August 17, 2009
Brian Vickers has been rewarded for his
win at Michigan with a multiyear contact extension from Red Bull
Talks for a new contract had been ongoing for several months.
Vickers said last weekend the process was draining and confusing
because Red Bull was dragging its feet on paperwork that would have
finalized terms he had verbally agreed upon.
But two days after giving the team its first victory in NASCAR,
Vickers received his new contract.
The win Sunday at Michigan moved Vickers to 13th in the
standings, and only 12 points out of a spot in the Chase for the
Vickers joined Red Bull for its debut NASCAR season in 2007.