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Brian Vickers Medically Cleared to Race in Early March

Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images 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 Waltrip Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8. MWR co-founder and two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 in the 57th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 22. MWR will name a substitute driver for the March 1 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway later. “The doctors gave me a clean bill of health and said I will be better than before,” said Vickers, the 31-year-old Thomasville, N.C. ... FULL STORY »

The Past Week’s Headlines In Review

The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona 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, ... FULL STORY »

Heart Surgery Sidelines Brian Vickers For Start Of 2015 Season

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited Field to Feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers

The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers To Miss Start Of 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 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.  —  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, ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR 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 ... 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 »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS GEICO 400 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers and fellow Toyota driver Denny Hamlin are the only drivers who own two top-five finishes in the three restrictor plate races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Vickers finished fourth at Talladega Superspeedway in May then came within a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — The job demands for the driver of the Aaron’s Dream Machine are more than just climbing behind the wheel of the No. 55 for 38 races each year. Like most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Brian Vickers also makes time for media and sponsor work along with a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Race Preview
Posted 10.01.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers speaks of several objectives he’d like to reach in the final seven races of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. But, the primary goal is simple: Win. In their first full year together, the Michael Waltrip Racing driver and team climbed to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers has a lot to race for in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season’s final 10 races. Although, the Michael Waltrip Racing team won’t be in the Chase, the No. 55 crew has its sights set on a return trip ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson’s prognostication is a good omen for Greg Biffle; Plus Friday Richmond Notebook
Posted 09.05.14
RICHMOND, Va.— Jimmie Johnson has good news for Greg Biffle—if the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion happens to be right, that is. Biffle currently is the last driver inside the Chase grid on points, and he'd love for Johnson's handicapping of Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers knows Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway is his final chance to earn a berth in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The No. 55 team must win the 400-lap race to join 15 other teams in the 10-race playoff ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with Brian Vickers
Posted 08.29.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How did your visit go yesterday with the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Club talking about Math, Science and Engineering? “It worked out great.  It’s a really interesting program that Aaron’s has helped put together and support.  We’ve had the opportunity this ...FULL STORY »


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