Found May 09, 2012 on
That's not wins that Mickey is smelling Martin Truex nearly won at Kansas. If Michael Waltrip had of won last weekend at Talladega. If Clint Bowyer didn’t wipe himself out at Richmond. All the aforementioned are ways Michael Waltrip Racing could have won a race this season. Yet ten races into the season and the organization is collectively still searching for their first win since David Reutimann found victory lane at Chicagoland in 2010. And until they win a race this season no one is going to take them seriously. Sure Martin Truex is currently 6th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings and he did have a run of five finishes inside the top-10 but this is a sport where a bad weekend would knock him out of the Chase for the Cup because he lacks a win. Clint Bowyer has an average finish of 14.0 this season. That is the best of his career. Yet he sits in tenth in the standings and without a win is even closer to missing the playoffs then Truex is. The teams third car has been driven by...

NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. Lends a Hand, Helps Repair Car of National Guardsman

  No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. relies on his pit crew whenever his race car needs repairs. On Wednesday near Columbia, S.C., it was the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver’s turn to act as the chief mechanic. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver visited Love Automotive, a NAPA AutoCare Center, in Cayce, S.C. to supervise the pit stop for Blair Raines, whose car had...

MWR Sixth Annual Fan Fest Set For May 23

CORNELIUS, N.C.— Michael Waltrip Racing will hold its sixth annual Fan Fest at its race shop in Cornelius, N.C. on Wednesday, May 23. MWR NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Martin Truex Jr., Mark Martin and Clint Bowyer will sign autographs from 1-3 p.m.  Up to 300 wrist bands for each driver will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 21 in the MWR...

MWR to Honor Remembrance Rescue Project with Special Decal at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 15 5-hour ENERGY transport driver Al Nelson, a native of Long Island, N.Y., will get the special opportunity on Thursday night in Darlington to honor his brother Peter Allen Nelson. Peter Nelson was a firefighter in FDNY Rescue 4 killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.  Members of the Remembrance...

Clint Bowyer Darlington Preview

CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer will pay extra attention to the command to start his engine at Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway.   That’s because it will be his mom‘s voice on the public address system. Jana Bowyer, along with several drivers’ mothers, will serve as Grand Marshals for the Southern 500 and start...

Mark Martin Darlington Preview

One of NASCAR’s greatest drivers races on one of the sport’s great tracks this weekend when No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin returns to action at Darlington International Raceway. The 53-year-old Martin owns two Sprint Cup and eight Nationwide Series victories on the 1.366-mile South Carolina track. The Batesville, Ark. native hasn’t lost any speed in...
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