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MICHAEL WALTRIP RUMORS

Moffitt lands another Sprint Cup opportunity for next three races

Brett Moffitt will drive for Front Row Motorsports for the next three races, beginning this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Moffitt, who is under contract with Michael Waltrip Racing, finished eighth filling in for Brian Vickers last weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Vickers will return to MWR this weekend at Las Vegas. Moffitt, 22, will drive the organization's No. 34 Ford...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Moffitt Shows Impressive Run at Atlanta

JOPLIN, Mo. — Brett Moffitt got an opportunity of his lifetime this past weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway from Michael Waltrip Racing. The organization called up the Iowa native to pilot the No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Moffitt, who is under contract with the racing team, posted a finish of eighth on Sunday, earning his best finish in the series...
Via Rubbings Racing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MWR co-owner speaks positively of Brent Moffitt

Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman is speaking positively about developmental driver Brent Moffitt following his performance at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. “We are proud of how the entire #55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team has performed while Brian Vickers was recovering from his December surgery. The race in Atlanta showcased the progress of the entire organization...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Super sub: Brett Moffitt finishes eighth for Michael Waltrip Racing

As he climbed from the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, Brett Moffitt was red-faced and fighting back tears. In only his eighth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start, and his first with a competitive team, the 21-year-old Iowa native scored a surprising eighth-place finish in Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedwayt, holding of 2012 series champion Brad...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Daytona 500 Preview

The No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team at Michael Waltrip Racing will wait until the third race of the season before its regular driver Brian Vickers climbs behind the wheel of the team’s Toyota Camry. As Vickers recovers from December heart surgery, MWR founder and co-owner Michael Waltrip will make his 28th start in the Great American Race in Daytona where he has won twice....

NSCS: Michael Waltrip Racing Looking to Get Back On Track in 2015

JOPLIN, Mo. — Michael Waltrip Racing goes into the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hoping to recover from a very bad 2014 season. The entire organization isn’t happy about last season and looks forward to get back on track this year. The team enters their eighth season in the series. Waltrip spoke mainly on one subject: rebuilding. With the performance not being there all last...
Via Rubbings Racing
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brian Vickers cleared to race for Early March; Michael Waltrip to run Daytona 500

Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Wednesday, January 21st that Brian Vickers has been medically cleared to return to Sprint Cup series competition in early March. “The doctors gave me a clean bill of health and said I will be better than before,” Vickers said. “The advancements in modern medicine and surgical procedures are amazing and I have to thank my doctors at the...
Via On Pit Road
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Final Lap, Episode 324: Michael Waltrip Interview / New Hampshire Preview

SHOW #324 – Guest: Michael Waltrip talks AFIB, and DWTS. – We also recap Chicagoland, The latest on Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch has a long lens, Marcos Ambrose heads home at seasons end, JGR snatches RPM sponsors, no surprises in the bottom 4, plus we preview New Hampshire (did you know it’s flat, paperclip-like, and flat. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. ( Roughly 48...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Michael Waltrip Racing Makes Driver Changes to 2014 Season

NASCAR Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Michael Waltrip Racing made some changes to the No. 66 Toyota ride for a couple of upcoming races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Originally, Jeff Burton was supposed to be behind the wheel of the entry at next weekend’s race at the Michigan International Speedway. But, due to changes on the car that they were trying to achieve at MIS...
Via Race Review Online
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip Mistakes Woman For Donna Summer At NASCAR Race (Video)

NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip came across plenty of success during his time behind the wheel, but apparently all his skill didn’t transfer over to his broadcasting position with FOX Sports. While he was doing some prep work on Monday at the Auto Club 400 race, Waltrip thought he saw famous singer Donna Summers and hustled over to see her, even singing one of her more popular songs...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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