Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that it has signed veteran driver Mike Bliss to pilot its No. 36 Wave Energy Drink Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series next season. Michael McDowell will also pilot a TBR car with Wave Energy Drink as the primary sponsor in select Sprint Cup races next season.
Michael McDowell will replace Patrick Carpentier in Tommy Baldwin Racing’s No. 36 entry this weekend. Carpentier will not be in the car due to a business conflict. Carpentier was slated to drive the No. 36 this weekend, and at four other races. No word on whether or not he will be replaced for those races, or […]
Kyle Busch pulled away from Carl Edwards on the final restart and won the Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Top 5: Busch, Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick. Joey Logano, Mark Martin, Michael McDowell, Jason Keller, and Jason Leffler finished sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Steven Wallace (11th), Scott Wimmer (16th), Joe […]
Greg Biffle survived a green-white-checker finish, a pit road penatly, and running out of gas, to win a caution-filled Sam’s Town 300 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Top 5: Biffle, Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers, Jason Leffler, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Michael McDowell, Brendan Gaughan, Justin Allgaier, Scott Lagasse Jr, and Jeff Burton finished sixth through 10th, […]
Kyle Busch led 143 of 150 laps to win the Nationwide Series’ Stater Bros. 300 from Auto Club Speedway. The victory was Busch’s second of the day, after he won the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200. Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, and David Ragan finished second through fifth, respectively. Jeff Burton, […]
Veteran driver Mike Skinner will replace Michael McDowell in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 00 Toyota for the next three races, starting at this week’s 3M Performance 400 from Michigan International Raceway. Skinner will evaluate the team, suggesting ways to improve its on-track performance. Skinner will also drive the car in the Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor […]
A.J. Allmendinger and Michael McDowell will each get new crew chiefs, according to ESPN. Jimmy Elledge will take over for Ricky Viers at Red Bull Racing’s no. 84, driven by Allmendinger, this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Elledge most recently was crew chief for Juan Pablo Montoya at Chip Ganassi Racing for three races before being let […]
Office Depot may be considering moving from Roush Racing to Michael Waltrip Racing and the 00. There have also been some rumors of UPS moving to Roush to sponsor the 99.
Kyle Busch overcame an early pit road mistake and avoided two late wrecks, one on the last lap, to win the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.