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  • • Clint Bowyer leaving SHR, to join FOX Sports booth in 2021
    Bowyer, 41, has raced full-time at the Cup level since 2006. His career includes ten wins and over 500 NCS starts, as well as NASCAR Xfinity Series title in 2008. He started his career with Richard Childress Racing before joining Michael Waltrip Racing in 2012, where he placed a career-best second in the championship standings.Since 2017, he has driven the No. 14 for SHR. He's won ...Keep rea...2020
  • • Turn Back the Clock: 2014 NASCAR Season, Kevin Harvick Stands Tall
    2014 was a time for change, heated moments and odd occurrences. After the NASCAR world reeled from a controversy that left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth, several changes were made. At Richmond Raceway in 2013, the final race of the regular season, Michael Waltrip Racing allegedly attempted to manipulate the final few laps in … The post Turn Back the Clock: 2014 NASCAR Season, Kevin Harvick...2020
  • • The Scene Vault: Lake Speed on getting punched by Michael Waltrip
    By Steve Waid During his career, Lake Speed was considered one of the nicest guys in NASCAR, in the garage and on the track. Many thought he was among the least likely to get into an altercation. But that was exactly what happened at the 1995 Miller Genuine Draft 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Any […]...2020
  • • Watch: Larry the Cable Guy joins Michael Waltrip for iRacing Pre-Race show | NASCAR ON FOX
    Larry the Cable Guy joins Michael Waltrip for iRacing Pro Invitational Series Pre-Race show at virtual Richmond Raceway....2020
  • • NASCAR drivers discuss if Michael Waltrip is a better broadcaster or driver
    NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series drivers discuss if Michael Waltrip is a better broadcaster or driver...2020
  • • Watch: Michael Waltrip on if Noah Gragson spun Myatt Snider on purpose at Las Vegas | NASCAR ON FOX
    Michael Waltrip on if Noah Gragson spun Myatt Snider on purpose at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. #NASCARonFOX #NASCAR #NoahGragson #MyattSnider #LasVegasMotorSpeedway #MichaelWaltrip SUBSCRIBE for more from NASCAR on FOX: https://foxs.pt/SubscribeNASCARonFOX ► FOX Sports YouTube channel: http://foxs.pt/SubscribeFOXSPORTS See more from NASCAR on FOX: https://foxs.p...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends celebration by Denny Hamlin, No. 11 team
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on NASCAR America: "I think back to 2001 when dad had his accident and Michael Waltrip had made it all the way to victory lane himself and celebrating what he feels like was the most incredible moment of his life."...2020
  • • Is Denny Hamlin’s 2016 Daytona 500 win the best move in NASCAR history?
    Michael Waltrip asks Martin Truex Jr. what he thought of Danny Hamlin's historic 2016 Daytona 500 win. Truex Jr. lost to Hamlin by a few inches....2020
  • • Watch: Michael Waltrip's perfect storm of a win in 2003 Daytona 500
    The 2003 Daytona 500 was the perfect storm for driver Michael Waltrip. With 95 laps to go in the 200-lap event at Daytona International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson took the green flag as the leader with Waltrip just behind him. Waltrip, however, had a secret weapon -- his teammate and superspeedway ace,...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Kyle Busch adds wrestling title to resume
    Just a little over two weeks removed from winning his second NASCAR Cup Series championship, Kyle Busch briefly held a title of a different kind Monday night in Nashville when he took the WWE 24/7 championship from wrestler R-Truth. Busch was attending WWE Raw at Bridgestone Arena while in Nashville to celebrate his 2019 Cup Series title, as NASCAR’s annual Champion’s Week moved from Las Vegas to ...2019

