Found March 30, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
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Brian Vickers (photo courtesy of NASCAR Media) Brian Vickers has beefed up his 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule behind the wheel of the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing entry by adding the two road course races on the schedule — Infineon Raceway on June 24 and Watkins Glen International on Aug. 12. “Brian did such an amazing job at Bristol that we wanted to reward him with more races,” team owner and co-driver of the No. 55 car, Michael Waltrip, said. “It has as much to do with how he interacted with (crew chief) Rodney Childers and the crew as what he did on the race track.” Vickers had already signed on to drive the No. 55 car in five Sprint Cup races this year. So far he has competed in one race in the No. 55 car — the Food City 500 at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway on March 18 — and finished fifth. Vickers’ next race will be the event at Infineon. Vickers found himself without a full-time ride when Red Bull Racing ceased its NASCAR operation at the end of the 2011 season. He o...
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