Vickers released from hospitalUPDATE Red Bull Racing Team announced today that No. 83 driver Brian Vickers’ treatment for blood clots has been progressing well in Charlotte, N.C, under the care of specialists and his physician, Dr. Jerry Petty. He is still undergoing evaluation for his condition. Vickers remains in good spirits and is appreciative of all support and concern that has been expressed from the team, Red Bull, fans, media, fellow drivers and members of the NASCAR family. Vickers and Jay Frye, RBRT General Manager and Vice President, will be available Friday, May 21 at 11:15 AM ET in the Charlotte Motor Speedway media center to address the media.
05/15/10 Brian Vickers was released Friday night from the Washington, D.C.-area hospital where he had been hospitalized since Wednesday night after the discovery of blood clots in his leg and near his lungs, according to a Red Bull Racing release.
Vickers, 26, was cleared to fly to Charlotte, where he will meet with a group of specialists to review his condition.
His timetable to return to the No. 83 Toyota, which is being manned by Casey Mears at Dover this weekend, is uncertain.
Copyright 1999-2017 | AutoRacing1 is an
independent internet online publication and is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed
by IndyCar, NASCAR, FIA, Sprint, or any other series sponsor.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or redistributed without