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2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Brian Vickers

NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images 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 I wasn't sure if I was ever going to be back and then you kind of deal with those emotions and then all the sudden you're back and then you have to deal with those emotions. I couldn't be more thrilled about it. I think to a large extent a month ago, I was as curious as probably some of you were as to how I would feel Friday morning. ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

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 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. ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Clarifies Chase Eligibility

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Brian Vickers

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, 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 ... FULL STORY »

Remarkable Recovery: Brian Vickers

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) 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 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Michael Waltrip Racing Q&A

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota at Atlanta

NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... 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 »
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona
The Past Week’s Headlines In Review
Posted 12.16.14
Nearly a month into the “off-season” for NASCAR competition, the headlines continue to mount with news, announcements and other topics of interest surrounding the top-three national touring series of NASCAR. As the off-season races towards the checkered flag in February, CATCHFENCE.com will keep you informed with its “in-review” column, offering ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images
Heart Surgery Sidelines Brian Vickers For Start Of 2015 Season
Posted 12.15.14
A corrective surgery will bench NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers for the start of the 2015 season, Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) announced Monday afternoon. Vickers admitted himself to a hospital last week after not feeling well. Upon results of those tests, it was determined that his body was rejecting ...FULL STORY »
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona
Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited Field to Feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers
Posted 12.15.14
Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners Also Added to Season-Opening Showcase at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 15, 2014) – Coming off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers To Miss Start Of 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season
Posted 12.15.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will not be available to race during the early part of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues. In 58 races driving MWR’s No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota, Vickers scored eight top-five and 19 top-10 finishes. He won the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers on track in the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Brian Vickers and the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team at Michael Waltrip Racing are getting a jump on the 2015 season testing the newly unveiled 2015 Toyota Camry this week at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. After Tuesday and Wednesday’s Goodyear tire test, Vickers and team ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — Martinsville Speedway is a special place to No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers. The half-mile, concrete track in southern Virginia is one of the places where a young Vickers fell in love with NASCAR. Just 60 miles from his Thomasville, N.C. boyhood home, the Vickers ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, poses after winning the Coors Light Pole Award for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 18, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Brian Vickers wins Talladega pole in debut of new qualifying format
Posted 10.18.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— A wild, crazy and often confusing session of knockout qualifying—the first under a new short-session format designed specifically for superspeedways—put Brian Vickers on the pole for Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Jimmie Johnson, who likely needs a victory to advance to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Dtiver Brian Vickers on Traclk at 'Dega in the No. 55 Aarons Own it Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.18.14
Early Saturday evening at Talladega Superspeedway, it was Brian Vickers - with a qualifying lap speed of 196.129 mph - capturing the pole for Sunday afternoon's GEICO 500. This was Vickers' first series pole of the 2014 season, his twelfth series career pole and his first series pole at Talladega Superspeedway. The ...FULL STORY »


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