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A “split-second decision.” In the midst of one of the harshest penalties handed down in NASCAR’s modern era — or perhaps...

NASCAR Drops The Hammer On Michael Waltrip Racing

NASCAR announced Monday night massive penalties to Michael Waltrip Racing and made it clear they would not tolerate any manipulations of race outcomes. MWR was found guilty, in NASCAR and most public opinion, of violating section 12-4 of the rule book, aka actions detrimental to stock car racing. The penalties[...]

MWR accepts penalties from Richmond

Michael Waltrip Racing has accepted the penalties levied against them following the events of Richmond International Racway. Well, at-least when it comes to the actions of the No. 55 team. Michael Waltrip, founder and co-owner of MWR released the following statement. “What occurred on the No. 55 radio at the end of Saturday night’s race in Richmond was a split-second decision...

MWR sponsors reviewing partnerships

Two of Michael Waltrip Racing's sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization's attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond. NAPA Auto Parts posted on its Facebook page Wednesday it is disappointed a partner would make ''such a significant error in judgment.'' NAPA is the sponsor for Martin Truex Jr., who was kicked...

MWR $lammed, but is it enough?

NASCAR levied record fines against Michael Waltrip Racing on Monday, but is $300,000 -- not to mention the financial impact of losing a Chase spot -- enough to ensure that what happened Saturday night at Richmond never ever happens again?

Continued Fallout From MWR Spingate

A few days after NASCAR laid down one of the strongest penalties in the sport’s history , but the hits keep coming for the Michael Waltrip Racing team. It’s one thing to be knocked around through social media by fans and writers. It’s another thing when sponsors use those outlets[...]

NASCAR penalizes MWR, Chase change with Newman in, Truex out

Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America NASCAR has penalized Michael Waltrip Racing after the events that took place Saturday night at Richmond International Speedway. Clint Bowyer was said to of purposely spun out his No. 15 5-Hour Energy Toyota and Brian Vickers was penalized due to slowing and making a questionable pit stop. These sequence of events helped  Martin Truex...

NASCAR Throws The Book At Michael Waltrip Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - NASCAR threw the book at Michael Waltrip Racing for altering the outcome of Saturday night's Richmond race, the final regular season race before NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup begins this weekend at Chicagoland. All three MWR teams were hit with the loss of 50 championship driver and 50 championship owner points, respectively. The team was also fined...


NASCAR is sitting in a very unenviable position this Monday evening. Since the conclusion of Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 they have been trying to ride high of the waves that were created by Michael Waltrip Racing and the supposed moves they made to influence the outcome of the race.[...]

NASCAR Comes Down Hard on Michael Waltrip Racing

  A late race spin by Clint Bowyer from Saturday night’s race at Richmond, has become “the spin heard round the world.” For NASCAR it caused them to set a new precedent with the harshest ruling on an on track incident. For Michael Waltrip it cost him some money and […]

NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin

NASCAR is reviewing evidence to determine if Michael Waltrip Racing attempted to manipulate the outcome of race that set the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field. NASCAR President Mike Helton told The Associated Press before Sunday's Truck Series race at Iowa that race control did not believe Clint Bowyer's spin with seven laps remaining at Richmond was suspicious...

BC-CAR--Sports Extra, CAR

Sports Editors: Today's AP Sports Extra NASCAR Chase for the Cup edition is being delayed due to the NASCAR investigation into Saturday night's race at Richmond International Speedway. Michael Waltrip Racing is under investigation for the late spin by driver Clint Bowyer that altered Saturday's outcome. In order to provide a fully accurate preview of the Chase, which...

So, Now Did Gilliland And Logano Have A Deal...???

((HT: NASCAR)) With all the talk of Michael Waltrip Racing, Clint Bowyer, spins- intentional or otherwise, Martin Truex Junior, Ryan Newman, and everyone who did or didn't make The Chase... Here's another element that is being considered about Joey Logano making The Chase- thanks to David Gilliand and Front Row Motorsports. Logano needed Gilliland's position on...
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