November 12th, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — The No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team finishes what turned out to be an unusual but successful 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season Sunday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The No. 55 posted a win, a pole, five top-fives, 10 top 10s and 123 laps led. But that only tells part of the story. The Michael Waltrip Racing team raced with four different drivers including... Read More »
October 17th, 2013
Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2013 season’s final four NASCAR Sprint Cup races.
Sadler replaces Brian Vickers who informed MWR on Oct. 14 that he would be unavailable for the remainder of the season due to anti-coagulation medications he will be taking to treat a small blood clot in his right leg. Doctors... Read More »
July 16th, 2013
Brian Vickers Summary: No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers led the final 16 laps to claim his third career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver survived a green-white-checkered finish to give MWR its seventh victory in its history and the first for Aaron’s since the Coke... Read More »
July 1st, 2013
Brian Vickers Race Summary: No. 55 Aaron’s/Louisville 2013 National Champions Toyota driver Brian Vickers finished 31st in Sunday’s rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. Rain Saturday night forced NASCAR to start the race at noon on Sunday. Vickers started ninth and immediately reported the No. 55 would not turn in the corners of the 1.5-mile oval. The Rodney Childers-led... Read More »
June 25th, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brian Vickers should be a popular man at Kentucky Speedway this weekend. Vickers’ No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota will carry a special paint scheme during Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race honoring the University of Louisville’s men’s national championship basketball team.
At last year’s Kentucky race, MWR founder and co-owner Michael Waltrip drove an Aaron’s/... Read More »
June 24th, 2013
For Chase Elliott, simply being in contention for a victory at an unfamiliar track wasn’t enough.
Instead, Elliott was disappointed about a last-lap mistake that probably cost him a win in Saturday’s ARCA race at Road America – an example of just how much the son of NASCAR icon “Awesome Bill” Elliott expects from himself.
“Pretty disappointed, to... Read More »
June 18th, 2013
Seventeen-year-old Chase Elliott just became the youngest stock car superspeedway winner in history with his victory in the Pocono ARCA 200 in early June.
Elliott could add yet another feather in his cap by winning the SCOTT® 160 at Road America Saturday, June 22. And if the Dawsonville, Ga. driver does, he would become the youngest ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards road course winner... Read More »
June 17th, 2013
Mark Martin Race Summary: No.55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin finished 26th in Sunday’s 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. Martin started 22nd and quickly showed he had one of the best cars on the track. Some pit strategy and fast lap times vaulted the No. 55 as high as third by lap 44. An untimely debris caution during a pit stop cycle dropped... Read More »
June 12th, 2013
ATLANTA – When NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers climbs in the No. 55 Toyota at Kentucky Speedway on June 29 he and his Aaron’s Dream Machine will sport University of Louisville colors and a paint scheme honoring the school’s 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship team.
The Cardinal Bird mascot on the hood and Vickers’... Read More »
June 12th, 2013
Son of 1988 Cup champion Bill has impressed team owner in short career
Chase Elliott remembers being in victory lane with his father, Bill Elliott
He moved part time into the Camping World Truck Series this season and is off to the best three-race start in circuit history
Team owner Rick Hendrick is grooming the 17-year-old
Rick Hendrick’s last foray into developing... Read More »