Articles tagged ‘Michael Waltrip’

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Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip’s hardest hit in life came when his sister called to tell him their mother, Margaret Waltrip, had suffered a major stoke due to arterial fibrillation (AFib.) The stroke left Margaret partially paralyzed. Her mobility continued to deteriorate until she was confined to a wheelchair. She now requires 24-hour care, which is provided through a well-choreographed dance by a combination of hired caregivers and Michael's sister Connie Waltrip Brinkley, who lives next door. Michael will pilot the No. 66 Toyota in Sunday’sNASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.  His goal is more than just on-track success. Waltrip wants to bring awareness to AFib, the risks and the treatment options. Waltrip helped kick off AFib ... FULL STORY »

Christian PaHud Scores Win In Series Debut At Roseville

Christian PaHud Wins Toyota / NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 at All-American (Calif.) Speedway Four BMR Drivers Finish In Top 10 At All American Speedway ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2014) – Christian PaHud made the most of his debut in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, winning the Toyota / NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 ... FULL STORY »

Pressure On Bill McAnally Racing Drivers At All American Speedway

Bill McAnally Racing Logo K&N West Returns To Northern California Short Track ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Bill McAnally Racing drivers know the pressure will be on them when the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits All American Speedway on Saturday for ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Michael Waltrip

2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images MICHAEL WALTRIP, Co-Owner, Michael Waltrip Racing Why is so important to you? “My mom unfortunately suffered a stroke 25 years ago due to AFib (Atrial fibrillation) and September is national AFib Awareness Month and Michael Waltrip Racing has partnered with Janssen ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR driver to compete on “Dancing with the Stars”

2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images NASCAR will have representation on the ABC hit show “Dancing with the Stars”. The New York Daily News reports that Michael Waltrip will compete when the season 19 cast is announced. Waltrip is a two-time Daytona 500 champion and currently ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 »

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Michael Waltrip Racing to Hold Fan Fest on May 21
Posted 05.12.14
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, music by country music star Tim Dugger, free food and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview
Posted 04.30.14
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 144 crash in February. Waltrip nearly won the October 2012 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
‘Big One’ strikes following lengthy rain delay; eliminates Danica Patrick, others
Posted 02.24.14
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 dreaded "big one" at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. After running ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF/AAA) - Photo Credit: Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.14.14
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 Racing in a limited number of races. A newly formed partnership ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip announces the sponsors for Michael Waltrip Racing during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Media Tour - Photo Courtesy of Michael Waltrip Racing
MWR Announces 2014 Sponsor Lineup
Posted 01.30.14
·      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 annual Charlotte Motor Speedway media tour. The announcement included: ·         Aaron’s enters its ...FULL STORY »

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