Brian Vickers Shines A Light On Blood Clot Awareness Month

In 2010, Brian Vickers’ life took a drastic turn. Taken to the emergency room, the doctors thought he was suffering with pneumonia. Unfortunately, that’s not uncommon. Blood clots are one of the most under-diagnosed conditions that individuals face. On Wednesday, in association with Blood Clot Awareness Month, Vickers and Dr. Jack Ansell, a leading blood clot specialist and Professor...

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

Brian Vickers doesn’t mind sharing Michael Waltrip Racing’s secret for success at Bristol Motor Speedway. That secret has led to three top-five finishes in his last four races on the Bristol high banks.“There’s really not much of a secret,” said the driver of the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota. “MWR builds really good cars. It’s as simple as that.”It’s not...

NASCAR: Brian Vickers Quickest in Final Tuneup for Kobalt Tools 400 in Vegas

NASCAR Media Site Las Vegas, NV- An underdog is really flying under the radar this weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Michael Waltrip Racing’s Brian Vickers has been strong since they unloaded his No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota yesterday at the 1.5-mile oval. If both practice sessions on Saturday and qualifying on Friday is any indication on how Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 will...
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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...
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...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vickers out for rest of Cup season

Brian Vickers will miss the remainder of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues resulting from blood clots. Vickers was placed on blood thinning medication following a Monday morning examination where doctors discovered a small clot in his right leg. The medication will force Vickers out of the No. 55 Aaron's Toyota effective immediately. "If there'...
Via Fox Sports
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: NASCAR Driver Brian Vickers To Drive Louisville Car, Wear Cardinals Suit For Quaker State 400

Auto racing and college sports seem to be going hand-in-hand these days. Yesterday, we were showing you a special Ohio State Buckeye helmet that Today, Nick Stover, Director of Social Media for Louisville athletics, announced on Twitter that prominent NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will be driving a special Louisville car and wearing a unique suit to match for the Sprint Cup Series...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jet Edge to sponsor Vickers at Martinsville

Brian Vickers will get behind the wheel of the No. 55 Toyota Camry of Michael Waltrip Racing at Martinsville. On his car will be a familiar sponsor in Jet Edge. Jet Edge is a water jet cutting manufacturer which sponsored the car driven by Vickers last year at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Vickers finished 9th in that event. Following the race at Martinsville, Vickers will move...
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Vickers mixes NASCAR, other goals

Brian Vickers has always been NASCAR's de facto "Renaissance Man" - distinguished among his mostly rough-and-tumble peers for quoting his favorite book, "The Art of Happiness" by the Dalai Lama, expressing his preference for Frank Sinatra's music and considering Albert Einstein one of his heroes. So it comes as no surprise that the eclectic Vickers, 28...
Via Fox Sports
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Vickers turns in stellar Sonoma run

Brian Vickers says he "learned a lot" over the last two weeks after competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and then filling in for Mark Martin in the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota this weekend at Sonoma and finishing fourth. Had it not been for a speeding penalty on pit road on Lap 34 of 112 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race, Vickers might have been contending at the...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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