Dover Preview: David Ragan

May 26th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  NASCAR drivers are often asked which of the 23 Sprint Cup tracks is their favorite.

 

Fans expect the answer is either one of the short tracks like Martinsville and Bristol or the high speed tracks like Texas and Charlotte. Maybe, a restrictor-plate track like Daytona and Talladega tops the list.

 

To the surprise of many, the one track... Read More »

Ragan Finishes 41st in Charlotte

May 26th, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 41st in Sunday night’s 600-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Ragan started seventh and held his own in the early going even jumping into the top five after the lap 25 competition caution. Ragan raced near the front of the field until the halfway mark when a tire rub from contact on pit lane and handling... Read More »

David Ragan’s No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota To Honor Sgt. Bryan Brewster in 600

May 18th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan will carry a very special name on his windshield this Memorial Day weekend in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

 

Race fans and television viewers will see the name of Sgt. Bryan Brewster at the top of the No. 55 Toyota’s windshield as part of Michael Waltrip Racing and NASCAR’s 600 Miles... Read More »

David Ragan All-Star Race Preview

May 12th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan knows there’s two ways to advance from Friday night’s Sprint Showdown into Saturday night’s $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

 

He needs to win one of the two 20-lap Showdown segments or win the Sprint Fan Vote, announced after the Showdown. Ragan owns four consecutive... Read More »

Ragan Finishes 33rd in Kansas

May 10th, 2015

David Ragan Race Summary: No. 55 Sponge Bob SquarePants/Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver David Ragan finished 33rd in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Ragan lost then regained a lap to the leaders in the early going before rain stopped the race on lap 99 for two hours and 15 minutes. About 20 laps after the restart, Ragan spun off turn 4 into the front stretch... Read More »

Ragan is Ready for Kansas

May 5th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  — David Ragan will be a popular driver at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway Saturday night.

 

Sure, it marks his first race driving the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. But to the younger NASCAR fans, Ragan’s No. 55 will be the car carrying the paint scheme that features pop culture phenomenon SpongeBob SquarePants.

 

“We’re... Read More »

Talladega Preview: Michael Waltrip

April 29th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Michael Waltrip heads to Talladega Superspeedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2015.

 

The two-time Daytona 500 champion owns 779 Sprint Cup starts and finished 26th driving the No. 55 Toyota in the 2015 Daytona 500.

 

In 2012, Waltrip nearly won the October Talladega race before... Read More »

Ragan to Drive the No. 55

April 28th, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that David Ragan will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine for the remainder of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, beginning May 9 at Kansas Speedway.

 

Brian Vickers had planned to race the Toyota fulltime in 2015, but heart surgery in December forced the Thomasville, N.C., native to miss the first two races of the... Read More »

Moffitt Finishes 29th in Richmond

April 27th, 2015

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Camry driver Brett Moffitt finished 29th in Sunday’s rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver qualified 14th and raced in 25th in the first half of the Toyota Owners 400. Moffitt battled several cars for the free pass in the race’s second half until a cut right front tire exiting pitlane on... Read More »

Waltrip to Drive No. 55 in Talladega

April 23rd, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3.

 

Waltrip, founder and co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, replaces 22-year-old Brett Moffitt who has driven MWR’s No. 55 since the March 22nd race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

 

“Talladega... Read More »