Tag Archive: Michael Waltrip

Nov 11

Coughlan returns to Nascar

Mike Coughlan is returning to America’s premier Nascar series.

Mike Coughlan  portraitAfter leaving F1 in disgrace amid the ‘spygate’ scandal of last decade, the former McLaren chief designer re-emerged in Nascar, working for Michael Waltrip Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Jan 17

NASCAR star Michael Waltrip to appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip is coming to the Canadian Motorsports Expo

 

NASCAR - Michael WaltripCanadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre.  On Saturday, February 9, two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Being ahead of Big One proved pivotal for Kenseth

Ride around at the back, or charge to the front?

NASCAR logoNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesWhen it comes to avoiding the large-scale accidents that tend to plague Talladega Superspeedway, Matt Kenseth ended that argument Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Waltrip gets his bearings at Sebring

Hoping for first start at the 12 Hours next month

Waltrip-TRG-020912-2Waltrip-TRG-020912-1There definitely is a “cool” factor of racing at Sebring International Raceway. The latest to be bitten by the bug is Michael Waltrip, who drove his first laps around America’s toughest road course Thursday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans : Audi takes pole

Le Mans Qualifiyng report and pictures

71 AF Corse Waltrip Kauffman Aguas (1)For the first time since 2006, Audi will start on pole. LM P1. Audi R18 # 1 captured the provisional pole (3’25”799). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Le Mans 24 Hours: Benoît Tréluyer’s four golden rules to win Le Mans!

+ OAK Racing targeting fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours podium
+ Michael Waltrip and Robert Kauffman information (AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia)
+ Lola at Le Mans 2011: 7 days to go! (Nicolas Prost Q&A)

To have any chance of winning the biggest motor race in the world you obviously need a fast and reliable car, but it’s not the only factor. Benoît reveals the four simple rules that can help tip the balance! Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Patrick Carpentier returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition this weekend

Patrick Carpentier will race in Kansas on June 5, also enters July’s Ride to Conquer Cancer with Team Komatsu

NASCAR - Spcint Cup - Frank Stoddard 32 FordPatrick Carpentier - Alex Tagliani - Indy 500Patrick Carpentier will return to the NASCAR circuit next weekend driving Frank Stoddard Jr’s #32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. The Canadian driver, who now lives in Las Vegas, has confirmed that he will compete in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year on June 5 at the 1.5-mile (2.414 km) banked oval, round 13 of the 2011 schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

New points system tested by Bayne win

Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 and grabs all the headlines

2011-02-20_0692NASCARBut look at the NASCAR points standings and he’s dead last…NASCAR woke up with two headaches this morning: one thanks to the post-race celebrations for winner Trevor Bayne, and the other from looking at the odd state of the Sprint Cup points table the morning after the race before, which needed some explaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Waltrip wins at Daytona (+photos & result)

Michael Waltrip claims his first Truck Series victory

2011-02-18_0650NASCAR CAMPING WORLD Truck SeriesTen years to the day after his first Daytona 500 victory and on the anniversary of his former boss’ death.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 17

Duel 1 win gives Kurt Busch Daytona pole (+results & photos)

Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race

Daytona 500  - logo 2011Kurt Busch Dodge 22Kurt Busch gained pole position for the Daytona 500 with victory in the first Gatorade Duel, while Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race ahead of Clint Bowyer.

* Do not miss Flagworld’s photo albums from Daytona starting Friday *

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Jan 11

Michael Waltrip Grand Marshal at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, California

For the eighth running of NASCAR’s Toyota All-Star Showdown

Michael Waltrip

NASCAR Toyota All-Star ShowdownTwo-time winner of the Daytona 500, TV personality, and now a highly successful NASCAR car owner, Michael Waltrip has been tapped to take on the role of event Grand Marshal for the eighth running of NASCAR’s Toyota All-Star Showdown.  Set for Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29, the annual champion’s event takes place at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, California.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

NASCAR: Top stories of the decade closely defined by Dale

Even today, Earnhardt crash still felt as NASCAR evolves

Reviewed in our mind’s eye, it seems to take forever. The events unfold slowly, in exact detail, a perfect panorama of color and speed. By now, we know it frame-by-fame — the black car bending to the right, the climb up the banking, the inevitable impact and the out-of-control slide back down into the grass. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Sticky: Patrick Carpentier to drive No. 99 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota (+photos)

At Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

NAPA Auto Parts is proud to announce that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will be a competitor in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 as the NASCAR Nationwide Series crosses the border for the third year in a row to compete at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Parc Jean Drapeau, August 30th. Read the rest of this entry »