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CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brian Vickers makes his second start in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. He’ll drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Jet Edge Toyota on the Virginia half-mile track. The 29-year-old Thomasville, N.C. native finished 18th and eighth last season at Martinsville behind the wheel of the No. 55 Toyota Camry. Vickers will drive nine races in the No. 55 in 2013 including both races at Bristol, Martinsville and New Hampshire. He will also drive the No. 55 at Sonoma, Watkins Glen and Kentucky.
ON MARTINSVILLE: “Last year when we went to Martinsville it was only my second time in the No. 55. We were riding some momentum from Bristol- and I think the same can be said for this year. Granted it’s with the new GEN 6 car, but we rallied at Bristol. Rodney (Childers) was searching for ways to make the car stay off the splitter and toward the end of the race we got it going. We were able to make a big push at the end to come home with another top t...
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