Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Toyota in next week’s race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.
Brian Vickers will miss the rest of the NASCAR season because of a blood clot in his right calf.
These are strange times in NASCAR, where everything has turned upside down in the blink of an eye.
With NAPA out of the picture, Truex could decide to bolt Michael Waltrip Racing as part of the aftershock of the Richmond scandal that saw him booted out of the Chase.
NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it is dropping Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year in the fallout of the team’s attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR’s version of the playoffs.
Tony Stewart has won the first qualifying race for the Daytona 500.
Michael Waltrip doesn’t have an exact count of the concussions he has sustained over his NASCAR career. He knows it’s more than 10.
Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 winner, owns a NASCAR team and has cut back his racing schedule. It will be his 25th consecutive Daytona 500.