Michael Waltrip is an American professional top-of-the-line car driver with a net worth of thirty five million dollars. Michael Waltrip was created in Owensboro, Kentucky in April 1963. At fifteen Michael requested his older brother Darrell to help him start a career in NASCAR. He also asked the dad of his but both declined. He started off on his very own with help from the brother Bobby Waltrip of his racing go karts. Michael became noticed by Dale Earnhardt and moved in with Kyle and Richard Petty. Michael started the stock car career of his in 1981 and also won the Mini Modified division track championship in the Kentucky Motor Speedway. He won the series championship in the Goody's Dash Series in 1983. He was voted hottest driver on the circuit in 1983 and 1984. He made the Cup debut of his in 1985 at the Coca Cola 600. He's a 2 time Daytona 500 winner in 2001 and 2003, as well as an a 2 time Gatorade Duel winner in 2002 and 2005. He races the #66 car for the Michael Waltrip Racing team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The best finish of his was 12th both in 1994 and 1995. He's 4 wins and 132 top 10 finishes. He's eleven wins in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, as well as a win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Waltrip serves as a pre race analyst for NASCAR on FOX. He was a competition in the 2011 twenty four Hours of Le Mans event. He's 2 daughters and was formerly married to Elizabeth Franks. He participated in the 2000 Boston Marathon. His 2011 book was an innovative York Times best seller. In 2014, he appeared as among the cast members in the hit ABC tv series, Dancing With the Stars.
Michael Waltrip Top Mentions:
- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Michael Waltrip swap stories about infuriating Dale Sr.
- New film chronicles Michael Waltrip's Daytona 500 win on the day of Dale Earnhardt's death
- Michael Waltrip blocked Kenny Wallace on twitter
- Michael Waltrip is waving the green flag on sports betting in Kentucky
- Michael Waltrip's 'Blink of an Eye' is the untold story of day Dale Earnhardt Sr. died