Homestead Preview: David Ragan

November 19th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Sunday’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway marks Michael Waltrip Racing’s final weekend of full-time competition.

 

Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 champion, began the team in the mid-1990s at his house in Sherrills Ford, N.C. competing in the XFINITY Series. In 2007, MWR began fielding fulltime Sprint Cup entries... Read More »

Phoenix Preview: David Ragan

November 13th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan visits Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday for the next-to-last race in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

 

This marks Ragan’s first race at Phoenix driving a Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota. He finished 21st in March driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.

 

Ragan goes to Phoenix after... Read More »

Ragan Finishes 23rd in Texas

November 9th, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 23rd in Sunday’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 15th but a collision coming to pit lane during the lap 24-lap caution forced Ragan to make an extra stop for front-end repairs. Handling issues plagued the No. 55 during the first half of the race, dropping Ragan two... Read More »

Texas Preview: David Ragan

November 5th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan visits Texas Motor Speedway on a mission to turn a good run into a good finish this weekend.

 

In the last two races, Ragan has lost bids to battle for victory in the late-going.

 

A black-flag with 60 laps left at Talladega while racing in sixth then wall contact, a spin and flat... Read More »

Ragan finishes 25th in Martinsville

November 2nd, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 25th in Sunday’s 500-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 28th and slowly worked his way to the front of the field, climbing to 12th at the halfway mark. Ragan used long green flag runs to claim fourth with 65 laps remaining. However, wall contact, then a spin, plus a flat... Read More »

David Ragan: Martinsville Preview

October 28th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan visits Martinsville Speedway this weekend with only four races remaining in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

 

Ragan owns a top-five and three top-10 finishes at the Virginia half-mile track.

 

Ragan finished fifth at Martinsville in March when he substituted for Kyle Busch driving... Read More »

Ragan Finishes 30th at ‘Dega

October 26th, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 30th in Sunday’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 22nd and raced mid-pack for the first half of the 188-lap race. With 60 to go, Ragan took two tires and moved to sixth but a few laps later No. 55 was black flagged by NASCAR for leaking fluid. Ragan pitted multiple... Read More »

Talladega Preview: David Ragan

October 21st, 2015

David Ragan’s first interaction with Aaron’s came in May of 2013 at Talladega Superspeedway.

 

Officials from the Atlanta-based company presented the Front Row Racing driver with a trophy in victory lane minutes after he won the Aaron’s 499 in an exciting green-white-checkered finish.

 

Michael Waltrip, who drove the Aaron’s Toyota to a fourth-place... Read More »

Ragan Finishes 25th in Kansas

October 19th, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 25th in Sunday’s 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 22nd and struggled with an ill-handling race car for much of the race. The Unadilla, Ga., native fell two laps behind the leaders just past the halfway point. The No. 55 team made numerous adjustments throughout the day... Read More »

David Ragan: Charlotte Preview

October 7th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan says there is a lot on the line for himself and his race team in Saturday night’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

 

“Charlotte is home for most of the NASCAR world and this race is the only chance for a lot of the shop guys and a lot of the families to come to a race,”... Read More »