable contender. Not too long ago everything seemed so promising within Michael Waltrip Racing. After an inauspicious 2007 debut -- which included the...Show More Summary

Toyota-backed Joe Gibbs Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing seeking turnaround

Auto Club Speedway may be Toyota’s home track, but Sunday could be a struggle for the manufacturer. Based in Torrance, Calif. is Toyota's North American headquarters. In Costa Mesa, Calif., is Toyota Racing Development, the central point...Show More Summary

Brett Moffitt joins Front Row Motorsports for 3 Sprint Cup races

For the next three races Brett Moffitt will drive Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 car. An impressive outing in what was a one-off ride with Michael Waltrip Racing has landed Brett Moffitt a three-race deal with Front Row Motorsports. Driving...Show More Summary

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