Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 56 team and driver Martin Truex Jr face penalties after the No. 56 Toyota was found to be too low during post-race inspection for the NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Mark Martin will replace Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry, as Hamlin recovers from an L1 compression fracture he suffered during his incident with Joey Logano on the last lap of the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. JGR President JD Gibbs said: We’ve been real […]
Former Penske Racing crew chief Chad Walter has joined Michael Waltrip Racing as director of race engineering. Walter served as crew chief for the No. 22 Penske Nationwide Series team and driver Sam Hornish. Walter led the team to victories with both Hornish and Justin Allgaier; he also led both to fourth-place finishes in the […]
Mark Martin said that he doesn’t plan to drive the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota after 2013, but wouldn’t say whether or not he would retire. Martin said: My goal is to make this car one of the most wanted rides in NASCAR for 2014. I want to help [crew chief] Rodney Childers get […]
Jeff Gordon retaliated against Clint Bowyer after the two made contact during the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix. A fight ensued between the crews, resulting in a penalty for Gordon.
Kevin Harvick signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart Haas Racing in 2014, according to ESPN.com
Rodney Childers has re-signed with Michael Waltrip Racing to serve as the crew chief for the No. 55 MWR Toyota.
Pat Tryson has joined BK Racing, though in what capacity has yet to be revealed. BK Racing purchased the assets of Red Bull Racing, and fields cars for Landon Cassill and Travis Kvapil.
PEAK Motor Oil has signed on to sponsor Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 15 Toyota driven by Clint Boywer for three Sprint Cup Series races in 2013, the team announced.
Clint Bowyer, drive of Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 15 Toyota, will get a new spotter starting at Chicagoland Speedway.