NSCS: Vickers to be Sidelined for Minimum of Three Months; Resumes Blood Thinners

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FONTANA, Calif. — official series release — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — The reappearance of blood clots has sidelined Vickers from the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota for the third time, dating to May 2010. In addition, Vickers missed the first two races of the 2015 season while recovering from offseason heart surgery. To combat the medical issue, Vickers must resume the …

NASCAR: Steve Byrnes Sidelined From FOX Sports Booth With Health Issues

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official release — FOX Sports photo — Longtime NASCAR on FOX on-air personality Steve Byrnes is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence to focus on his health after receiving news he has suffered a recurrence of cancer. Byrnes, who was diagnosed and successfully treated for head and neck cancer in late 2013, will step away from his …