BRIAN VICKERS RUMORS

NSCS: High Hopes for Vickers Spin Just Out of Reach

Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 14 TaxAct Military Files Free Chevrolet SS, came into Texas Motor Speedway with momentum from Martinsville Speedway where he got a top-10 finish. Everyone had high hopes, including himself, that he would have another solid run. However, Vickers did not.  He barely stayed in the top-20 all night long and then wheel-hopped as he was trying to...
Via On Pit Road
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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
March 22, 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

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

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

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers knows Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway is his final chance to earn a berth in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The No. 55 team must win the 400-lap race to join 15 other teams in the 10-race playoff that begins Sept. 14 at Chicagoland Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver believes he’ll compete for...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 02, 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

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 Associated Press
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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