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Isn’t hard to believe the Daytona 500 is nearly upon us?
It’s the biggest race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule and will once again kick of the season. Last year, we saw a great race with the return of pack racing and the first ever rained out 500. They had to return on Monday night to race in primetime and as Matt Kenseth take the checkered flag in the Great American Race for the second time.
In both 2010 and 2011 two sleepers in Jamie McMurray and Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 and showed that with a little patience and luck anyone can win this race. With how the preseason test went back in January in Daytona, these are my five sleepers who could win this year’s race.
Michael Waltrip didn’t test down at DIS in January due to him originally not having a ride. They announced on day one though that Waltrip will pilot the No. 30 Swan Racing Toyota for the 500 in February and hope to get this team landed on the map.
Team owner David Stremme who will take over ...
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Michael Waltrip will race in the 55th running of the Daytona 500. Waltrip, a two-time winner of the event, raced his way into the race by finishing xx in the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday afternoon.
It will be the 50th time Waltrip has raced at Daytona. He has three wins at the track including wins in the Daytona 500 in 2001 and 2003.
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CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing today launched its Insider Program that offers all race fans sponsor discounts, specials on merchandise, exclusive pictures and video content plus fan giveaways throughout the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Fans can access the MWR Insider Program through the CardStar application available on most smartphones. MWR will work on behalf of...
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Danica Patrick isn’t the only female athlete ready to make a splash in Sunday’s 55th running of the Daytona 500.
Michael Waltrip Racing announced today it has hired professional CrossFit competitor Christmas Abbott as a full-time pit crewmember for its NASCAR Sprint Cup operation.
Abbott, 31, will be a “weekend warrior” with MWR, traveling to all NASCAR...