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

The April 12 race at Darlington Raceway marked No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers’ 175th start in a Toyota.He led 30 laps at Darlington and looked to be ready to battle for victory, but a cut tire coming to pit lane with 50 laps remaining ruined those chances.Vickers gets a second chance Saturday night to perform well on a special night as he and his Michael Waltrip...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Role of Crew Chief at Talladega Pivotal in Team’s Outcome

With all the excitement around NASCAR’s competition changes for Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend, May 2-4, added pressure and a sense of urgency will now be felt like never before by the Crew Chief and team engineers who set up the cars and make the hard decisions at NASCAR’s biggest and most challenging venue.Two immediate changes – the new “Knockout...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MWR & Aaron’s To Honor Florida State University

ATLANTA –Florida State University’s trophy case holds lots of hardware, but none for motorsports. Aaron’s and Brian Vickers plan to change that. Vickers’ No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota will carry a special paint scheme honoring FSU’s 2013 BCS National Championship football team when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Honored On Brian Vickers’ Aaron’s 55 NASCAR

FSU his being honored by Aaron's and Michael Waltrip Racing on Brian Vickers' No. 55 NASCAR car. Here's the first look at the Seminoles ride.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers to drive car celebrating Florida State’s National Championship at Daytona

When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona International Speedway the No. 55 Toyota Camry of Brian Vickers will have a special paint scheme. Vickers will have his Michael Waltrip Racing machine wrapped in the colors of the 2013 NCAA National Champions, the Florida State Seminoles. A logo celebrating Florida State’s championship will be on the hood while MWR sponsor Aaron’s...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

MWR and Aaron's to honor 2013 BCS National Champion Florida State at July Daytona race

Florida State University’s trophy case holds lots of hardware, but none for motorsports. Aaron’s and Brian Vickers plan to change that. Vickers’ No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota will carry a special paint scheme honoring FSU’s 2013 BCS National Championship football team when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona International Speedway on July 5. The garnet and gold paint...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip and Brian Vickers Team Up For Brand New Aaron's Commercial

Michael Waltrip is known for his humorous character. However, he has notably taken his one-of-a-kind personality to help develop Michael Waltrip Racing from a marketing standpoint. Over the past few years, MWR has teamed up with partners such as Five-Hour Energy, Aaron's and NAPA to create some interesting TV-spots. This year, with Brian Vickers driving the No. 55 Aaron's...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers grew up in Thomasville, N.C. about 140 miles from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina where the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races Saturday night. Vickers said the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped track that opened in 1950 is as tough a challenge as any in modern day NASCAR. Last year’s pole speed of 181.918 mph is nearly 100 mph faster than...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Texas Preview - Crew Chief Billy Scott

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of progress in his first season.Scott is like many modern day NASCAR crew chiefs, a racer with extensive engineering training. The 36-year-old began racing motorcycles as a 5...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers/ #AskMWR No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Martinsville Preview

Do you ever watch a NASCAR race and wish you could ask a racing expert a question? Is there something about the sport you’ve always wanted to know? Now’s your chance to get those answers. Throughout race weekends in 2014 MWR will collect questions hash-tagged #AskMWR on its @MWRteam Twitter handle. No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Jackman Wes Evans will host a 3-minute video each...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers Driving for Blood Clot Awareness at Auto Club Speedway

Brian Vickers will be bringing awareness of blood clots to Fontana, Cali by sporting a new paint scheme this weekend at Auto Club Speedway for the Auto Club 400. Vickers has overcome blood clots twice in his life and is taking steps to help others who may face a similar situation. Vicker’s car will be sponsored by TreatMyClot.com, a website that will help others learn the signs...
Via Tireball.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers No. 55 TREATMYCLOT.com Aaron's Toyota Auto Club Speedway Preview

 Brian Vickers has overcome blood clots twice in his life. He’s taking steps to make sure others are just as fortunate.The Michael Waltrip Racing driver will pilot the No. 55 TREATMYCLOT.com Aaron’s Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway.He’ll also kickoff Blood Clot Awareness Month with Janssen to enhance the public’s understanding about the problem...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

#8CrazyTweets: Brian Vickers talks golf, Victory Lane lobsters and blood clots with FOX Sports

He's an avid reader, a sky diver and this weekend he'll be driving the No. 55 TreatMyClot.com Toyota Camry for Michael Waltrip Racing. Brian Vickers recently sat down with FOX Sports for a round of #8CrazyTweets.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Race Review Online
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Big names involved in big wreck at NASCAR practice

Multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams are going to backups after a crash during practice on Wednesday. The incident appears to start when Matt Kenseth attempts to move around in the middle grove, Joey Logano is then hit from behind by Trevor Bayne and the result collected the cars of Paul Menard, Brian Vickers, Parker Kligerman, Dave Blaney, Ryan Truex, Cole Whitt. Parker Kligerman’s...
Via Tireball.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NASCAR Driver Profile: Brian Vickers

Brian Vickers is a talented race car driver. We’ve known that since he won the then-Busch Series championship with Hendrick Motorsports in...
Via Athlon Sports
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Sprint Cup Series Season Preview – #55 Brian Vickers

Down and out of NASCAR after the 2011 season, Brian Vickers has finally found himself a home in the Sprint Cup Series once again. Everything is about timing and for once that was on Vickers’ side when it comes to his deal at Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR). Originally MWR approached[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NASCAR predictions: Joey Logano and Brian Vickers won’t live up to expectations

Photo courtesy of nascarmedia.com Joey Logano #22 (Team Penske) Eric’s take: 2013 was the best year of JoLo’s career. That’s why he’s on the good-but-not-great list. He may have a similar year, but he won’t be better. He should at least contend for a Chase spot and will be in the top 15 when it’s all said and done, but I don’t see him winning multiple times in 2014...
Via Race Review Online
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ragan, Brian Vickers, And Billy Scott News

David Ragan is now a brand new dad. Brian Vickers is talking about deep vein thrombosis in a fox43 interview Billy Scott is now the Crew Chief for the #55 car.
Via The Pit Stop
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers, Kevin Harvick, And More News

Richard Childress is not happy at all with the comments made by Kevin Harvick at the end of the Saturday Truck Series race at Martinsville. Kevin Harvick though did apologize for his comments though. Brian Vickers is intent on coming back next year to race. Michael McDowell is going to be the driver next year at Leavine Family Racing. Ken Schrader is going to retire...
Via The Pit Stop
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Vickers intent on Cup racing in '14

Brian Vickers feels healthy enough to race. If he could promise his doctors he wouldn't crash, he would have been in the car Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. A blood clot in his right calf found Oct. 14 has sidelined Vickers for the final five races of the season because Vickers is taking blood thinners. If he crashed, the thinners would make it impossible for doctors to stop...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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