Darlington Race Report: Brian Vickers

April 14th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 26th in Saturday night’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 14th and appeared ready to claim another top-10 finish after a stellar run that saw the Aaron’s Dream Machine lead 30 laps. But, a cut tire coming to pit lane with 50 laps remaining sent the No. 55 into a spin.... Read More »

MWR & Aaron’s to Honor 2013 BCS National Football Champion Florida State

April 9th, 2014

ATLANTA (April 9, 2014)–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... Read More »

Darlington Preview: Brian Vickers and #55 Team

April 8th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C. — 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... Read More »

Brian Vickers Texas Race Recap

April 7th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished fourth in Monday’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 23rd and thrived on the long green flag runs working his way into the top 12 by the midway point. He moved to 10th with 35 laps remaining then ninth a few laps later. A caution with two laps to go saw both Vickers and... Read More »

Martinsville Race Summary: Brian Vickers

March 31st, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers finished 16th in Sunday’s 500-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 13th but dropped to 20th before a lap 40 competition caution. NASCAR added the caution to the race after heavy overnight rain and light snow race morning. After the first stop Vickers began a charge to the front climbing... Read More »

Martinsville Preview: Brian Vickers

March 25th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C. —  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... Read More »

Fontana Race Report: Brian Vickers

March 24th, 2014

No. 55 TREATMYCLOT.com Aaron’s Toyota driver Brian Vickers finished seventh in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 19th but worked his way into the top five by lap 20. He continued his march toward the front claiming third by lap 24 and second by lap 50. Vickers raced in the top five until a mishap on pit road found... Read More »

Brian Vickers Fontana Preview

March 18th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C. — 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... Read More »

Bristol Race Recap: Brian Vickers

March 17th, 2014

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers finished ninth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway. After a 2 ½ hour rain delay, the Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 38th and worked his way into the top 20 by lap 50. Rain halted the race for 3 hours and 18 minutes at the lap 118 mark. When the race resumed Vickers picked up where he left off and was in... Read More »

Bristol Preview: Brian Vickers

March 11th, 2014

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brian Vickers doesn’t mind sharing Michael Waltrip Racing’s secret for success at Bristol Motor Speedway. That secret has led to three top-five finishes in his last four races on the Bristol high banks.

“There’s really not much of a secret,” said the driver of the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota. “MWR builds really good cars. It’s as simple as that.”

 

It’s... Read More »