Articles tagged ‘Michael Waltrip’

Jul 01

Two-Time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip To Drive No. 66 Royal Teak Collection Toyota Saturday Night At Daytona

Identity Ventures Racing Logo Monroe, N.C. (7-1-14) announced today two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will be race the No. 66 Royal Teak Collection Toyota in Saturday night’s 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. Royal Teak owner Claus Villebro said, “The veteran driver gives the Jay Robinson Racing team one of its best chances for victory in 2014.” “Michael Waltrip is one of the most admired and recognized drivers in the history of NASCAR. It’s an absolute honor to have him drive my car,” said Villebro. “He still has it on superspeedways. Look at his record. He knows Daytona as well as anyone. He came close in this race last year and we hope he can repeat that performance Saturday.” Waltrip enters Saturday night’s ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip Racing To Visit Goodwood Festival of Speed in England

Michael Waltrip Racing Logo CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing co-owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman are once again venturing across the Atlantic Ocean to share the sport of NASCAR in front of 150,000 global motorsports enthusiasts at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip Racing to Hold Fan Fest on May 21

Michael Waltrip Racing Logo CORNELIUS, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing will hold a Fan Fest at its Cornelius, N.C. race shop on Wed. May 21, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fans may tour the shop, get autographs from MWR drivers and Miss Sprint Cup, enjoy sponsor displays, ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 66 BlueDEF Toyota driver Michael Waltrip heads to Talladega Superspeedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2014. The Owensboro, Ky., native saw his bid for a third Daytona 500 victory end in a lap ... FULL STORY »

‘Big One’ strikes following lengthy rain delay; eliminates Danica Patrick, others

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images The intensity climbed in Sunday's primetime version of the Daytona 500 following nearly a six and a half hour rain delay, which produced some of the best racing of the night, but it also sparked the perfect recipe for the ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF/AAA) - Photo Credit: Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  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. Waltrip and Jeff Burton will drive the No. 66 for Michael Waltrip ... FULL STORY »

MWR Announces 2014 Sponsor Lineup

Michael Waltrip announces the sponsors for Michael Waltrip Racing during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Media Tour - Photo Courtesy of Michael Waltrip Racing ·      AARON’S,  5-HOUR ENERGY & TOYOTA RETURN AS PRIMARY SPONSORS ·         CHARTER & KANSAS STRONG JOIN MWR SPONSOR FAMILY ·         PEAK  & AAA MID-ATLANTIC EXPAND ROLES AT MWR  CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing announced an expanded sponsorship roster for 2014 today during the ... FULL STORY »

(left to right): Gene Stefanyshyn, Vice President, Innovation and Racing Development, NASCAR; David Wilson, President and General Manager, Toyota Racing Development, Toyota; Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, Chevrolet and Jamie Allison, Director, Ford Racing, Ford Motor Company talk how the technology helps teams prepare for the races.  (Photo Credit: Jeff Steers / Brooklyn Exponent)
NASCAR, manufacturers talk tech, innovation at Detroit auto show
Posted 01.16.14
DETROIT -- NASCAR, manufacturers and teams have collaborated to make a handful of changes to their cars for the coming season, and though many of the tweaks may be small -- they could wind up paying big dividends. Gene Stefanyshyn, NASCAR vice president of innovation and racing development, said cars ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR, MIS roar into the North American International Auto Show
Posted 01.10.14
MIS will host a superstar panel during Industry Preview  BROOKLYN, Mich. (Jan. 10, 2014) — NASCAR is the leading destination for technology in all of sports. So Michigan International Speedway will host a panel discussion at the North American International Auto Show. “Start Line to Finish Line: Engineers and Drivers talk ...FULL STORY »
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Brandon McReynolds To Drive No. 16 NAPA Toyota For Bill McAnally Racing In 2014
Posted 01.08.14
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Jan. 7, 2014) – ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Jan. 7, 2014) – Brandon McReynolds has been named to drive the Bill McAnally Racing No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West for 2014. The 22-year-old driver from Mooresville, N.C., returns to BMR after registering ...FULL STORY »

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