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ARIC ALMIROLA RUMORS

A case of deja blue

When Aric Almirola’s No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford pulled out of the garage for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series practice at Martinsville, it recalled the halcyon days of Petty Enterprises when team owner Richard Petty won 15 Cup races at the .526-mile short track. Now, Aric Almirola is carrying the striking Petty blue and red color of the STP-sponsored car, and he’s fully...

NSCS: Almirola Hopes to Continue His Career-Best Start to Season with Good Finish at Martinsville

Will Run Historic No. 43 STP Ford at Storied Petty Track kamagra zsel rendels Sitting 10th in points, Aric Almirola is off to his best career-start after five races. As the No. 43 team enters a track filled with Petty history, they will bring the historic STP paint scheme and hope to continue the success that Richard Petty tallied at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Petty...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Off to Best Start in Five Years Almirola in Top 10 After West Coast Swing

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) completed their three-race West Coast swing Sunday afternoon at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.  After an 11th-place finish, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team are now 10th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship points after the first five races.    The mark in points for the 43 team is the best since Paul...

NSCS: Almirola to Debuts Eckrich Colors at Phoenix

Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team continue their West Coast swing this weekend with a stop at the first one-mile race track of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season. Almirola and team have a good record at Phoenix International Raceway and hope to continue the consistency this season. The team kicked off the season with two consecutive Top-15 finishes but a late race incident caused...
Via On Pit Road
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. to Race XFINITY Races

Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers to Race Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2015) – Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBenste Racing announced today they will extend their partnership to enter both Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. in three NASCAR XFINITY Series races this season. Almirola raced with the team during the season-opening XFINITY Series...
Via On Pit Road
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola 2015 Season Driver Preview

Entering his fourth full season at Richard Petty Motorsports, Aric Almirola is a believer that a low level of offseason turbulence — a rarity...
Via Athlon Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Despite Long Odds, Almirola Has Fighting Chance of Advancing to Next Round of Chase

LOUDON, N.H.–Many had Aric Almirola wrote off as a championship contender as soon as he punched his Chase ticket with a win in a rain-shortened race at Daytona in July. Last week, anyone who clung on to any hope that Almirola would go on to win the championship in 2014 were crushed when his No. 43 Ford Fusion went up in smoke with less than 40 laps remaining, while running in sixth...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Momentum is the Focus at Richmond for Almirola and No. 43 Team

After qualifying for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), the final race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team will officially make The Chase. Last weekend, the team turned their momentum around with a Top-10 finish and look to continue building momentum leading into The Chase this weekend at RIR as Almirola pilots the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 in No. 43 car

After four days of rain and multiple big wrecks, Mother Nature finally put an end to Sunday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Lap 113 of 160. When NASCAR called the event, Aric Almirola was out front, scoring his first career Sprint Cup Series victory in the iconic No. 43 race car he drives for Richard Petty Motorsports. "Really proud of (crew chief) Trent Owen...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola lives dream with batting practice at Tropicana Field

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- High speed, meet heavy lumber. NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has long carried a passion for baseball. He started playing T-ball at age 4, four years before he began racing go-karts. The Tampa native embraced baseball in his boyhood years until he chose to concentrate on his interest in the track when he entered Hillsborough High School. So it's no surprise that...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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