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  • Kurt Busch opens up about the low point in his career and how he overcame it
    • Kurt Busch opens up about the low point in his career and how he overcame it
    On Episode 23 of Waltrip Unfiltered, Kurt Busch talks to Michael Waltrip about his relationship with his brother, Kyle Busch, and how they handled the aftermath of the All-Star crash when both wrecked, plus Kurt talks about his low point in his career and how he overcame it to come out on the better side, and his relationship with Nick Harrison....2019
  • William Byron on how he handled the Brad Keselowski wreck after practice
    • William Byron on how he handled the Brad Keselowski wreck after practice
    William Byron tells Michael Waltrip how he handled Thursday's practice crash and what he did with Brad Keselowski...2019
  • • Brett Moffitt Lands NCWTS Ride for Daytona and Atlanta
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  After the closure of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the 2015 season, MWR development driver, Brett Moffitt, was left without a ride. Moffitt spent most of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season filling in for Matt Tifft who had under-gone surgery for a brain tumor. In this substitute role in the Red Horse Racing No. 11 Toyota Tundra, Moffitt scored...2017
  • • Countdown to Daytona: Remembering Dale Jr.'s first 500 victory
    The 59th Daytona 500 is now a mere 8 days away. On Feb. 26th at 2 p.m. ET on FOX, 40 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will roll off at Daytona International Speedway to kick off the Great American Race. So today’s look back takes us to 2004, when Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the first of his two Daytona 500s, as he thundered to victory in the No. 8 Dale Earnhardt Inc. Chevrolet. Earnhardt qualif...2017
  • • Cassill and Ragan Team Up at Front Row Motorsports for 2017
    By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor After a successful first season behind the wheel for Front Row Motorsports in 2016, Landon Cassill will return to the team in 2017 to continue their work together, while his teammate for next season will be a familiar face in the FRM shop. Joining Cassill will be David Ragan, who drove for the team from 2012 through the 2015 Daytona 500 and earned the team’s fi...2016
  • • Michael Waltrip wrecks at Talladega, sparks Twitter debate
    2016
  • • Michael Waltrip wrecks at Talladega, sparks Twitter debate
    2016
  • • Michael Waltrip, Ryan Newman tangle at Daytona; others involved
    The first big Daytona 500 crash occurred early on in Wednesday's second practice at Daytona International Speedway after Ty Dillon's No. 95 Chevrolet began spewing oil.Behind Dillon, Reed Sorenson checked up in Turn 2, and when he did, Michael Waltrip ran into the back of Ryan Newman, who was behind Sorenson."The oil filter cracked on the weld. Just a part failure," said Dillon. "I hate it for eve...2016
  • • Fantasy Fast Trax: Homestead Finale Frenzy
    Matthew T. ThackerNKP Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa November 18, 2015 Homestead-Miami Speedway – Ford EcoBoost 400 Here is a look ahead to the action on the track in both DraftKings and Yahoo fantasy formats. DraftKings drivers to target Kevin Harvick, #4: Harvick won this race a year ago and is in contention again for a championship. He only led 54 laps a year ago but he ...2015
  • • The rundown: Teams that have been penalized or warned in the Chase
    Martin Truex Jr. (78) had trouble getting through NASCAR inspection at Dover on Oct. 4. Patrick SmithNow that it's Chase time, NASCAR penalties and warnings are more important than ever. Here's a list of all the infractions NASCAR has acted on since the playoffs commenced for Sprint Cup Series teams last month at Chicagoland Speedway.Sept. 23NASCAR announced penalties on Wednesday afternoon to tw...2015

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  • • Danica Patrick shows she knows how to prepare for a rain delay
    You've got to give NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Danica Patrick credit where credit is due.Heading into the weekend, Patrick saw the weather report for Pocono Raceway was dicey at best and immediately began mental -- and puppy -- preparations for surviving the inevitable rain delays.She daydreamed about a recent vacation with one Instagram post, and posted about her puppy on two others.Without a...2016

