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Brian Vickers enters 2013 season with new teams: Joe Gibbs Racing, he will be running full time- Dollar General Toyota Camry is primary sponsor for season. They also announced that they will increase number of race sponsor for 12 to 17 on the Sprint Cup car shares with The Home Depot to be driven by Matt Kenseth starting in 2013. Matt Kenseth is leaving at end of this year to be with Joe Gibbs Racing for Sprint Cup Series, he will be running No. 20 Dollar General car starting in Feb. for Daytona 500. Vickers will also be run a partial schedule for Michael Waltrip Racing's Sprint Cup Series next season, starts in the team's No. 55 ride while Mark Martin and Waltrip sharing car like that did this season. The 29-year-old Vickers has not driven full time in the Nationwide Series since his 2003 title for Hendrick Motorpsorts. Vickers moved to the Cup Series in 2004 with Hendrick Motorsports; he joined Red Bull Racing in 2007.
“Brian has proven to be successful in everything he has raced,” JGR team owner Joe Gibbs said.
“I am fortunate to have raced with Dollar General before, and I am so excited to be reunited with Rick (Dreiling, Dollar General chairman and CEO) and everyone involved with their program,” said Vickers on the JGR website. “Dollar General is a tremendous company, and its support and enthusiasm for racing is outstanding. I’m very happy to stay in the Toyota family, and when you look at the Nationwide Series over the past several years, no team has dominated like Joe Gibbs Racing. Hopefully we’ll be able to get Dollar General, Toyota and JGR a Nationwide Series Championship next season.”
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Brian Vickers will race for the Nationwide Series championship next season for Joe Gibbs Racing.
He returns to the series 10 years after he became the youngest champion in series history by winning the title at 20 for Hendrick Motorsports. Vickers has been driving a partial Sprint Cup schedule this season for Michael Waltrip Racing this year, and will again share that car next season...
Brian Vickers, who has been driving a partial schedule for Michael Waltrip Racing this season will be back in 2013 with a full time ride in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Vickers, 29, will drive the No. xx Nationwide Series car for Joe Gibbs Racing.
There had been rumors for weeks that Vickers had signed with JGR though neither side publicly confirmed the contract. In 2012 Vickers...
Joe Gibbs Racing announced this week that Brian Vickers will be behind the wheel of the Dollar General Toyota fulltime in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series in 2013. Vickers’ 2013 return will come 10 years after he won three Nationwide Series races and became the youngest driver to win the Series Championship at the age of 20. Vickers will make his first official start with Joe Gibbs...
Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that it has signed a new expanded partnership agreement with Dollar General for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The new agreement means Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, will drive Dollar General’s familiar yellow and black No. 20 car in 17 Sprint Cup Races next season beginning with the Daytona 500 in February...
Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday both partial sponsorship for Matt Kenseth in 2013 and that Brian Vickers will compete in the Nationwide Series for the team next season.
Kenseth, the 2003 Sprint Cup champion who joins the team next season, will compete with sponsorship from Dollar General in the No. 20 car in 17 2013 races. The company will be on the car for the Daytona 500 in...