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MICHAEL WALTRIP RUMORS

Michael Waltrip Racing prepares to lay off 217 employees

Michael Waltrip Racing filed notice Sept. 1 with the state of North Carolina that it intends to permanently lay off 217 employees at its race shop in Cornelius, North Carolina, as early as Nov. 1. The notice of layoffs appeared in the Sept. 2 WARN Notice produced by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The WARN Notice is a report of pending major layoffs employers have filed...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Statement from Toyota on Michael Waltrip Racing Announcement:

“We want to thank everyone at Michael Waltrip Racing for a great partnership and for being part of our ‘freshman class’- one of the race teams that helped us enter the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series nine years ago. Clint Bowyer has been a valuable member of the Toyota Racing family for the past four years, and we will continue to support him, and the rest of the MWR team through...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip Racing Co-Owner Rob Kauffman Buys Stake in Chip Ganassi Racing

(HHP/Harold Hinson) Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 July 30, 2015 After a report from the SportsBusiness Journal surfaced on Wednesday with the news that Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman was close to buying a stake in Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, both organizations confirmed on Thursday that Kauffman had indeed bought a share of the Ganassi...
Via Motor Racing Digest
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip - Double Duty At 'Dega

Michael Waltrip’s run on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars enters its sixth week Monday which means he’ll have plenty of work to do on and off the track at Talladega. When he isn’t driving the No. 66 MyAFibStory.com Toyota, he and his dance partner Emma Slater will be in Talladega practicing the dance they’ll perform Monday night.  The pair plan to fly to Los Angeles immediately...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fender To Fender: An Exclusive Interview With Michael Waltrip

FORT WORTH, Tx. - Michael Waltrip is by far one of the most unique individuals in the entire Sprint Cup Series garage area. His career began in the shadow of his brother, Darrell, a three-time Sprint Cup Series champion. But the younger Waltrip would go on to make a name for himself, despite a sluggish start to his career. Now 30 years after his first Sprint Cup Series start, Waltrip...
Via Rubbings Racing
October 03, 2014  |  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

Michael Waltrip talks MWR struggles, Marcos Ambrose unsure of future

Getty Images Michael Waltrip’s team went from three cars to just two cars after sponsorship for the No. 56 Toyota was lost at the end of the 2013 season. Once an organization on the way up, this year MWR has been hidden in the pack during Sprint Cup Series weekends. “I don’t think the cut to two teams hurt us at all,” Waltrip said during a stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway...
Via Tireball.com
August 09, 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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