Ward Burton returning, will try to qualify at Martinsville

Updated: October 18, 2006, 2:39 PM ET
Associated Press

Ward Burton, out of racing for two years, will drive the No. 4 Chevrolet for Morgan-McClure Racing this week at Martinsville Speedway.

Burton, the older brother of NASCAR Nextel Cup points leader Jeff Burton, will attempt to qualify the car for Sunday's Subway 500.

"He's expressed a lot of interest in driving," said Chris Carrier, crew chief for the Morgan-McClure team. "He's a Virginia driver and we're a Virginia team. That makes for a great combination at Martinsville."


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