Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/9/12
Brian Vickers (photo courtesy of NASCAR Media) Brian Vickers, not Elliott Sadler, is slated to share the seat of the No. 55 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry of Michael Waltrip Racing with Mark Martin and team owner Michael Waltrip. MWR announced on Thursday that Vickers will drive the No. 55 in six Sprint Cup Series events in 2012, beginning with the race at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 18. “I am thrilled to get back behind the wheel of not just a race car, but a very fast race car,” Vickers said. “I’m lucky to find a ride of this quality so early in the season. That Toyota won the pole last weekend in Phoenix and you saw it up front throughout the race. I know how good (crew chief) Rodney Childers and team are.” In addition to the race at Bristol next weekend, Vickers will be behind the wheel of the No. 55 on April 1 at Martinsville Speedway, July 15 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, again at Bristol on Aug. 25, at New Hampshire again on Sept. 23, and for the return trip to Martin...
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