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Michael Waltrip to honor Dale Earnhardt

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:27 AM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Michael Waltrip will drive a primarily black No. 15 Toyota in the Daytona 500, the same number he drove to victory in the 2001 race that was marred by the death of car owner and friend Dale Earnhardt.

Waltrip unveiled the car Tuesday to kick off the second day of the NASCAR media tour. The Daytona 500 is Feb. 20.

"It was a real important event for me," Waltrip said as he recalled the 10th anniversary of the race, won in the blue No. 15 Chevrolet for ...

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