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Michael Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 champion, will drive the No. 30 car of Swan Racing for the 2013 running of the Daytona 500. Waltrip will be reunited with former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. The race will be the debut for Swan Racing who recently announced that they would compete full time at the Sprint Cup level in 2013.
“This is a great move for Swan Racing,” said David Stremme who will be the regular driver of the #30 Toyota. “Michael and I have been friends for a long time. We got to talking last year and from my perspective I thought this would help to further our relationship with Toyota and be a good building block for Swan Racing.”
Steve Hmiel was named competition director of Swan Racing last week.
“I am thrilled to drive the #30 Toyota for Swan Racing and the chance to win a third Daytona 500,” said Waltrip about the one-race deal. “Reuniting with Tony Jr. and Steve Hmiel brings back a lot of good memories and is going to create new ones.”
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Swan Racing Press Release
Michael Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 champion, will pilot Swan Racing’s No. 30 in the 2013 “Great American Race,” reuniting him with former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. The race marks Swan Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut since announcing its new ownership this month. Michael Waltrip
“I am thrilled to drive the No. 30 Toyota for Swan Racing...
CORNELIUS, N.C. — After completing its most successful season in 2012, the three Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota teams are ready to start the 2013 season with the annual three-day Daytona Preseason Thunder test at Daytona International Speedway. Highlighting the test that begins Thursday will be the drafting of the new-look Gen-6 production modeled racers that make their competition...
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