Waltrip has been a commentator for Fox Sports, and he had the race sponsorship from Maxwell House. And there is a great news for his fans. He will compete in the upcoming Daytona 500 2016 for BK Racing. As we know that he is the two-time Daytona 500 winner. Will he make this as his third winning?
He had not announced which team until last Thursday. There will be 2 auto berths from BK Racing will will join the Daytona 500. It will be the snippet of the new NASCAR charter system. The respective teams will send their 3 delegates on the road. Michael Waltrip will hold the number 83 while DiBenedetto will drive No. 93 car. In the other side, David Rage comes up with smaller number, No. 23. Ragan has been chosen to run for all season.
With the current decision of Waltrip will drive No.83, the BK Racing Toyota Camry will add more vibrants in the 2016 Daytona 500. Backed with Maxwell House, this will be his third entry to the most prestigious racing event on earth. This also spots his 29th appearance in the Daytona 500.
Michael Waltrip had made his official announcement on Thursday. And it is confirmed that he will be the driver here. Waltrip said that it was the great opportunity for the team to spread their wing and go racing. Maxwell House will be the prominent sponsorship for his team. As mentioned before, BK Racing will assign 3 teams at Daytona.
Amongst the speculation, many people believe that it will be one-race deal for Waltrip. Waltrip made the first winner achievement in the NASCAR premier series in 2001. And of course he won Daytona 500 fair and square. Two years later, he made it for the second time. He scored his second NASCAR premier series victory in the 2003. He also won summer race in 2002, under Daytona and the fall event in 2003, at Talladega Superspeedway.
Including the upcoming Daytona 500, Waltrip has 28 races in total. In this great American too most of the fans will not miss his actions on road. The upcoming Daytona 500 is set to happen on Sunday, February 21. Folks can catch up with the event from their favorite screen through FOX. If you want to attend the venue when it happens, better preserve your seats right now. Before it’s getting too late, you better hurry up in choosing the option to witness the event.