Who drove the number 88 Gatorade car?

Who drove the number 88 Gatorade car?

Darrell Waltrip
Buddy Baker drove the No. 88 in 124 races with awesome silver numbering that he’d make famous on his No. 28 “Gray Ghost.” Darrell Waltrip drives his DiGard Gatorade Chevrolet Monte Carlo during the 1977 NASCAR season.

What car numbers did Darrell Waltrip drive?

Darrell Lee Waltrip (born February 5, 1947) is an American motorsports analyst, author, former national television broadcaster, and stock car driver. He raced from 1972 to 2000 in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now called the NASCAR Cup Series), most notably driving the No. 17 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.

Does Dale Jr own the 88 car?

The team is based in Mooresville, North Carolina, co-owned by former NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his sister Kelley Earnhardt Miller, and the owner of his former Cup Series team, Rick Hendrick. 88 Camaro part-time for Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Who drove the 88 car in 2020?

Alex Bowman
When seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson steps out of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at the end of the 2020 season, Alex Bowman will be taking over one of the most successful rides in the sport. Already a Hendrick driver, Bowman will switch from the No. 88 car to the now-iconic No.

Who is 88 racing?

Bowman replaced Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel of the #88 Chevrolet after Earnhardt retired following the 2017 season.

Who is Darrell Waltrip’s brother?

Michael Waltrip
Bobby Waltrip
Darrell Waltrip/Brothers

Michael Curtis Waltrip (born April 30, 1963) is an American former professional stock car racing driver, racing commentator, and published author. He competes full time in the Camping World Superstar Racing Experience. He is the younger brother of three-time NASCAR champion and racing commentator Darrell Waltrip.

Who drove 00 in Nascar?

David Reutimann
00 David Reutimann David Reutimann has by far the best stats of anyone to drive the No. 00.

Who is Jeb Burton’s father?

Ward Burton
Jeb Burton/Fathers
He is the son of Ward Burton, the nephew of Jeff Burton, and the cousin of Jeff’s son Harrison Burton. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 10 Chevrolet Camaro for Kaulig Racing.

Does Dale Earnhardt Jr own a Nascar team?

JR Motorsports is the professional race team owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. JR Motorsports tours nationally in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with four full-time entries and has three championships (2014, 2017 and 2018) to its credit and 46 series victories.

Who is driving the 88 car in 2021?

Alex Bowman is in his fourth full season with Hendrick Motorsports in 2021, having replaced the retired Dale Earnhardt Jr. as driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet after the 2017 season. Now, he has taken over the legendary No.

What was Dale Earnhardt’s car number?

Dale Earnhardt was best known for his black No. 3 Chevy, which earned him one his the nicknames “The Man in Black.”

What was Dale Earnhardt Jr number?

This time around, Dale Jr. will return to the #88 Chevrolet. The number 88 was his number during his time with Hendrick Motorsports from 2008 from 2017. The number change came after DEI owner Teresa Earnhardt vetoed Dale Jr. from taking the number with him when he left the family business.

What year did Darrell Waltrip wear Gatorade?

Late-1970s: Darrell Waltrip carried the Gatorade colors on cars owned by DiGard Racing from 1976 through 1980. During that time, Waltrip started 151 premier series races, winning 25 of them. Waltrip placed in the top five in Cup points in every year other than 1976 when he took eighth place.

What year did Darrell Waltrip drive for DiGard Racing?

1975: Darrell Waltrip drove his own No. 17 Chevrolet Laguna in 17 races in 1975 prior to landing a ride with DiGard Racing. 1975: Darrell Waltrip took over the No. 88 when Donnie Allison left mid-season. Waltrip gave the team its first win which came in October at Richmond.

How many races did Darrell Waltrip drive for Bud Moore?

1973: Darrell Waltrip drove for Bud Moore in five races during the latter part of the 1973 season. 1975: Darrell Waltrip drove his own No. 17 Chevrolet Laguna in 17 races in 1975 prior to landing a ride with DiGard Racing.

Who drives the 88 car for Hendrick Motorsports?

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Joining Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, Junior drove the No. 88 through the 2017 season after years of being in the No. 8. Alex Bowman: Filled in for Dale Jr. for 10 races in 2016 and earned Earnhardt’s endorsement for the ride after Dale Jr. announced he would end his full-time racing career after the 2017 season.