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Michael Waltrip Racing

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  • Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond

     Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond
    RICHMOND — Two lessons were learned from Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday about the affect of teammates in setting the 12-driver field for the Chase for the championship: One unsettling, mudding the regular-...
  • NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup field

    NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup field
    NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday, the latest unprecedented twist to this year's playoff after questionable actions by some of Gordon's rivals at the prior race. It was the second time in five days that the sanctioning...
  • Bowyer ready to move forward and focus on Chase

    Bowyer ready to move forward and focus on Chase
    Clint Bowyer is putting the controversy surrounding his spin at Richmond behind him and turning his focus toward the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.     Bowyer said Thursday he's got nothing left to discuss about the penalties...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind: 1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...
  • Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams

    Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams
    The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series. Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....
  • UPDATE: NASCAR lowers the boom on Michael Waltrip Racing

    UPDATE: NASCAR lowers the boom on Michael Waltrip Racing
    Martin Truex, Jr is out of the NASCAR playoffs, Ryan Newman is in. NASCAR has penalized all three Michael Waltrip have been docked 50 points and the team fined $300,000, knocking Truex out of the Chase for the Championship and putting Newman in. In...
  • NASCAR penalizes Michael Waltrip team and puts Ryan Newman in Chase

    NASCAR penalizes Michael Waltrip team and puts Ryan Newman in Chase
    NASCAR on Monday night levied a massive penalty against Michael Waltrip Racing that included removing MWR driver Martin Truex Jr. from the Chase for the Cup title playoff and replacing him with Ryan Newman. MWR "attempted to manipulate the outcome of...
  • Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup

    Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup
    Following an extraordinary day in NASCAR history that saw Michael Waltrip Racing draw unprecedented penalties and altered the driver lineup for the Chase for the Cup playoff, one aspect of the drama leaves many unsettled: Clint Bowyer still could win...
  • NASCAR's Clint Bowyer denies spinout at Richmond was intentional

    NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer on Tuesday denied that he spun out intentionally to help his teammate gain a berth in the Chase for the Cup title playoff. Appearing on ESPN, Bowyer was asked directly if the spinout at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway...
  • Bowyer denies intentional spin at Richmond

    Bowyer denies intentional spin at Richmond
    Clint Bowyer is denying that he intentionally spun his car in an effort to keep Ryan Newman from winning at Richmond over the weekend. Bowyer was previously scheduled to spend Tuesday at ESPN before NASCAR sanctioned Michael Waltrip Racing for...
  • Waltrip sponsors reviewing partnerships

    Waltrip sponsors reviewing partnerships
    Two of Michael Waltrip Racing's sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization's attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond.     NAPA Auto Parts posted on its Facebook page Wednesday it is disappointed a...