Volkswagen isn’t the only entity caught with stuff on their cars that violates the rules this week. The number 15 Michael Waltrip Racing car of Chase for the Sprint Cup participant Clint Bowyer was found with improperly installed parts found during the opening day inspection last week at Chicagoland Speedway.
Need a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, equipment or perhaps some crew? Clint Bowyer, David Ragan and (health pending) Brian Vickers all seem to be up for grabs as Michael Waltrip Racing announces that they won’t field a full-time Sprint Cup effort next year.
In unfortunate news that neatly coincides with Grinch Season, Sprint Cup driver Brian Vickers' body is rejecting an artificial patch meant to repair a hole found in his heart in 2010. He underwent surgery on Saturday to repair the hole again, and the recovery time will cut into the start of the 2015 season.
Michael McDowell, a 23 year old rookie with Michael Waltrip Racing proved once again the main reason for watching NASCAR is the crashes. McDowell slid into the wall at the Texas Motor Speedway last Friday during qualifying laps for the Samsung 500 and proceeded to roll down the track, by our count, eight times.…