MWR and Reutimann to part ways at end of 2011 season

Michael Waltrip Racing press release

MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING, DAVID REUTIMANN TO PART WAYS AT CONCLUSION OF 2011 SEASON

David Reutimann, Michael Waltrip Racing
David Reutimann, Michael Waltrip Racing

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CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that driver David Reutimann will not return to the team for the 2012 season.

Team officials notified Reutimann this week.

“David has been a significant part of Michael Waltrip Racing since the very beginning and will forever be a part of our heritage,” said Co-Owner Michael Waltrip. “We want to thank David for his contribution to our growth and success over the past five years and wish him well in the future.”

Reutimann will remain with the team for the final three races of the 2011 season.

In 168 Sprint Cup Series starts, all for Michael Waltrip Racing, Reutimann recorded two wins, 12 top-five, 25 top-10 finishes and won four pole awards.

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