Feb. 10, 2016
Michael Waltrip Will Make Cameo Appearance At Daytona 500
Michael Waltrip, former owner the now defunct MWR, announced on Thursday that he will drive in the Daytona 500 for BK Racing, a team that will be fielding two full time drivers in 2016, David Ragan and Matt DiBenedetto.
The 52 year old has won the twice, both in 2001 and 2003 driving for Dale Earnhardt Inc. closed down in 2015 after entering NASCAR in 2007. Waltrip won just 4 races in 781 starts.
"It's a great opportunity for us to expand our team and go racing," Waltrip said, adding that Maxwell House will provide sponsorship
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