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Apr 09
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MWR & Aaron’s to Honor 2013 BCS National Football Champion Florida State at July Daytona Race

Michael Waltrip Racing Logo ATLANTA (April 9, 2014)–Florida State University’s trophy case holds lots of hardware, but none for motorsports. Aaron’s and Brian Vickers plan to change that. Vickers’ No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota will carry a special paint scheme honoring FSU’s 2013 BCS National Championship football team when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona International Speedway on July 5. The garnet and gold paint scheme on the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota will include the FSU BCS National Championship logo on the hood. Vickers will also wear a special FSU driver uniform for the race. “Everyone in America knows about Florida State’s tradition of success especially in athletics,” said Vickers. “Aaron’s and I really want to continue that tradition at Daytona in July and give Seminole fans a chance ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Southern 500 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 grew up in Thomasville, N.C. about 140 miles from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina where the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races Saturday night. Vickers said the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped track that ... FULL STORY »

Staying Calm is the Key for No. 55 Crew Chief Billy Scott

2014 NSCS/Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Crew Chief Billy Scott - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Teams Complete Goodyear Tire Test at Sonoma Raceway

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon on track at Sonoma Raceway for March Goodyear Tire Test - Photo Credit: Mike Doran for Sonoma Raceway SONOMA, Calif. (March 26, 2014) – Five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams completed a rain-dampened two-day Goodyear tire test at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday. Intermittent rain fell at the raceway both Tuesday and Wednesday, butMarcos Ambrose (#9 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford), Kyle ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview

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 CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Do you ever watch a NASCAR race and wish you could ask a racing expert a question? Is there something about the sport you’ve always wanted to know? Now’s your chance to get those answers. Throughout race weekends ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 TreatMyClot.com Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images In the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Auto Club 400 practice session, it was Brian Vickers - with a lap speed of 185.926 m.p.h. - showing the quickest way around Auto Club Speedway Saturday afternoon. Jeff Gordon, with a lap ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brian Vickers has overcome blood clots twice in his life. He’s taking steps to make sure others are just as fortunate. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver will pilot the No. 55 TREATMYCLOT.com Aaron’s Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brian Vickers doesn’t mind sharing Michael Waltrip Racing’s secret for success at Bristol Motor Speedway. That secret has led to three top-five finishes in his last four races on the Bristol high banks. “There’s really not much of a secret,” said the driver of the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream ...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
2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.08.14
Brian Vickers, with a lap speed of 188.950 m.p.h., was the quickest Saturday morning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Kobalt 400 practice session. Second quickest was Clint Bowyer with a lap speed of 188.350 m.p.h., and he was followed by outside pole-sitter, Brad ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers and his Michael Waltrip Racing team visit Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday for the 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race. The No. 55 raced well in the first two races of the 2014 season, but with little result. A multi-car accident at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.25.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Friday marks the introduction of a radical new qualifying format in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series that’s sure to garner headlines throughout the week and peak fan and television viewer interest. Under the new procedure, qualifying at Phoenix will be a race within a race, with a two-round, knockout-qualifying format ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Weds Practice Incident Q&A with Drivers Vickers, Kenseth, Kligerman & R. Truex
Posted 02.19.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What happened in the practice incident? “That’s just not how you wanted to start the day out.  We’ve still got a lot of racing left to do and we had a good car.  The guys worked so hard on it.  I just hate ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip announces the sponsors for Michael Waltrip Racing during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Media Tour - Photo Courtesy of Michael Waltrip Racing
MWR Announces 2014 Sponsor Lineup
Posted 01.30.14
·      AARON’S,  5-HOUR ENERGY & TOYOTA RETURN AS PRIMARY SPONSORS ·         CHARTER & KANSAS STRONG JOIN MWR SPONSOR FAMILY ·         PEAK  & AAA MID-ATLANTIC EXPAND ROLES AT MWR  CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing announced an expanded sponsorship roster for 2014 today during the annual Charlotte Motor Speedway media tour. The announcement included: ·         Aaron’s enters its ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brian Vickers to Miss Remainder of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season
Posted 10.14.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing learned today that Brian Vickers is not available to race for the remainder of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues. Vickers said Dr. William Downey has placed him on blood thinning medication after a Monday morning examination on his right leg ...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 2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers has a busy schedule in the days leading up to Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte is a homecoming for most of the race teams based in the area and for Vickers as well. The Thomasville, N.C. native’s ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Brian Vickers (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2013 NNS Dollar General 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.13
Brian Vickers / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: · DG GOES PINK IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: For the third year in a row, Dollar General ...FULL STORY »


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