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Team: Michael Waltrip Racing-66
Age / DOB:  (47) / 6/29/1967
Ht / Wt:  5'7" / 155

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Jeff Burton is a great choice to replace Tony Stewart in the Pure Michigan 400. He swept the top 10 on this track last year while driving for Richard Childress Racing.
Burton will be in good equipment this week and moderately priced. It is difficult to imagine a scenario in which he should not be one of the top picks. Aug 15 - 10:59 AM

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Stewart-Haas Racing has announced that Jeff Burton will replace Tony Stewart for this week’s Pure Michigan 400. The announcement pertains to this race only; nothing has been announced about Bristol and subsequent events.

Burton will be one of the best values in nearly any fantasy game. As a part time driver he will be inexpensive in salary cap games and a great value in Yahoo! Group C.
Aug 14 - 5:46 PM

Jeff Burton comes to New Hampshire Motor Speedway to start only his second Cup race of 2014. Last year he swept the top 10 with a third in the summer and an eighth in the fall.

Burton is undoubtedly going to be a little rusty after so much time out of the cockpit, but he is a good bet to finish in the mid-teens. This makes him a provisionally good value in games where he is priced correctly.
Jul 11 - 1:41 PM

No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Jeff Burton will make his second start of the 2014 season Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Burton has 38 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He owns four wins (1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000), nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. He has led 783 laps and has a finishing average of 13.4. Burton led all 200 laps in his 2000 victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Jul 9 - 3:28 PM

Jeff Burton will drive the No. 66 Toyota at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13.

Burton, who was originally slated to run the Michigan race, now will be entered in the July 13 Sprint Cup Series event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he has won four times. Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 66 at Michigan. Burton said he looks forward to racing at New Hampshire. His four victories are the most of any driver in the 38 Sprint Cup races held at the mile oval in Loudon.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Jun 5 - 2:38 PM

No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Jeff Burton will make his first start of the 2014 season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He has 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas. He owns two wins (1999 and 2000), five top-five and eight top-10 finishes. He has led 280 laps and has a finishing average of 11.9.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Mar 4 - 9:43 PM

Michael Waltrip Racing announced a partnership with Jay Robinson Racing enabling the No. 66 Toyota Camry to race in all 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup events.

Waltrip will drive the No. 66 in the Daytona 500 and again in the May Talladega race. Jeff Burton will race the No. 66 in six to eight races during the season, including his first race on March 9 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Robinson has named Joe Nemechek as the primary driver for the remainder of the races. BlueDEF will sponsor MWR’s No. 66 Toyota that Waltrip will drive in a bid to win his third Daytona 500 on Feb. 23.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Jan 30 - 8:05 PM

NBC Sports Group has reached a multi-year agreement with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton, who will transition out of full-time driving and into the role of NASCAR analyst when the green flag waves over NBC Sports and NBCSN’s upcoming slate of NASCAR coverage.

The addition of Burton, who has already won 48 times on NASCAR’s national circuits over an exciting 25-year career, places one of the most respected and passionate voices in motorsports into the center of NBC’s soon-to-be-introduced NASCAR broadcast team. The announcement was made today by Sam Flood, Executive Producer, NBC Sports and NBCSN. Burton will assume double duties throughout the 2014 season, racing a schedule of select Sprint Cup Series races while also contributing to NASCAR programming on NBCSN. When NBC Sports Group’s exclusive coverage of NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series racing begins in 2015, Burton will serve as a full-time analyst on NBC and NBCSN.-NASCAR PR
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 08:37:00 PM

Michael Waltrip Racing announced today it has contracted Jeff Burton to test and drive in a select number of races during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in the No. 66 Toyota Camry.

Burton, a 21-time winner in the Sprint Cup Series begins testing for MWR Dec. 9 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The first scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup race for Burton will be the March 9 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Burton will also test for Brian Vickers until late January when Vickers returns from medical leave. Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 66 in the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23 as he seeks his third victory in the sport’s most prestigious event.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 08:36:00 PM

Sunday's event marks Jeff Burton's 15th start at the 1.5-mile oval and 691st-career Sprint Cup Series entry.

He has amassed four top-five and six top-10 finishes and led 29 laps at the Homestead, Fla.-based race track. Rewind to Last Year ... Burton and the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet team finished off the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a 19th-place effort in the season-finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.-Richard Childress Racing
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 07:41:00 PM

Jeff Burton (31 Chevrolet) will make his 1,000th-career NASCAR start when the Sprint Cup Series heads to Phoenix on Sunday.

Over 25 years, Burton has amassed 48 NASCAR wins including the Southern 500 at Darlington and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte. He has earned more than 250 top-five and 400 top-10 finishes, was named the 1994 Sprint Cup Series "Rookie of the Year". Overall, he has made 689 Sprint Cup starts, 306 Nationwide starts and four in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Burton is the last driver to lead 100 percent of the laps in a NASCAR-sanctioned event, pacing the field for all 300 laps en route to victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2000.-Richard Childress Racing
Tue, Nov 5, 2013 04:26:00 PM

Jeff Burton grew up an hour away from Martinsville Speedway in South Boston, Va. and Sunday's event marks his 38th start at the half-mile facility.

He has amassed 10 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes, led 940 laps and made one trip to Victory Lane in 1997. Race Rewind 2012 ... A penalty on a lap-394 pit stop thwarted Burton's solid run at Martinsville Speedway in last year's TUMS Fast Relief 500 and he finished 22nd.-Richard Childress Racing
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 08:08:00 PM

Jeff Burton wins the Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race" award at Talladega in the Sprint Cup Series.

The award is given to the highest eligible driver in the running order at the time of the first caution of each race. He earned the award in the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. He started in second and finished in 21st place. Burton is 20th in the 2013 point standings.
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 08:47:00 PM

This weekend's event marks Jeff Burton's 39th start at the 2.66-mile superspeedway.

He has earned five top-five and 16 top-10 finishes along with 154 laps led at the historic track. Fan voting has selected Burton as a 2013 inductee into the Talladega Walk of Fame. Developed in 1994, the Walk of Fame has inducted one active driver and up to two inactive drivers since 1995 based on a fan vote chosen from a ballot of nominees selected by strict guidelines.-Richard Childress Racing
Wed, Oct 16, 2013 01:11:00 PM

This weekend's event marks Jeff Burton's 40th start at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway.

He notched his last Sprint Cup Series victory at Charlotte in October 2008. Throughout the years, he has amassed three wins, eight top-five and 15 top-10 finishes at the track, leading 435 laps. He owns two Coca-Cola 600 race trophies from wins in 1999 and 2001, the 2008 Charlotte 500 race trophy, hardware from three Nationwide Series victories (2000, 2002 and 2007) and one Nationwide Series pole award (2001).-Richard Childress Racing
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 07:50:00 PM