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Waltrip To Attempt 25th Consecutive Daytona 500
Posted By Michael J Smith On January 25, 2011 @ 4:15 pm In Cup | No Comments
Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 15 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota in the 2011 Daytona 500, Michael Waltrip Racing announced . If Waltrip makes the event, it will be his 25th consecutive 500 start.
Ten years ago I won the 500 in my first race with NAPA and we know February 18, 2001 is a day that NASCAR fans will never forget. What looked to be a storybook ending turned to tragedy seconds later. To mark the 10th anniversary of that race and my 25th consecutive 500 will be quite emotional for me and fans alike.
Update: It appears that Waltrip will have to qualify for the after a deal with TRG Motorsports to transfer the No. 71′s owners points to Waltrip for the Daytona 500 failed to come through.
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