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Moffitt's win gives him new foothold in NASCAR after MWR's demise

Winning isn’t everything, but when you’re an out-of-work race car driver it can become the most important thing.

Truex would like to stay with Furniture Row "for a long time"

A car as dominant as Martin Truex Jr.’s Kansas Speedway Camry does not come along every weekend — particularly if you are Martin Truex Jr.

Michael Waltrip facing bittersweet Daytona 500 without MWR

Coming to Daytona this year must provoke mixed emotions for Michael Waltrip, who for the first time in a decade, will not be here as a team owner.

Top 10 photos of 2015

Another racing season comes to a close. 2015 was truly a remarkable year for photos and although it was a real pleasure looking back at all the fantastic images from the past year, it was a tough process getting the number down to the very best 10 captures.

Top 10 moments from the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season

From the inspiring to the shocking, the 2015 season was jam-packed with moments that will be remembered for years to come.

Looking back on Michael Waltrip Racing's short, but eventful existence

All the focus was on the Sprint Cup title fight at Homestead, but in the background of the title decider was the end of Michael Waltrip Racing.

NASCAR Kansas notebook

Richard Childress Racing is trending in the right direction.

Red flag needed after Danica Patrick, David Ragan crash

Danica Patrick was battling to hold on to 11th-place when Ryan Newman attempted to pass the No. 10 Chevy in Turn 1 and sent her into the spin cycle.

Bowyer hit hard by NASCAR penalty, falls to last in the Chase

NASCAR has issued a P4 level punishment to Michael Waltrip Racing, but team plans to appeal

One last chance: Bowyer ready to give MWR a memorable Chase run

Michael Waltrip Racing will close their doors at the end of the 2015 season.

Aaron's pulling out of the team side in 2016

When MWR shuts down at the end of the year, Aaron's will not continue on as a livery.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-09-16

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers.

Points for sale

MWR's owner points could prove useful to rookie racers such as Ty Dillon and Ryan Blaney.

Bowyer breathes some life into Chase bid for MWR

Clint Bowyer fought back after an accident to score a top five finish at Bristol.

Clint Bowyer opens up on decision to leave Michael Waltrip Racing

Clint Bowyer spoke to the media Friday regarding the news that he will be leaving MWR at the conclusion of 2015.

Kauffman says move from Waltrip to Ganassi a financial one

Rob Kauffman elaborated on his decision to take his investments elsewhere, which will lead to the collapse of Michael Waltrip Racing.

Toyota thankful to Michael Waltrip Racing

Toyota released a statement on Thursday addressing the announcement this week by Michael Waltrip Racing that it would no longer field teams in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series after this season.

Sometimes breaking up is good to do

Dissolution of MWR provides a fresh opportunity for Clint Bowyer.

MWR and Bowyer to part ways at the end of the season

Michael Waltrip Racing will not field cars full-time in the Sprint Cup Series following 2015.

Kauffman says he's not "taking anything" from Michael Waltrip Racing

Rob Kauffman took no questions but offered a statement regarding the recent news that he purchased a stake in Chip Ganassi Racing.

Bowyer trying to remain focused on 2015 amidst changes

Clint Bowyer has been rumored to be joining Rob Kauffman at Chip Ganassi Racing, but says he's just focused on one thing right now - Making the chase.

Earnhardt continues to pick up speed at Indy

The No. 88 Nationwide Chevy leads the way in second practice.

Let's play musical Camrys

Toyota is looking to expand but will Michael Waltrip Racing be part of the picture?

Bowyer and Gordon collide ... In the garage

Tight garage conditions lead to fender bender between Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Teamwork pays off for Carl Edwards at the Magic Mile

Edwards posts his first pole since the fall Texas race in 2013.

Winning is key for Ragan

David Ragan hopes for a more permanent role with MWR.

For the RTA, it's full steam ahead

Rob Kauffman, head of the Race Team Alliance, discusses the "F" word, testing and the newly announced Drivers' Council.

Rowdy rocks Sonoma

Kyle Busch returns to Victory Lane in a big way -- with big brother Kurt in tow.

Two big hits early at Sonoma - video

Altercation with the No. 55 Toyota sends the Martin Truex Jr. into the tires, ending his streak of top tens.

Bowyer blasts off with top spot in practice

The No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota leads the first session at Sonoma.

Cup teams look to build on Dover success

Several drivers tamed the Monster Mile -- and they weren't the usual suspects.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-05-13

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers.

Maxwell House signs with Michael Waltrip Racing

Iconic coffee sponsor returns to NASCAR, might be just the bump that Bowyer needs.

Brian Vickers sidelined for the start of 2015 season

Michael Waltrip Racing cites "health issues" as cause for driver's absence.

JRM unveils 2015 crew chief lineup

Hendrick Motorsports veterans Dave Elenz and Jason Burdett bring their expertise to JR Motorsports

Risk vs. Reward: Childers makes the right decision

Rodney Childers' leap of faith lands his first Sprint Cup Championship.

Chase Elliott and Matt Crafton eye championship trophies

The Camping World Truck and Nationwide seasons come to a close this weekend at Homestead

What's between your driver's hands?

Drivers weigh in after Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s wheel breaks at Dover.

RTA chairman Rob Kauffman calls NASCAR's 2015 changes "positive".

Race Team Alliance Chairman and Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman weighs in on NASCAR rule changes for 2015.

Beyond the bubble

Greg Biffle earns the final spot in the Chase while Clint Bowyer must wait until next year.

Spingate one year later: the anniversary MWR would prefer to forget

As Michael Waltrip Racing looks to regain its footing, its team owner is "Dancing with the Stars".

NASCAR's Michael Waltrip to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Driver and team owner hopes to follow in Helio Castroneves' steps.

Only four drivers have ever raced their way into the Chase at Richmond

With the new Chase system, someone may very well become the fifth this weekend.

Allmendinger comes full circle

Perseverance pays off for AJ Allmendinger.

What happens next? Tony Stewart, and Stewart Haas Racing

There are so many questions that will be answered in the very short term for Tony Stewart and his entire race team.

The ultlmate driver coach

Mark Martin is bringing his talent and experience back to Roush Fenway Racing.

Jeff Gordon wins the Brickyard 400 for a record-setting fifth time

Jeff Gordon passed Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne late in the race to win at the Brickyard.

Gordon Kirby: Searching for NASCAR's future

There's a great deal at stake with the Race Team Alliance.

RTA tops the themes of Brian France's most recent interview

NASCAR Chairman takes to the SiriusXM NASCAR Radio waves to tackle the sport's hot topics

Yes, RCR talked to Carl Edwards but...

Richard Childress Racing needs to elevate its program to attract the sport's top drivers

Helton: We will ‘build NASCAR collectively’

Mike Helton: “We’re going to stay our course.”