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BRIAN VICKERS RUMORS

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at the end of the 2016 season Brian Vickers is going to miss the start of the Sprint Cup season due to health problems. The Sprint Unlimited race is now going to allow former Daytona 500 pole winners in the race. Rutledge Wood has been hired by NBC Sports. Kurt Busch had a court date on Tuesday.
Via The Pit Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers will miss start of 2015 season due to health issues

Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Monday that driver Brian Vickers will miss the start of the 2015 season due to heart-related health issues. Vickers 31, has been sidelined multiple times since the 2010 season due to health issues. “First, I want to thank everyone for their sincere support. I have faced obstacles before and it has made victory that much sweeter and I know that...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Vickers To Miss Beginning of 2015 Season with Health Issues

CORNELIUS, N.C. - Brian Vickers announced Monday that he will have to miss the beginning of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season due to medical issues. Vickers made a statement today that something wasn’t quite right late last week, so he made a trip to a local hospital to be checked out. After going through numerous tests, doctors discovered that his body was rejecting an...
Via Rubbings Racing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers to miss start of 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

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 scored eight top-five and 19 top-10 finishes. He won the July race at New Hampshire in 2013 and captured the pole at Talladega in October 2014. The 2003 Nationwide champion...

NASCAR driver Vickers undergoes heart surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR driver Brian Vickers underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart and will miss the start of the 2015 season. Vickers said in a Monday statement he underwent the procedure on Saturday. He described it as ''corrective surgery'' after tests discovered his body was rejecting an artificial patch inserted in 2010 to originally fix the hole. It's the third...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Martinsville Preview

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 60 miles from his Thomasville, N.C. boyhood home, the Vickers family often made the trip to Martinsville Speedway— the only track that’s been on the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 22, 2014  |  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

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

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 AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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