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Michael Waltrip trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • FOX Sports announces lineup of Cup drivers as guest analysts for XFINITY Series in 2017
    For the third consecutive year, FOX Sports features a rotation of prominent Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers as guest driver analysts for its 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series race telecasts, beginning with the season opener at Daytona. FOX NASCAR adds to the TV booth for the first time Chase Elliott (one race) and Jamie McMurray (one), who join Kevin Harvick (five), Brad Keselowski and Joey Loga...2017
  • • Clint Bowyer looks ahead and not back with Stewart-Haas Racing
    The second-happiest driver to take the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway behind the seven-time NASCAR Premier Series champion Jimmie Johnson may well have been Clint Bowyer.Bowyer, who as recently as 2012 finished second in the championship race, wound up 27th in points in 2016, a full 10 spots behind his worst previous career points finish.In 2016, Bowyer had no wins, no poles, no top fi...2016
  • • Clint Bowyer looks ahead and not back with Stewart-Haas Racing
    The second-happiest driver to take the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway behind the seven-time NASCAR Premier Series champion Jimmie Johnson may well have been Clint Bowyer.Bowyer, who as recently as 2012 finished second in the championship race, wound up 27th in points in 2016, a full 10 spots behind his worst previous career points finish.In 2016, Bowyer had no wins, no poles, no top fi...2016
  • • Clint Bowyer's year in NASCAR purgatory coming to a close
    Clint Bowyer’s year of purgatory is almost over and for the Kansas native, it can’t end too soon.In the spring of 2015, Bowyer signed a contract extension to remain at Michael Waltrip Racing, where he finished a career-best second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in 2012.But MWR folded at the end of the year, a shock to Bowyer given that he had just re-upped with the team.Suddenly a fr...2016
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to join FOX XFINITY broadcast at Michigan
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is scheduled to join the FOX NASCAR television booth as a guest driver analyst for FS1's live coverage of the XFINITY Series race from Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 11 (1:30 p.m. ET).Earnhardt Jr. will team with FOX NASCAR play-by-play announcer Adam Alexander and analyst Michael Waltrip to offer analysis for the entire race.Earnhardt will be the eighth Sprin...2016
  • • Jeff Gordon, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds weigh in on Richmond
    NASCAR gears up for more short-track racing this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, where FOX Sports offers 20 hours of live, on-track action. Coverage includes FS1's NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, April 23 (12:30 p.m. ET) and culminates with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on FOX on Sunday, April 24 (1:00 p.m. ET).   On Sunday, Mike Joy leads the FOX NASCAR booth with analysis ...2016
  • • Gordon, Darrell Waltrip, McReynolds share their thoughts on Bristol
    NASCAR heads to "Thunder Valley" this weekend, where FOX Sports offers 19 hours of short-track racing live from Bristol Motor Speedway. Coverage includes FS1's live NASCAR XFINITY Series race coverage on Saturday, April 16 (12:30 p.m.ET), featuring the first-ever pair of Heats and a Main race, and culminates with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race coverage on FOX on Sunday, April 17 (1:00 p.m. ET).  On...2016
  • • Michael Waltrip offers wrecked race car for Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s collection
    This wrecked race car would be the perfect addition to Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s famous collection....2016
  • • NSCS/NXS: FOX NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway Quotes & Programming Schedule
    Logano Makes FOX NASCAR TV Booth Debut at Phoenix in NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Race First of Four 2016 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Races Live on FOX on Saturday  Waltrip, McReynolds & Hammond Break Down Latest Storylines FOX Sports offers a NASCAR doubleheader this weekend from Phoenix International Raceway, with more than 18 hours of programming, including FOX’s live NASCAR XFINITY SERIES race coverage on ...2016
  • • NSCS: Michael Waltrip Looks to Win in One-Off Start
    Michael Waltrip will make his 29th start in the Great American Race on Sunday, but ahead of that he has to get his No. 83 Maxwell House Toyota through the Duels, which can sometimes brew trouble. If anybody can do it, though, it’s Waltrip as he is known to many fans as a restrictor plate expert. He has four total wins in Cup competition, two of which came in the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003. Despi...2016

