Michael Waltrip to drive Sandy Hook tribute car at Daytona 500

Car will be number 26

Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip has announced a special tribute for the children killed in the Sandy Hook massacre.

Waltrip will drive a Sandy Hook School tribute car during this year's Daytona 500 on Feb. 24.

The car number will be 26, in memory of the 20 children and six adutls who were killed in the attack.

Waltrip also owns a team and all three entries will run with the "Text 'Newtown' to 80888 for donations to the victim's family.

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