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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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Make or break? After 2014 struggles, Michael Waltrip Racing changing how it does busines

It might be too strong to call 2015 a make-or-break year for Michael Waltrip Racing, but at the very least it's a critical one. Last year, the team failed to win a race and got shut out of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as well, and that was bad for business. Winning is how teams sustain success -- winning races and making the Chase pays millions of dollars in NASCAR bonus and...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Toyota at Atlanta

JOPLIN, Mo. — Michael Waltrip Racing announced Tuesday morning that Brett Moffitt will pilot the No. 55 Toyota Camry at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Atlanta marks the second stop on the Sprint Cup Series calendar. Team owner, Michael Waltrip, will pilot the No. 55 in the season opener at Daytona. Vickers, who announced earlier this month that he would return at the Las Vegas Motor...
Via Rubbings Racing
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

'He s--t his pants': Clint Bowyer's rude awakening to the joys of parenthood

Michael Waltrip Racing's Clint Bowyer got a rude awakening to the joys of parenthood the other night when he had to change a very messy diaper. 
Via Shake and Bake
12 hours ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Vickers Cleared to Return at Las Vegas, Will be Eligible to Make Chase

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing announced Wednesday that Brian Vickers has been cleared for a return to his No. 55 Toyota in early March. Vickers has been recovering from corrective heart surgery for nearly two months. He is set to return during the Las Vegas Motor Speedway weekend and will miss the first two Sprint Cup Series points races. Michael Waltrip, who is a team...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  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 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

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...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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