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NSCS: Brian Vickers Out Atleast Three Months Due to Blood Clots

Addressing the media on Sunday morning at Auto Club Speedway, Brian Vickers announced that he will be out for at least three months due to a re-occurrence of blood clots. “Needless to say, it’s pretty frustrating, but I’ve been here before,” he commented, having experienced them twice before. “That’s life and you just have to keep fighting and not give up. Just keep pushing...
Via On Pit Road
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brian Vickers Makes Return at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Following open-heart surgery during the off-season , Brian Vickers is making his return to the race track this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway and he’s thrilled about that. It marks a much better feeling than sitting at home, wondering if he’d be able to make it back behind the wheel. In 2010 and then in 2013, Vickers was forced to the sidelines with blood clot issues. During...
Via On Pit Road
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brian Vickers hoping to come back strong in 2015

As a result of heart surgery in December, it was announced that Brian Vickers would miss the first two races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This isn’t the first time that health has affected Vickers, with blood clots popping up in the season’s prior, resulting in removal from behind the wheel. As a result, a lot of people have questions about Vickers’ health and how...
Via On Pit Road
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NCSC: Brian Vicker Grabs the Pole at Talladega in Bizarre Qualifying Session

Brian Vickers grabs the top spot at Talladega Superspeedway for the Geico 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Vickers lap of 196.129 mph edged out Jimmie Johnson who posted a lap of 195.732 mph. NASCAR announced a change to the qualifying format for the 2.66 mile superspeedway last month. Drivers would now be split into two groups for the first round. The groups to be decided by random...
Via On Pit Road
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Brian Vickers To Drive Florida State BCS Title-Themed NASCAR Car This Weekend

Every once in a while, we see the worlds of college football and NASCAR collide. This Saturday, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will be driving a Florida State BCS title-themed car during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. As you can see, it’s styled in garnet and gold and features a “National Champions” logo right on the front hood. We’ll see if he can have...
Via College Spun
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State paint scheme on No. 55 car of Brian Vickers at Daytona

When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night one of the more popular cars on the track could be the No. 55 Toyota Camry driven by Brian Vickers. Vickers will be driving a car honoring the Seminoles 2013 BCS National Championship football team. Michael Waltrip Racing has a long history of fielding cars honoring NCAA National Champions...
Via Tireball.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers to drive car honoring FSU title team at Daytona

Brian Vickers' No. 55 car will have a special look when he drives in the Sprint Cup race at Daytona on July 5. Vickers will drive a garnet-and-gold painted Toyota that will honor Florida State's national title and have a BCS national championship logo on the hood. He will also wear a special FSU driver uniform for the race. ''Everyone in America knows about Florida State's tradition...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers to drive car celebrating Florida State’s National Championship at Daytona

When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona International Speedway the No. 55 Toyota Camry of Brian Vickers will have a special paint scheme. Vickers will have his Michael Waltrip Racing machine wrapped in the colors of the 2013 NCAA National Champions, the Florida State Seminoles. A logo celebrating Florida State’s championship will be on the hood while MWR sponsor Aaron’s...
Via Tireball.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers cleared to return to racing

Brian Vickers has been cleared to return to NASCAR after he missed the final five races of the 2013 season due to a occurrence of blood clots. Vickers competed in 17 Sprint Cup races for Michael Waltrip Racing in 2013 winning at New Hampshire. He also competed full-time in the Nationwide Series last season for Joe Gibbs Racing. Doctors do not anticipate Vickers getting another blood...
Via Tireball.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vickers cleared to race full Cup slate for MWR

Brian Vickers is ready to go racing again. Vickers said Thursday he is off blood thinners and plans to run the entire Sprint Cup schedule this season, beginning with next month's Daytona 500. The 30-year-old Vickers missed the final five races last season after doctors discovered a blood clot in his right calf in October. He also missed the final 25 races of 2010 because of blood...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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