Driver Vickers released from hospital

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Brian Vickers has been released from the hospital where he was treated for blood clots in his legs and near his lungs.

Red Bull Racing says their driver was released Friday night from a Washington hospital. He was admitted Wednesday.

Red Bull Racing says Vickers' return to racing is uncertain. He will not race this weekend at Dover International Speedway.

The 26-year-old Vickers has been cleared to fly to Charlotte, N.C., where he will meet with a group of specialists.

Casey Mears will replace Vickers in the No. 83 Toyota.