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Brian Vickers will race for the Nationwide Series championship next season for Joe Gibbs Racing.
He returns to the series 10 years after he became the youngest champion in series history by winning the title at 20 for Hendrick Motorsports. Vickers has been driving a partial Sprint Cup schedule this season for Michael Waltrip Racing this year, and will again share that car next season with Mark Martin and Waltrip.
His Nationwide car with Gibbs will be sponsored by Dollar General.
Dollar General also will sponsor 17 Sprint Cup races for Matt Kenseth, including the Daytona 500.
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Brian Vickers, who has been driving a partial schedule for Michael Waltrip Racing this season will be back in 2013 with a full time ride in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Vickers, 29, will drive the No. xx Nationwide Series car for Joe Gibbs Racing.
There had been rumors for weeks that Vickers had signed with JGR though neither side publicly confirmed the contract. In 2012 Vickers...
Joe Gibbs Racing announced this week that Brian Vickers will be behind the wheel of the Dollar General Toyota fulltime in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series in 2013. Vickers’ 2013 return will come 10 years after he won three Nationwide Series races and became the youngest driver to win the Series Championship at the age of 20. Vickers will make his first official start with Joe Gibbs...
Brian Vickers enters 2013 season with new teams: Joe Gibbs Racing, he will be running full time- Dollar General Toyota Camry is primary sponsor for season. They also announced that they will increase number of race sponsor for 12 to 17 on the Sprint Cup car shares with The Home Depot to be driven by Matt Kenseth starting in 2013. Matt Kenseth is leaving at end of this year to...