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Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers visits one of racing’s most historic venues this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 400-mile race. The 30-year-old Vickers will make history no matter how his Michael Waltrip Racing team performs on the famed 2.5-mile oval. Sunday’s race marks Vickers’ 300th Sprint Cup Series start in a career that began with a 33rd-place finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11, 2003. Only 11 drivers from the 43-car field in that race still have fulltime rides in 2014. Vickers also has history on his side on Sunday. Five drivers have won in their 300th Sprint Cup start including a driver in each of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Brian Vickers

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Will this be a big weekend for the team if you can win with the new Chase format? “Yeah, it could be.  I hope it is.  I’ve always enjoyed Loudon -- racing here ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Race Preview

Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — Few races change lives, but last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway certainly altered the life and career of Brian Vickers. The 30-year-old raced the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota on a part-time basis ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Brian Vickers

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s FSU National Championship Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What is your outlook for the weekend at Daytona with the FSU National Championship on your Camry? “Obviously it’s an honor to have FSU and the champions on the car ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS No. 55 FSU BCS National Champions Toyota Camry CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Driver Brian Vickers learned a lesson or two about drafting where many NASCAR fans consider a most unlikely place —on his bicycle. The avid cyclist said it was on a bicycle where the ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers on track in the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — Kentucky Speedway’s advertising bills itself as the roughest track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers can attest to that claim. A broken wheel during a May 20-21 Goodyear tire test at the ... FULL STORY »

Sonoma Friday Notebook: Two-stop or three-stop strategy? That is the question

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images SONOMA, Calif. – Road courses pose a different sort of challenge to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers, but they also give crew chiefs the opportunity to try strategies that simply aren’t viable at oval tracks. The length of Sunday’s Toyota / ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.17.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers says NASCAR Sprint Cup racing on road courses is so exciting it’s time the sport’s leaders take it global. He believes Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway will be as good a race as any motorsports fan will watch ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Q&A with Driver Brian Vickers
Posted 06.13.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How does it feel to be back racing NSCS at Michigan? “It’s good to be back at Michigan -- wow, this media center is nice.  I don’t think I’ve been to the new one.  Obviously, it’s been a few years since I’ve raced ...FULL STORY »
NSCS No. 55 Crew Chief Scott Miller - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
MWR’s Scott Miller Confident No. 55 Team Can Close the Deal for the Chase
Posted 06.10.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Michigan International Speedway this weekend with just 12 races remaining before the sport’s 16-team playoffs begin. Michael Waltrip Racing’s two fulltime drivers Brian Vickers and Clint Bowyer are both in the battle to secure one of those 16 spots. Under the new rules ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.06.14
Brian Vickers, with a lap speed of 180.854 m.p.h., was the fastest Friday during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Pocono 400 practice session at Pocono Raceway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 180.223 m.p.h., was Brad Keselowski, followed by Kevin Harvick (179.813 m.p.h.) who was third, Kurt Busch ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.03.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers races at Pocono Raceway’s “tricky triangle” Sunday for the first time since 2011. The 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track has been one of the Michael Waltrip Racing driver’s favorites on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. Vickers owns four top-five finishes and has led ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.28.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers' return to fulltime NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing has gone well, but the best may be yet to come. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver and crew have scored the eighth most points of all teams in 2014 and seem to be running ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.20.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers drove a Ferrari 458 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2012 and has enjoyed a few other endurance races in his career. But Vickers said nothing compares to Sunday night’s 600-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.13.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers is one of 22 drivers who will battle in Saturday’s 30th running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Vickers earned his entry into the event by winning at New Hampshire in July. Vickers might appreciate the chance ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Waltrip Racing to Hold Fan Fest on May 21
Posted 05.12.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing will hold a Fan Fest at its Cornelius, N.C. race shop on Wed. May 21, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fans may tour the shop, get autographs from MWR drivers and Miss Sprint Cup, enjoy sponsor displays, music by country music star Tim Dugger, free food and ...FULL STORY »


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