| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The president of 5-Hour Energy says he will "see how the year plays out" before deciding on whether to keep its sponsorship with Michael Waltrip Racing.
Scott Henderson says that he wants to win with integrity. He says "I wonder about integrity"...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Kansas native Clint Bowyer will not lose his sponsor over a spin, many thought was questionable, in Richmond. 5-Hour Energy announcing on Facebook Friday morning that it will stay with the No. 15 team next season.
The energy shot sponsor had said last...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:33 PM
To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.
The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
In a tumultuous day at Michael Waltrip Racing, the NASCAR team said it would scale back its operations next year and that driver Brian Vickers was lost for the rest of this season.
MWR said Monday that it would field only two cars full time in the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Brian Vickers will miss the rest of the NASCAR season because of a blood clot in his right calf.
The clot was found after a Monday examination. He was placed on blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from racing. Vickers missed 25 races in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The Associated Press has learned that Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA.
Team owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman on Monday began telling employees of their decision. Those...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2013 season’s final four NASCAR Sprint Cup races.
Sadler replaces Brian Vickers who informed MWR on Oct. 14 that he would...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. broke his right wrist in a race last weekend but will keep racing with a special cast, his team, Michael Waltrip Racing, said Tuesday.
The injury occurred Saturday night when Truex's No. 56 Toyota was involved in a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The cloud of controversy hanging over the start of NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff continues to linger.
Three days after NASCAR slammed Michael Waltrip Racing with massive penalties for allegedly cheating at Saturday's race at Richmond (Va.)...