NAPA Auto Parts

Team owner Michael Waltrip poses with his drivers Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, and Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota, after they qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 56th Annual Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 7, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Waltrip Tries To Keep Truex After Richmond Scandal

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.

09/20/2013

Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NAPA Dropping Waltrip After Richmond Scandal

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.

09/19/2013