Michael Waltrip will compete in his 30th Daytona 500 with a chartered entry for Premium Motorsports.
Michael Waltrip continues to make starts on restrictor-plate, superspeedways and is often considered one of the top dark horses there. He has not scored a top-10 and has only one top-15 in his last nine starts on this track type.
Ryan Newman and Michael Waltrip tangled in Wednesday’s practice for the Daytona 500 duels in Daytona. Newman has to slow for the No. 40 and stacked up the field. Waltrip ran into the back of him.
Michael Waltrip will attempt to make his 114th start on a restrictor-plate, superspeedway when he climbs behind the wheel of the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota for Daytona 500 qualification. This team will have Matt DiBenedetto behind the wheel for the remainder of the season while the Young Gun climbs into a third entry for the organization during the opening week.
Scott Miller has been named as the replacement for Ryan Pemberton at NASCAR in the role of Senior Vice President of Competition. He moves to NASCAR after serving four years as the Vice President of Competition for Michael Waltrip Racing.
Experience counts on restrictor-plate, superspeedways and no one has more than Michael Waltrip this week. When the engines fire over the Geico 500, he will start his 114th restrictor-plate, superspeedway race.
Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3.
Michael Waltrip finished only 19th in his Gatorade Duel in Daytona and rode in the back of the pack for most of the evening. He needed to take care of his equipment, knowing that he would have a fast enough qualification speed or enough owner points on which to make the show.
MWR co-founder and two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 in the 57th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 22.
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 Superspeedway.
Michael Waltrip (No. 1 Green #1 Toyota) has one win, three top fives, five top 10s in eight career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West starts.
No. 66 BlueDEF Toyota driver Michael Waltrip heads to Talladega Superspeedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2014.
No. 66 BlueDEF/AAA Toyota driver Michael Waltrip begins his quest for a third Daytona 500 victory when practice and qualifying begins this weekend for the Feb. 23 Daytona 500.
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.