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(October 27, 2013)
feels healthy enough to race. If he could promise his doctors he wouldn't crash, he'd be in the car Sunday at Martinsville
Vickers was diagnosed with a blood clot in his right calf Oct. 14. He has been sidelined for the final five races of the season because he's taking blood thinners. He said Sunday that if he crashed, the thinners would make it impossible for doctors to stop internal bleeding.
But Vickers says he'll be on the medication for only three months and will be able to resume his seat with Michael Waltrip Racing
in time for next season's Daytona 500.
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