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Putting a Doctor’s Mind in a Stock Car – the Life of Patrick Staropoli

It all started last year. A young man with aspirations to become a doctor entered a contest to do something that is just as risky as performing surgery. Hailing from Florida, this man has gone from the classroom to the race track – excelling in both extremes with amazing grades and some great runs with the team that took a chance on him. Patrick Staropoli, 24, edged out over 700...

Waltrip juggling driving, dancing at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Michael Waltrip is no longer recognized primarily as the driver who won a couple of Daytona 500s when he's strolling through airports. Now, he's the dancing guy. For this weekend, Waltrip will be both driver and dancer. He'll go back and forth from his day job at Talladega Superspeedway to practicing the Argentine tango at a nearby YMCA for the TV...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip - Double Duty At 'Dega

Michael Waltrip’s run on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars enters its sixth week Monday which means he’ll have plenty of work to do on and off the track at Talladega. When he isn’t driving the No. 66 MyAFibStory.com Toyota, he and his dance partner Emma Slater will be in Talladega practicing the dance they’ll perform Monday night.  The pair plan to fly to Los Angeles immediately...

Michael Watlrip, No. 66 MyAFibStory.com Toyota Talladega Preview

Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip’s hardest hit in life came when his sister called to tell him their mother, Margaret Waltrip, had suffered a major stoke due to arterial fibrillation (AFib.) The stroke left Margaret partially paralyzed. Her mobility continued to deteriorate until she was confined to a wheelchair. She now requires 24-hour care, which is provided through...

Fender To Fender: An Exclusive Interview With Michael Waltrip

FORT WORTH, Tx. - Michael Waltrip is by far one of the most unique individuals in the entire Sprint Cup Series garage area. His career began in the shadow of his brother, Darrell, a three-time Sprint Cup Series champion. But the younger Waltrip would go on to make a name for himself, despite a sluggish start to his career. Now 30 years after his first Sprint Cup Series start, Waltrip...
Via Rubbings Racing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Final Lap, Episode 324: Michael Waltrip Interview / New Hampshire Preview

SHOW #324 – Guest: Michael Waltrip talks AFIB, and DWTS. – We also recap Chicagoland, The latest on Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch has a long lens, Marcos Ambrose heads home at seasons end, JGR snatches RPM sponsors, no surprises in the bottom 4, plus we preview New Hampshire (did you know it’s flat, paperclip-like, and flat. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. ( Roughly 48...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip talks MWR struggles, Marcos Ambrose unsure of future

Getty Images Michael Waltrip’s team went from three cars to just two cars after sponsorship for the No. 56 Toyota was lost at the end of the 2013 season. Once an organization on the way up, this year MWR has been hidden in the pack during Sprint Cup Series weekends. “I don’t think the cut to two teams hurt us at all,” Waltrip said during a stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway...
Via Tireball.com
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Michael Waltrip Racing Makes Driver Changes to 2014 Season

NASCAR Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Michael Waltrip Racing made some changes to the No. 66 Toyota ride for a couple of upcoming races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Originally, Jeff Burton was supposed to be behind the wheel of the entry at next weekend’s race at the Michigan International Speedway. But, due to changes on the car that they were trying to achieve at MIS...
Via Race Review Online
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Waltrip: Team will learn, move on

Michael Waltrip adopted his manufacturer's old slogan "moving forward" as the theme for Friday morning's meeting with the media, following this week's announcement that team sponsor NAPA would part ways with the No. 56 MWR Toyota at the end of this season. NAPA's Thursday decision came 11 days after the debacle at Richmond International Raceway, where Clint...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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