Waltrip sponsors reviewing partnerships
September 11, 2013
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Two of Michael Waltrip Racing's sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization's attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond.
NAPA Auto Parts posted on its Facebook page Wednesday it is disappointed a partner would make ``such a significant error in judgment.'' NAPA is the sponsor for Martin Truex Jr., who was kicked out of the Chase for the Sprint Car championship when NASCAR sanctioned MWR for its actions in Saturday night's race.
NAPA says it has launched a review of its future partnership with MWR.
Also, Clint Bowyer sponsor 5-Hour Energy tweeted it is reviewing its sponsorship relations internally.
NASCAR penalized MWR for attempting to manipulate the finish to get Truex into the 12-driver Chase field. Truex was replaced in the Chase by Ryan Newman.
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