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Brian Vickers

Brian Vickers, of Thomasville, North Carolina, is a race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He drives the #83 Red Bull Toyota Camry for Red Bull Racing Team. Vickers was the Busch Series Champion in 2003.
Brian Vickers, of Thomasville, North Carolina, is a race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He drives the #83 Red Bull Toyota Camry for Red Bull Racing Team. Vickers was the Busch Series Champion in 2003. « Show less

Top Brian Vickers Articles

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  • NAPA to drop Waltrip Racing sponsorship amid NASCAR cheating scandal

    The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday. The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
  • It's the season of switching teams for several NASCAR drivers

    A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title. They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR at Charlotte, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR at Charlotte, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including Brad Keselowski's win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte and Sebastian Vettel's Formula One victory in Japan, five things come to mind: --The issue of non-Chase drivers winning Chase...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Pac-Men

    The Backstretch Blog: Pac-Men
    It's time for NASCAR to head to Talladega, the "Chase Wild Card." Yes they run in a big huge pack, and yes the racing will have you on the edge of your seat waiting for the big wreck. Though I would contend, for the top drivers in the sport, it really...
  • Vickers intent on racing at start of 2014 season

    Vickers intent on racing at start of 2014 season
    Brian Vickers feels healthy enough to race. If he could promise his doctors he wouldn't crash, he'd be in the car Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.     Vickers was diagnosed with a blood clot in his right calf Oct. 14. He has been sidelined for the...
  • The Backstretch Blog: May I take your order?

    Okay let's just cut to the chase, did Michael Waltrip racing and Kansas native Clint Bowyer, use team orders to get teammate Martin Truex, Jr into the chase? First lets look at the evidence. There is the spin. The audio from Bowyer's scanner on Saturday...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind: 1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...
  • Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams

    Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams
    The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series. Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....
  • NASCAR penalizes Michael Waltrip team and puts Ryan Newman in Chase

    NASCAR penalizes Michael Waltrip team and puts Ryan Newman in Chase
    NASCAR on Monday night levied a massive penalty against Michael Waltrip Racing that included removing MWR driver Martin Truex Jr. from the Chase for the Cup title playoff and replacing him with Ryan Newman. MWR "attempted to manipulate the outcome of...
  • Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup

    Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup
    Following an extraordinary day in NASCAR history that saw Michael Waltrip Racing draw unprecedented penalties and altered the driver lineup for the Chase for the Cup playoff, one aspect of the drama leaves many unsettled: Clint Bowyer still could win...
  • NASCAR's Clint Bowyer denies spinout at Richmond was intentional

    NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer on Tuesday denied that he spun out intentionally to help his teammate gain a berth in the Chase for the Cup title playoff. Appearing on ESPN, Bowyer was asked directly if the spinout at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway...