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BRIAN VICKERS RUMORS

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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brett Moffitt to fill in for Brian Vickers at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Tuesday, January 27th that Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at  Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, filling in for Brian Vickers (pictured above). Vickers will miss the first two races as a result of heart surgery in December. It was previously announced that Michael Waltrip...
Via On Pit Road
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Brian Vickers eager to race after heart surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Brian Vickers says he is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following open heart surgery last month. Vickers will miss the first two Cup races as part of his recovery process, but has been given a clean bill of health to begin racing March 8 at Las Vegas. Vickers says doctors told him three...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Brett Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Toyota in Place of Vickers at Atlanta

Last week it was announced that Brian Vickers would miss the first two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races of the season due to heart surgery that he had in the offseason. Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Vickers would return to the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota at the March 8th race in Las Vegas. … Continue reading NASCAR: Brett Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Toyota in Place...
Via Race Review Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Brian Vickers Medically Cleared to Return to Racing in March

Brian Vickers had to have a procedure done to his heart back in December which was a set back for him. That surgery forced him to be sidelined for the start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. On Wednesday, Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Vickers was medically cleared to resume racing in March as … Continue reading NASCAR: Brian Vickers Medically Cleared to Return...
Via Race Review Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Major Brian Vickers And Loads More News

Brian Vickerrs is going to be back at Las Vegas. NASCAR though is still going to allow him to make the chase even after missing the start of the season. Michael Waltrip is going to be the driver of the 55 car at Daytona, but no other driver announcements have been made at this time. Jeff Gordon says that nothing has changed on health situation on his back. NASCAR is looking at...
Via The Pit Stop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brian Vickers cleared to race for Early March; Michael Waltrip to run Daytona 500

Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Wednesday, January 21st that Brian Vickers has been medically cleared to return to Sprint Cup series competition in early March. “The doctors gave me a clean bill of health and said I will be better than before,” Vickers said. “The advancements in modern medicine and surgical procedures are amazing and I have to thank my doctors at the...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Vickers Cleared to Return at Las Vegas, Will be Eligible to Make Chase

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing announced Wednesday that Brian Vickers has been cleared for a return to his No. 55 Toyota in early March. Vickers has been recovering from corrective heart surgery for nearly two months. He is set to return during the Las Vegas Motor Speedway weekend and will miss the first two Sprint Cup Series points races. Michael Waltrip, who is a team...
Via Rubbings Racing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Statement from Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Development Officer on Brian Vickers Participation in 2015 Season

“With the clearance from his physicians, Brian Vickers has satisfied all necessary NASCAR requirements to resume racing on March 5. Further, NASCAR has reviewed the circumstances surrounding his situation and has determined that he will maintain Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup eligibility despite neither entering nor attempting to qualify in the first two championship events, provided...

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
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