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  • • Clint Bowyer leaving SHR, to join FOX Sports booth in 2021
    Bowyer, 41, has raced full-time at the Cup level since 2006. His career includes ten wins and over 500 NCS starts, as well as NASCAR Xfinity Series title in 2008. He started his career with Richard Childress Racing before joining Michael Waltrip Racing in 2012, where he placed a career-best second in the championship standings.Since 2017, he has driven the No. 14 for SHR. He's won ...Keep rea...2020
  • • Return of Long Provides Cup Garage with Much-Needed Throwback
    This weekend at Kansas Speedway, longtime independent driver Carl Long will make his return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area. After reaching a settlement with NASCAR on a fine that was levied against him after the 2009 All-Star Race weekend, the Roxboro, North Carolina driver will run in his first Cup race since 2006 at Bristol. For the better part of the decade, Long was banned...2017
  • • Mullins: For Bowyer, It’s Not If He’ll Win, But When
    Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 14 Stewart Haas Racing Ford, has been close to victory this year with a pair of top-five finishes in his first eight races since joining SHR. It’s been 157 races since Bowyer visited victory lane, the Fall race at Charlotte on October 13, 2012, to be exact. After three years of not running up to personal standards with the now defunct Michael Waltrip Racing, many pe...2017
  • • Hamlin Passes Earnhardt Jr. Late to Gain Victory in Second Duel
    Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. with two laps to go and ultimately held off Clint Bowyer and Kurt Busch to gain his third career Can-Am Duel victory. Bowyer just nudged teammate Busch to finish second while AJ Allmendinger and Austin Dillon round out the Top-5. Earnhardt Jr. led a race high 53 laps but was relegated to a sixth place finish earning five points and will enter the Daytona 500 ...2017
  • • Waltrip Making Final NASCAR Start
    Michael Waltrip will hang up his helmet and firesuit for the final time after this weekend’s Daytona 500. The two-time Daytona 500 winner will call an end to his career after more than 30 years in NASCAR’s top level that included four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wins, 11 XFINITY Series wins and one Camping World Truck Series win. Waltrip made his first foray into NASCAR’s top level in 1985 dr...2017
  • • On Hour #462 of Daytona Countdown, we salute Michael Waltrip's first win
    While the 2001 Daytona 500 will forever be remembered as the day NASCAR lost Dale Earnhardt, it also was the day Michael Waltrip finally won a points race in NASCAR's top series. So as the FOX Sports 500 hours countdown to the 2017 Daytona 500 continues, we salute Waltrip in Hour #462 -- because he broke a 462-race career winless streak with the victory. Waltrip has long said he was grateful to th...2017
  • • Clint Bowyer looks ahead and not back with Stewart-Haas Racing
    The second-happiest driver to take the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway behind the seven-time NASCAR Premier Series champion Jimmie Johnson may well have been Clint Bowyer.Bowyer, who as recently as 2012 finished second in the championship race, wound up 27th in points in 2016, a full 10 spots behind his worst previous career points finish.In 2016, Bowyer had no wins, no poles, no top fi...2016
  • • Clint Bowyer looks ahead and not back with Stewart-Haas Racing
    The second-happiest driver to take the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway behind the seven-time NASCAR Premier Series champion Jimmie Johnson may well have been Clint Bowyer.Bowyer, who as recently as 2012 finished second in the championship race, wound up 27th in points in 2016, a full 10 spots behind his worst previous career points finish.In 2016, Bowyer had no wins, no poles, no top fi...2016
  • • Clint Bowyer's year in NASCAR purgatory coming to a close
    Clint Bowyer’s year of purgatory is almost over and for the Kansas native, it can’t end too soon.In the spring of 2015, Bowyer signed a contract extension to remain at Michael Waltrip Racing, where he finished a career-best second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in 2012.But MWR folded at the end of the year, a shock to Bowyer given that he had just re-upped with the team.Suddenly a fr...2016
  • • Clint Bowyer's Sonoma hopes go up in smoke after electrical fire
    An unhappy 2016 season for Clint Bowyer got even worse in the opening laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.On Lap 5 of the 110-lap race, Bowyer's HScott Motorsports Chevrolet had an electrical fire, forcing him to stop on course in Turn 8. Clearly frustrated, Bowyer threw his helmet into the cockpit of his car.Bowyer won this race in 2012, when he drove for the now-defunct Micha...2016

