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Jun 30
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NBC Sports Network Introduces NASCAR Victory Lap

NASCAR on NBC New Sunday Night NASCAR Show Presents Exclusive Interviews with Race Winners, Analysis of Pivotal Moments & Highlights Featuring Scanner Audio; NASCAR Victory Lap Premieres Sunday, July 5th at 11 p.m. ET, Following Coverage of the Sprint Sup Series Coke Zero 400 STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2015 – Following NBC’s Sunday night coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400, NBCSN will debut NASCAR Victory Lap, a new weekly one-hour NASCAR program recapping the biggest moments of each weekend’s Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series races on NBC and NBCSN. NASCAR Victory Lap will air Sundays at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, through the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 22. NASCAR Victory ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers Out For At Least Three Months

Brian Vickers, driver of the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, answers questions from media during a press conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. Vickers was forced to withdraw from competition due to blood clots. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images The reappearance of blood clots has sidelined Vickers from the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota for the third time, dating to May 2010. In addition, Vickers missed the first two races of the 2015 season while recovering from offseason ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Brian Vickers

Brian Vickers, driver of the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, answers questions from media during a press conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. Vickers was forced to withdraw from competition due to blood clots. - : Robert Laberge/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, Michael Waltrip Racing How are you doing? "I'm here – I'm fine. It's been a tough week and frustrating. Probably as much or more kind of on the emotional side this last week and the physical side for sure was ... FULL STORY »

No Timetable Set For Brian Vickers Return

Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. – Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Michael Waltrip set no timetable for driver Brian Vickers’ return to Sprint Cup Series competition after being sidelined Friday again by blood clots. Vickers who missed the first two races of the season after ... FULL STORY »

Medically, Brian Vickers’ Been Here Before

NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. --- Brian Vickers was just looking to find his groove after returning to the race car two weeks ago at Las Vegas. Considering what the last two seasons had been like for him, and surgery in ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 55 Janssen Toyota Camry CORNELIUS, N.C. – Racing has been Brian Vickers’ passion of choice since a young age when he climbed behind the wheel of his family’s race cars. It led to fame and fortune as trophies filled the trophy case. But battles with ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS CampingWorld.com 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Three drivers in the first three races — 11th in owner points. That phrase sums up the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota’s 2015 season so far at Michael Waltrip Racing. In a sport that places a premium on ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
It’s déjà vu all over again for Brian Vickers
Posted 03.06.15
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It was a different place but a familiar scene for Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers. “I feel like we've had this press conference before,” Vickers quipped on Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where he’ll return to racing in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Brian Vickers
Posted 03.06.15
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's 60th Anniversary Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How does it feel to be back? "It's awesome. I think that's the best way to describe it. I'm really excited to be back. I feel like we've had this press conference before. There are certainly times where ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Excuse Brian Vickers if taking the green flag to start Sunday’sLas Vegas race seems as rewarding as a trip to victory lane. Vickers missed the 2015 season’s first two races as he recovered from Dec. 13 heart surgery. Three months later, he’ll strap himself into the No. 55 ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Clarifies Chase Eligibility
Posted 02.18.15
To be eligible to compete in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, drivers must start each race for which they have qualified, unless the sanctioning body finds reason to waive that requirement. That change, announced in a bulletin on Wednesday morning modifies the language of Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which last year ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Brian Vickers
Posted 02.12.15
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How are you feeling after surgery in December? "I'm feeling good considering everything. It's amazing with everything that's happened and how fast the recovery has been and how well I feel now relative to how I felt a month ago ...FULL STORY »
Driver Brian Vickers speaks to reporters during the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo Credit: Bob Leverone / Getty Images)
Remarkable Recovery: Brian Vickers
Posted 01.27.15
Brian Vickers was on the way to a photo shoot for sponsor Aaron’s in mid-December when a pain in his chest told him that a hospital was a more appropriate destination. Vickers underwent open-heart surgery to remove an artificial patch between the two upper chambers of his heart and to replace ...FULL STORY »
Rob Kauffman, left, drivers Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers and team owner Michael Waltrip, right, speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Bob Leverone/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Michael Waltrip Racing Q&A
Posted 01.27.15
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How do you transition from a disappointing season to a new year? "Looking at last year, it was frustrating.  We worked really hard -- there was a lot of dedication in the last year -- and it was so frustrating, because ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota at Atlanta
Posted 01.27.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at  Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1. The 22-year-old Grimes, Iowa native replaces Brian Vickers whose return from December heart surgery begins the following weekend ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Brian Vickers Medically Cleared to Race in Early March
Posted 01.21.15
Scheduled to Make 2015 Sprint Cup Debut in Las Vegas CORNELIUS, N.C. – Doctors have medically cleared Brian Vickers to return to full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup racing in early March, three months after corrective heart surgery. Vickers will make his season debut in the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota for Michael ...FULL STORY »


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