Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/22/14

BRISTOL, TN - AUGUST 21: Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, leans on his car prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2009 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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 a v...
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