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  • • Turn Back the Clock: 2014 NASCAR Season, Kevin Harvick Stands Tall
    2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends celebration by Denny Hamlin, No. 11 team
    2020
  • • TBT: David Reutimann Wins at Chicagoland
    In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re revisiting when NASCAR driver David Reutimann won his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Series race at the 1.5-mile track known as Chicagoland Speedway. The date was July 10, 2010 and David Reutimann started the Lifelock.com 400 from the 7th position in his No. 00 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. It was a race that was dominated for 92 laps by Jimmie Jo...2018
  • • Sarah’s Weekly Picks: Sonoma Edition
    The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is headed to Sonoma Raceway for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 and our Sarah Handy breaks down her picks and who you may want to pay attention to this weekend. Top Picks: Clint Bowyer: What a consistent and successful year it’s been thus far for the driver of the No. 14 Ford Fusion for Stewart-Hass Racing. Bowyer has amassed 2 wins, 4 top-5’s, and 8 top-10 finishes...2018
  • • Michael Waltrip searches for family he befriended hours before Vegas tragedy
    Waltrip's daughter woke him up early Monday morning to make sure he was okay after the Las Vegas tragedy....2017
  • • Michael Waltrip's 30th Daytona 500 appearance will be final race
    Michael Waltrip first appeared in the Daytona 500 in 1987 driving the No. 30 Bahari' Racing Chevrolet. He's ready to give it one last run 30 years later. Waltrip announced recently that he'd race in the 2017 Daytona 500 and posted a statement to social media Thursday stating that this will be his final appearance in the Great American Race and final NASCAR race. In the 14 seasons following his fir...2017
  • • Michael Waltrip says his 30th Daytona 500 will be his last
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Michael Waltrip says next month's Daytona 500 will be his last NASCAR race. Waltrip is a two-time Daytona 500 winner, and the Feb. 26 race will mark his 30th career start in ''The Great American Race.'' The Toyota will be sponsored by Aaron's and will be the No. 15 Thanks Mikey Toyota. Waltrip and Aaron's have been partners for almost 20 years, and last year he signed a...2017
  • • David Ragan distributes food to needy in Georgia hometown
    David Ragan doesn't know what or where he'll be racing next year. Daniel ShireyWhile David Ragan continues to search for a NASCAR ride for 2016, the Sprint Cup Series veteran is busy making a positive impact on his community.Ragan, who hails from Unadilla, Georgia, paid a visit to his hometown over the weekend on a mission to spread Christmas cheer.In partnership with Feed the Children, the 29-ye...2015
  • • David Ragan, wife Jacquelyn reveal gender of second child
    David Ragan and wife Jacquelyn stand by for pre-race cermonies at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July. Robert Laberge Getty Images North AmericaDavid Ragan, who spent most of the 2015 Sprint Cup season competing for the now-disbanded Michael Waltrip Racing organization, might not know yet what he's going to be doing in 2016.Ragan and wife Jacquelyn do, however, know the gender of their second chi...2015
  • • Why everyone in Colorado should root for Martin Truex Jr. on Sunday
    The Martin Truex Jr. narrative has evolved into one of the truly great sports stories of the year, and not just here in Denver where his Furniture Row Racing team calls home. Like many stirring sports yarns, adversity has played a part. In fact, Truex embodies the underdog role to the Nth degree. He’ll have a chance to claim the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship this Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedwa...2015

