Tag "Aric Almirola"

Bubba Wallace To Drive Iconic No. 43 Ford While Almirola Recovers From Injury

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will pilot the No. 43 Ford while Aric Almirola recovers from his injuries. Wallace brings five years of NASCAR experience in both the

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Aric Almirola Released From Hospital But Sustains Injury In Kansas Speedway Crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Richard Petty Motorsports’ Aric Almirola sustained a compression fracture to his T5 Vertebra in the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night. During a crash that brought out a caution on lap 201, a mechanical

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Martin Truex Jr. Capitalizes On Late-Race Restart To Win In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan.– Martin Truex, Jr. dominated on a final restart with two laps remaining to take home his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2017 season in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. Truex

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Aric Almirola Wins Sparks Energy 300 At Talladega Superspeedway

TALLADEGA, Ala.– Aric Almirola held off the field in Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway to capture his third victory in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The pack diced two and three-wide in the closing laps after a restart with

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Joey Logano Fastest In Daytona 500 Qualifying Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Joey Logano topped the speed chart in Daytona 500 qualifying practice on Saturday with a lap of 46.604 seconds at 193.116 mph. Logano, the driver of the Team Penske No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion has been

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After Further Review, Aric Almirola Edges Justin Allgaier In Wild Daytona Finish

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Florida native, Aric Almirola was declared the winner of Friday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola, after NASCAR reviewed video, showing him edging Justin Allgaier  in a thrilling side-by-side battle, prior to the caution on the last lap. The win

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Jimmie Johnson, Aric Almirola Lead Thursday Vegas Test Sessions

Jimmie Johnson and Aric Almirola were the fastest drivers in each respective test session held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday. Johnson’s lap of 27.982 seconds led the way in the first session of the day while Almirola’s 27.988

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The Digital Dash Is A Step In The Right Direction For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Throughout the 2016 season, drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will have a digital dash in their race cars. The days of running a stock dashboard equipped with a cigarette lighter are long gone. Over

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Aric Almirola, Trent Owens Focused On Making The 2016 Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Following the cutoff race to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Richmond International Raceway back in September of 2015, Richard Petty Motorsports’ Aric Almirola was 16th in the point standings. However, due to Kyle Busch’s

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The Grid Is Set For The 2015 Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup

Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. – The regular season is over for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams, and now there are 10 races remaining to crown the 2015 series champion. On Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway,

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Matt Kenseth And Joe Gibbs Racing Dominate Federated Auto Parts 400 In Richmond

Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. – With a dominant performance in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway, Matt Kenseth earned his fourth win of 2015 in the final race before the Chase for

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Aric Almirola Needs To Capture A Strong Finish At Darlington Raceway On Sunday

Photo Credit: Hunter Thomas DARLINGTON, SC – Aric Almirola enters Sunday’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, just 35 points away from a slot in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. The Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 STP team unloaded at

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Throwing Down on Darlington Throwback Schemes

DARLINGTON, S.C. — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” No, it’s not time for the winter holidays just yet as it’s still race season, however, outside of the day/night of the Daytona 500, this weekend’s throwback weekend at Darlington

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Chase Elliott Ahead in Great Clips 250 Final Practice

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Defending XFINITY Series champion Chase Elliott fended off a pack of Sprint Cup drivers to claim the top spot in the lone practice for Saturday’s Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway. The driver of the No. 9

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