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Michael Waltrip Racing feeling painful squeeze of consolidation

Michael Waltrip Racing feeling painful squeeze of consolidation

Michael Waltrip Racing appears to be on life-support going into next season. Maybe it will survive the purge, and somehow find a way to drag itself out of this nebulous, and rather foreboding, state of affairs. It's never a good day at the office when a co-owner announces he is buying an undisclosed share with a rival team. News of Rob Kauffman's partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates in 2016 underscores the plight of the smaller teams trying to compete with NASCAR's monsters of the midway like Hendrick Motor Sports and Joe Gibbs Racing. Breaking it down into terms comparable to Orlando's tourism industry, it's the challenge of Wet 'n Wild...

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