Michael Waltrip Racing will only field two Sprint Cup Series teams in 2014, according to the Associated Press.
Crew chief Chad Johnston has asked Michael Waltrip Racing for his release from the team at the end of the season. Johnston has served as crew chief for the No. 56 Toyota, which is losing its sponsor at the end of the season.
5-Hour Energy announced that they will return to Michael Waltrip Racing and driver Clint Bowyer.
NAPA Auto Parts announced that they will end their sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 56 at season’s end because of the team’s actions at Richmond.