Tag "Richard Petty Motorsports"

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 Discusses Kansas Crash And Injury; Timetable For Return Is 8-12 Weeks

CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola spoke with the media and updated the NASCAR industry on his recovery from a compression fracture to his T5 vertebra on Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Last weekend in the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas

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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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Trent Owens Joins JTG Daugherty Racing To Serve As Crew Chief For Chris Buescher

Trent Owens will call the shots atop the pit box for Chris Buescher and JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 37 team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during the 2017 season. Owens began the new job on Monday, just two

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Dylan Martin To Honor ‘The King’ In Petty Blue Ford At Chicagoland

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Taking to the track on Thursday, September 15, at Chicagoland Speedway for the ARCA Racing Series Scott 150, Dylan Martin (@DylanMartin07) will make his third start in the No. 48 Empire Racing Group/Richard Petty Motorsports Development Team

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Thad Moffitt To Become First-Generation Petty To Race At Franklin County Speedway

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – You wouldn’t think that there are many race tracks across the country where a Petty hasn’t driven across the start-finish line. Another track gets crossed off that list on Sunday when Thad Moffitt, grandson of NASCAR Hall

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Richard Petty Motorsports Suspends NXS Team over Sponsor Issues

Richard Petty Motorsports’s one-car team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series will scale back its schedule moving forward in 2016. The team’s No. 43 car driven by Jeb Burton will cut back from a full-time schedule to a partial schedule after

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Three Cup, Seven XFINITY Teams Issued Written Warnings out of Talladega

NASCAR’s weekly post-event penalty report has three Sprint Cup and seven XFINITY teams listed on it following this past race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. The Nos. 44, 48 and 98 Sprint Cup teams were each given warnings for various pre-race inspection

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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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Brian Scott Joins Richard Petty Motorsports In 2016

MOORSEVILLE, N.C. – Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Friday that Brian Scott will pilot the No. 9 Ford Fusion during the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Scott will join Aric Almirola at Reichard Petty Motorsports and will replace Sam

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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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Aric Almirola Sheds Light on 2016 Race Package

Photo credit: Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Although no drastic changes have been made at once to the Sprint Cup Series’s sixth-generation race car since its introduction to competition in 2013, the development of the Gen-6 car has been

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Dakoda Armstrong Re-Ups with Richard Petty Motorsports for 2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. — 2014 NASCAR XFINITY Series rookie Dakoda Armstrong has resigned with Richard Petty Motorsports for the upcoming 2015 season. Armstrong will return to his No. 43 Ford Mustang with 2014 sponsor WinField, who have also

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