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Looking Back: Waltrip's Passion for NASCAR Pays Off

Michael Waltrip Racing a long way from troubled Cup debut in 2007
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<p> Athlon Sports racing editor Matt Taliaferro looks back on the Oct. 2007, race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, when the fortunes of Michael Waltrip Racing were changed forever.</p>
2012

The following article was published on Oct. 12, 2007, during NASCAR’s Charlotte race weekend shortly after a press conference introducing Rob Kauffman as the newest investor in Michael Waltrip Racing was held.

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It's a Long Way to the Top for Michael Waltrip Racing

MWR experiencing banner year in 2012 with revamped driver lineup
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<p>  </p> <p class="p1"> Michael Waltrip Racing’s renaissance of 2012 has been one of the biggest stories of this NASCAR season. Just how far has this team come from the depths of despair? Vito Pugliese takes a look.</p>
2012

by Vito Pugliese

“I’m sorry guys, I just … can’t drive my racecar …”