Top Michael Waltrip news

  • • Clint Bowyer blasts NASCAR after nasty Daytona qualifying wreck
    Clint Bowyer's day is ruined when his No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota plows into the back of Reed Sorenson's car during Daytona 500 knockout qualifying. But Bowyer blames mostly NASCAR for the way the qualifying was set up in the first place....2015
  • • Often demanding Danica Patrick adjusting to new crew chief Billy Scott
    Over her three full seasons in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Danica Patrick has been known to occasionally not mince words with her crew chiefs.Last summer at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, for example, Patrick was outspoken about her dislike for some of the changes that then-crew chief Daniel Knost made to her car prior to qualifying."You learn with every mistake and we know not to do that and was...2016
  • • Danica Patrick joins the FOX Sports 1 booth for her first XFINITY race
    Danica Patrick became the fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver to join Adam Alexander and Michael Waltrip to help call the XFINITY Series race from Michigan International Speedway on FOX Sports 1. ...2015
  • • Vickers grateful to be back after being told 'it's not looking good'
    Over the past couple months, Brian Vickers has spoken more than once about his excitement for returning to the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota. But when Vickers -- who missed the season's first two races while recovering from offseason heart surgery -- actually strapped in his race car on Friday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, it felt different....2015
  • • From the beginning: Look back through the years at the history of MWR
    With Wednesday morning's news that Michael Waltrip Racing will no longer field full-time Sprint Cup Series teams after the 2015 season, we look back at the relatively short history of MWR. In 2006, MWR was introduced as one of the three teams to lead Toyota's entry into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. MWR's original drivers were Dale Jarrett, David Reutimann and Waltrip himself....2015
  • • Brian Vickers sidelined with blood clots; Brett Moffitt returns to No. 55
    Brett Moffitt will replace Brian Vickers in Michael Waltrip Racing's No. 55 Toyota this weekend at Auto Club Speedway after MWR announced Friday that Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots....2015
  • • Is Michael Waltrip Racing poised to switch from Toyota to Chevy?
    David Wilson, president and general manager of TRD, U.S.A., Toyota's racing division, says Michael Waltrip Racing has yet to confirm which manufacturer it will align with for the 2016 Sprint Cup Series season. MWR has been with Toyota since 2007, but is rumored to be considering a switch in manufacturers to Chevrolet....2015
  • • Brian Vickers: 'I wasn't sure if I'd ever be here again'
    Making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start after surgery to repair a hole in his heart, Michael Waltrip Racing's Brian Vickers said he was not sure if he would be back behind the wheel. ...2015
  • • Super sub: Brett Moffitt finishes eighth for Michael Waltrip Racing
    Brett Moffitt fights back tears when he climbs from the No. 55 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing after finishing eighth in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway....2015
  • • Clint Bowyer relieved to snare Chase spot in final season with MWR
    For Clint Bowyer, Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway was much more than just another race. Sure, there was a Chase berth on the line, but Bowyer knew it was an opportunity to reward all of the employees at Michael Waltrip Racing. With the team shutting down at the end of the season, Bowyer took to Twitter prior to the race to say the more than 200 MWR emplo...2015
  • • Vote: Samantha Busch vs. Michael Waltrip in Ice Bucket Challenge Finals
    It all comes down to this. Samantha Busch will square off against Michael Waltrip to determine your favorite NASCAR Ice Bucket Challenge. Cast your vote now!...2014
  • • David Ragan to drive Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 for remainder of 2015
    David Ragan has been named the driver of the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota starting May 9 at Kansas Speedway, the team announced early Tuesday morning. Ragan has served as the substitute driver for Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing since the second race of the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Now, the 29-year-old will move over to MWR to fill in for the team's regular driver, Brian Vickers. "...2015
  • • David Ragan to drive Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 for remainder of 2015
    Michael Waltrip Racing has named David Ragan as the driver of the No. 55 Toyota for the remainder of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season starting May 9 at Kansas Speedway. Ragan had been serving as a substitute driver for Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing. ...2015
  • • Michael Waltrip Racing letting Bowyer walk, won't field full-time team in 2016
    Michael Waltrip Racing's run in NASCAR is all but over, with the team announcing Wednesday morning that it will not field a full-time car in 2016. In addition, MWR driver Clint Bowyer has been granted a release from the team and is free to sign wherever he wants for next year. Bowyer and David Ragan, who is unsigned for 2016, will finish out the season at MWR....2015

Michael Waltrip fantasy rankings and news

  • • Fantasy Fast Trax: Homestead Finale Frenzy
    2015
  • • Fantasy Fast Trax: ‘Dega Decisions
    Photo credit: HHP/Garry Eller Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa October 21, 2015 Talladega Superspeedway – CampingWorld.com 500 Here is a look ahead to the action on the track in both DraftKings and Yahoo fantasy formats. DraftKings drivers to target Photo credit: HHP, Rusty Jarrett Kevin Harvick, #4: Harvick, again? Yes, this is starting to get ridiculous. Who is the only d...2015

