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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Brian Vickers Says He’s Likely Out for Next 3 Months

Fontana, Calif- Brian Vickers gave the NASCAR media an update on his medical condition that left him out of today’s Auto Club 400 at Fontana this morning. It was announced on Friday afternoon that...
Via Race Review Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vickers needs blood thinners, out 3 months

Brian Vickers will miss at least three months while he is on blood thinners for clots that developed in his lungs Thursday.
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Brian Vickers out 3 months, but hopes to return

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Brian Vickers will be sidelined for at least three months while the NASCAR driver is taking blood thinners. Vickers said Sunday that he hasn't given up on his racing career after his latest medical setback. Two days after blood clots were discovered in both of his lungs, Vickers came to Auto Club Speedway to support his Michael Waltrip Racing team. His No. 55...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Out for three months: Brian Vickers discusses latest medical setback in Fontana

Brian Vickers will miss at least the next three months of racing as he recovers from his latest round of blood clots in his lungs.  Thursday, Vickers was diagnosed with a recurrence of blood clots and as a result had to step out of the cockpit of the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota. The treatment for the blood clots involves taking blood thinners and it is unsafe to race while...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recurrence of blood clots puts Brian Vickers on sidelines again

A phone call to Michael Waltrip Racing executive vice president Ty Norris brought news that was as unwelcome as it was unexpected—that beleaguered driver Brian Vickers was sidelined by blood clots for the third time in his career. “I just received a phone call about one o'clock in the morning (Friday),” Norris said, “and he's obviously disappointed in the result, but Brian...

NASCAR: Brian Vickers Sidelined Again with Blood Clots, Brett Moffitt to Fill-In

Fontana, Calif- Unfortunately, Brian Vickers will be sidelined again beginning this weekend at the Auto Club Speedway due to another bout with blood clots. The North Carolina native experienced issues with clotting last night...
Via Race Review Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers No. Janssen Toyota Fontana Preview

Racing has been Brian Vickers’ passion of choice since a young age when he climbed behind the wheel of his family’s race cars. It led to fame and fortune as trophies filled the trophy case. But battles with life threatening illness in adulthood made the young racer turn his passion towards health.  After overcoming health obstacles himself, he has continued to share his journey...

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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers 2015 Season Driver Preview

Brian Vickers became one of NASCAR’s feel-good stories of the 2013 season. He played the role of the comeback kid, the former young gun with a...
Via Athlon Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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