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MICHAEL WALTRIP RUMORS

Michael Waltrip likens 'Dancing With the Stars' to running a NASCAR race

Michael Waltrip says he is competing on the 'Dancing With the Stars' television show mostly to gain exposure for NASCAR in general and for his Michael Waltrip Racing team in particular. "It's just like a NASCAR race," he says.
Via Shake and Bake
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Waltrip Looks to Dance His Way to Trophy

CHICAGO — As the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Michael Waltrip will be competing for a different kind of trophy.  Beginning Monday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, Waltrip will begin his pursuit of the Mirror Ball Trophy as a contestant on “Dancing With the Stars.” The Sprint Cup team owner and two-time Daytona 500 winner will...
Via Sicknissified
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers No. 55 Aaron's/Samsung Chicagoland Preview - Waltrip Dancing With The Stars

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers has a lot to race for in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season’s final 10 races. Although, the Michael Waltrip Racing team won’t be in the Chase, the No. 55 crew has its sights set on a return trip to victory lane and preparation for its second season together in 2015. The No. 55 will carry a special paint scheme this weekend honoring...

Michael Waltrip Racing Switching From Title Hunters To Spoilers

It was one year ago that Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) went from euphoria of having two of their three cars in the Chase for the Sprint Cup to feeling the wrath of NASCAR for potentially fixing the outcome of the race. That snowball led to the shutdown of one of[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Michael Waltrip Racing – On the Outside Looking In

We all know the story. One year ago at Richmond International Raceway, in what was arguably one of the most controversial events in the history of NASCAR, Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) received a huge black eye and gave the sport a huge black eye, when his driver, Clint Bowyer, spun his No. 15 Toyota Camry to bring out a caution and help a teammate earn a spot in The Chase. That move...
Via On Pit Road
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones and Michael Waltrip will compete on Dancing with the Stars

She is a three-time United States Olympian; he is a Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR team co-owner. Starting September 15, both Lolo Jones and Michael Waltrip will be competing against each other for the Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”. Lolo Jones walking the Red Carpet at the 2014 ESPY Awards this past July. According to a report in Wednesday’s New York...
Via 110 Nation Sports
11 days ago  |  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

Michael Waltrip And More Daytona News

Michael Waltrip will be in the #66 car at Dayton on Saturday. Mike Wallace will be in the #93 car at Daytona on Friday. Johnny Sauter will be in the #80 car at Daytona on Friday. Goody’s will sponsor Regan Smith this Friday night.  
Via The Pit Stop
July 01, 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

Waltrip: Team will learn, move on

Michael Waltrip adopted his manufacturer's old slogan "moving forward" as the theme for Friday morning's meeting with the media, following this week's announcement that team sponsor NAPA would part ways with the No. 56 MWR Toyota at the end of this season. NAPA's Thursday decision came 11 days after the debacle at Richmond International Raceway, where Clint...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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