Texas Preview: Brian Vickers

October 29th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Brian Vickers and the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team at Michael Waltrip Racing are getting a jump on the 2015 season testing the newly unveiled 2015 Toyota Camry this week at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

 

After Tuesday and Wednesday’s Goodyear tire test, Vickers and team will travel to Texas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 500-mile race on... Read More »

Martinsville Summary

October 27th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 27th in Sunday’s 500-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 17th and held that position until lap 160 when Kasey Kahne made contact with the No. 55 sending it spinning and off the lead lap. Vickers returned to the lead lap on lap 189 by taking the wave around, but suffered... Read More »

Martinsville Preview

October 22nd, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C.  — Martinsville Speedway is a special place to No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers.

 

The half-mile, concrete track in southern Virginia is one of the places where a young Vickers fell in love with NASCAR. Just 60 miles from his Thomasville, N.C. boyhood home, the Vickers family often made the trip to Martinsville Speedway— the only... Read More »

Talladega II Race Report

October 20th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 20th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started on the pole and stayed at the front of the pack in the early going. He darted down pit lane to avoid a lap 60 multi-car accident. He wasn’t so lucky on lap 103 when the No. 55 suffered front end damage in a backstretch... Read More »

Vickers on the Pole in Talladega!

October 18th, 2014

Notes: ·         NASCAR implemented a new qualifying format Saturday: o   It included three rounds each lasting five minutes. o   The field was divided into two groups in the first round with 23 cars taking times for five minutes in each group. o   The top 24 cars with the overall fastest speeds advanced to the second round. o   Those cars posted laps for five minutes with 12... Read More »

Brian Vickers Talladega II Preview

October 14th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers and fellow Toyota driver Denny Hamlin are the only drivers who own two top-five finishes in the three restrictor plate races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

 

Vickers finished fourth at Talladega Superspeedway in May then came within a few feet of winning the July race at Daytona before finishing second.

 

The... Read More »

Aaron’s 2014 College Rivalry Sweepstakes

October 14th, 2014

One of our most popular sweepstakes is back for 2014 in the Aaron’s College Rivalry Sweepstakes!

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Charlotte Summary: Brian Vickers

October 12th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 37th in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started seventh and ran in the top 10 for two-thirds of the race. The No. 55 excelled on long runs and climbed as high as sixth in the early going. Fast work by the pit crew kept Vickers at the front of the field throughout... Read More »

Charlotte II Preview

October 8th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C.  — The job demands for the driver of the Aaron’s Dream Machine are more than just climbing behind the wheel of the No. 55 for 38 races each year. Like most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Brian Vickers also makes time for media and sponsor work along with a heavy dose of testing to make his Toyota faster. As the Sprint Cup Series prepares for Saturday night’s Charlotte race, the... Read More »

Vickers Finishes 10th in Kansas!

October 5th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 10th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started second and reported an ill-handling race car. He was 13th by lap 44 and 15th by lap 93. Crew chief Billy Scott made several major adjustments to the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota, but nothing seemed to help. Vickers was... Read More »