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Michael Waltrip

Michael Waltrip, of Owensboro, Kentucky, is a race car driver for NASCAR. He is the younger brother of former driver Darrell Waltrip. He most recently drove the #15 NAPA Toyota Camry. Waltrip was the 1981 Kentucky Motor Speedway Mini-Modified Division champion, the 1983 NASCAR Dash Series champion, and won the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003.
Michael Waltrip, of Owensboro, Kentucky, is a race car driver for NASCAR. He is the younger brother of former driver Darrell Waltrip. He most recently drove the #15 NAPA Toyota Camry. Waltrip was the 1981 Kentucky Motor Speedway Mini-Modified Division champion, the 1983 NASCAR Dash Series champion, and won the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003. « Show less

Top Michael Waltrip Articles

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  • The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

    The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
    What makes Daytona special from other races? It's the history, it's the pageantry, it's knowing that you are racing, where all the greats raced before you. That's why, generally speaking more people show up at this race than any other all season long....
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Stars Align for NASCAR's Next Big Thing

    Unless you are a hard core racing fan, you may not know the name Trevor Bayne. And you my think that the road to the Daytona 500 was easy for the young 20 year old phenom. In many ways you would be right. He never ran an ARCA or a truck race. He...
  • Martin wins pole at Dover International Speedway

    Martin wins pole at Dover International Speedway
    Mark Martin turned a lap of 158.297 mph on Saturday to win the pole at Dover International Speedway. The 53-year-old Martin now has 54 career Sprint Cup poles. He has three poles this season in 10 races while racing a limited schedule for Michael Waltrip...
  • The Backstretch Blog: A Change Could do you Good

    The Backstretch Blog: A Change Could do you Good
    For the first time since joining a new team in the off season, Kansas native Clint Boywer found his way to victory lane. It has only been a little less than a year since Bowyer's last victory. Yet, there is no doubt moving to Michael Waltrip Racing was...
  • David Reutimann will drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing

    David Reutimann will drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing
    Tommy Baldwin Racing added NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Reutimann to the team’s 2012 driver lineup alongside Dave Blaney. Still seeking sponsorship for both Reutimann and Blaney, details regarding car number, sponsors and team members...
  • Paul Menard stretches fuel to win Brickyard 400

    Years ago, as a garage rat at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Paul Menard dreamed of winning a race at the vaunted Brickyard. On Sunday, the dream came true. In a season full of improbable first-time winners in NASCAR’s foremost races, Menard, 30,...
  • Vickers has perspective on time out of race car

    Vickers has perspective on time out of race car
    Brian Vickers is back in a race car this weekend for the first time this season, but he's not viewing his five-race stint with Michael Waltrip Racing as a second chance. Vickers is without a ride this season because his Red Bull Racing team closed at the...
  • Waltrip gets a ride for the Daytona 500

    Waltrip gets a ride for the Daytona 500
    Hillman Racing and Aaron’s Inc. announced today that two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 40 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500  on Feb. 26. The race will mark Waltrip’s 75th start at...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season, Sprint Cup the Best of the Rest

    The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season, Sprint Cup the Best of the Rest
    Welcome back on the Backstretch. We continue our countdown to the start of the season. Today we move to the Sprint Cup Series and a look at the best of the rest. Those are the drivers I rank 13-30, those that have a chance of winning a race and...
  • Kyle Busch edges Stewart to win Shootout

    Kyle Busch edges Stewart to win Shootout
     Kyle Busch used a last-gasp pass of defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to grab the first win of the 2012 season at Daytona International Speedway.     Busch pushed Stewart to the lead on the last lap of Saturday night's exhibition Budweiser...
  • Rain pushes Daytona 500 to 7 p.m. ET

    Rain pushes Daytona 500 to 7 p.m. ET
    NASCAR officials have announced that they will attempt to run the Daytona 500 at 7 p.m. ET Monday. Originally, the planned restart of the rain-postponed race was at noon Monday. Heavy rains had already forced the postponement of the race, originally...
  • Crew chief apologizes for pulling Wallace's hair

    Crew chief Jerry Baxter has apologized for pulling Steve Wallace's hair after the Nationwide Series race in Montreal. Baxter says in a statement that he was frustrated following Saturday's race and let his emotions get the best of him. Baxter says he...