Michael Waltrip schedule, game

  • Kyle Larson talks about his whirlwind schedule of golf and racing with Michael Waltrip
    • Kyle Larson talks about his whirlwind schedule of golf and racing with Michael Waltrip
    On Waltrip Unfiltered, Kyle Larson talks about his whirlwind schedule of golf and racing with Michael Waltrip....2019
  • • WATCH: War Room Part Two: Picking the eight drivers that go to the next round of playoffs | NASCAR RACE HUB
    In part two of 'War Room' on 'NASCAR Race Hub' Adam Alexander, Larry McReynolds, Andy Petree, Casey Mears, and Michael Waltrip pick the eight drivers that they think will move on to round three of the playoffs. #FOXSports #NASCAR #WarRoom...2018
  • • WATCH: War Room Part Two: Picking the eight drivers that go to the next round of playoffs | NASCAR RACE HUB
    In part two of 'War Room' on 'NASCAR Race Hub' Adam Alexander, Larry McReynolds, Andy Petree, Casey Mears, and Michael Waltrip pick the eight drivers that they think will move on to round three of the playoffs. #FOXSports #NASCAR #WarRoom...2018
  • • WATCH: War Room Part One: Picking twelve drivers that go to round two of the playoffs | NASCAR RACE HUB
    In part one of 'War Room' on 'NASCAR Race Hub' Adam Alexander, Larry McReynolds, Andy Petree, Regan Smith, and Michael Waltrip pick the twelve drivers that they think move on to round two of the playoffs. #FOXSports #NASCAR #NASCARRaceHub...2018
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Morgan Shepherd scheduled to hit milestone at Texas Motor Speedway
    If Morgan Shepherd qualifies for Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth, the 76-year-old racing veteran will make his 1,000th-career NASCAR national-series start. “I don’t keep count,” Shepherd told ESPN. “I enjoy the race fans and the racing. God has blessed us being here this long.” When Shepherd makes his 1,000th national start, he’ll become the eighth dri...2018
  • The War Room picks the biggest surprises from the first nine playoff races
    • The War Room picks the biggest surprises from the first nine playoff races
    Larry McReynolds, Andy Petree, Jeff Gordon, and Michael Waltrip make their picks for the biggest surprise of the 2017 NASCAR Playoffs...2017
  • • Fryer: Martin Truex Jr. appreciates every aspect of his time on top
    CONCORD, N.C. — As Martin Truex Jr. leads lap after lap, week after week, in this season of rare dominance, it is easy to forget that he was once a journeyman driver in fear of losing his job in NASCAR. That was just four years ago. Truex was an unwitting participant in one of the biggest cheating scandals in NASCAR history. His Michael Waltrip Racing team deliberately caused a caution that set in...2017
  • • FOX Sports announces lineup of Cup drivers as guest analysts for XFINITY Series in 2017
    2017
  • • Bowyer Files $2.223 Million Lawsuit Against HScott Motorsports
    ESPN.com has reported that NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer has sued his former team, HScott Motorsports, for $2.223 million. Per a suit filed November 21 in North Carolina Superior Court, Bowyer claims HScott failed to make scheduled payments due to him on October 20 and November 20, totaling $1.2 million. The filing also alleges that the team failed to pay an additional $1 million from sponsorship, wh...2016
  • • Bowyer Files $2.223 million Lawsuit Against HScott Motorsports
    ESPN.com has reported that NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer has sued his former team, HScott Motorsports, for $2.223 million. Per a suit filed November 21 in North Carolina Superior Court, Bowyer claims HScott failed to make scheduled payments due to him on October 20 and November 20, totaling $1.2 million. The filing also alleges that the team failed to pay an additional $1 million from sponsorship, wh...2016

Michael Waltrip rumors, scandals

  • • Fryer: Martin Truex Jr. appreciates every aspect of his time on top
    2017
  • • The Magic Keeps Building For Martin Truex Jr.
    By Deb Williams | Senior Writer RacinToday.com CONCORD, N.C. – Four years ago Martin Truex Jr. didn’t know if he would ever have the opportunity to race competitively in NASCAR’s premier series again. In 2013 Truex found himself without a sponsor and without a ride due to fallout from a team orders scandal at Michael Waltrip Racing. Following [...]...2017
  • • Return of Long Provides Cup Garage with Much-Needed Throwback
    2017
  • • Martin Truex Jr. goes from journeyman to NASCAR championship favorite
    CONCORD, N.C. — Martin Truex Jr. spent almost a decade trying to climb his way into NASCAR’s top tier. He didn’t win races, never led many laps, wasn’t considered an elite driver capable of winning championships. Then suddenly, it clicked. Truex has transformed over the last two seasons from a journeyman driver into a legitimate title contender. Some might even say he’s the favorite to win this ye...2016
  • • David Ragan, wife Jacquelyn reveal gender of second child
    2015
  • • NASCAR penalty against Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing upheld
    The National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Wednesday upheld NASCAR's penalty assessed against driver Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing for infractions two weekends ago at Chicagoland Speedway, site of the opening race of the Chase for Sprint Cup. This means crew chief Billy Scott's three-race suspension, which was deferred through the appeal process, will take effect. NASCAR said the No. 15 t...2015
  • • Michael Waltrip Racing shutting doors, Clint Bowyer free of contract
    Michael Waltrip Racing will stop running cars full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at the end of the 2015 season leaving drivers Clint Bowyer, David Ragan and 200 employees scrambling for jobs.  The announcement came Wednesday morning after weeks of speculation following co-owner Rob Kaufman’s purchase into Chip Ganassi Racing.  “I want to […]...2015
  • • Double duty for Waltrip, all while trying to be 'romantic and sexy'
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