ARIC ALMIROLA RUMORS

Scary Fast

It wasn't until 1988 that qualifying speeds at Darlington topped 160 mph. Since then, speeds at the 1.366-mile track have advanced dramatically. Aric Almirola set a track record at 184.145 mph in the second round of knockout qualifying on Friday. Joey Logano wasn't far behind at 183.870 mph. "It feels freaking fast, I promise you that," Logano said after qualifying...

Almirola Sets Speed Record To Start 3rd

As with a few other drivers this season with the knockout qualifying, Aric Almirola set a new track record at the Darlington Raceway, but will start third Saturday night. “It feels freaking fast, I promise you that. I remember the first time I came here I was shaking after qualifying.[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 43 Team Gears up to Win at Trent Owens' Home Track

The No. 43 team wants to win every week, but this week, they have an additional incentive. Crew Chief Trent Owens grew up just a few miles from Darlington Raceway and says a win at the track "Too Tough To Tame" would rank up with a Daytona 500 win. Aric Almirola will look to continue Owens' success at the track. With consecutive top-10 finishes in the last five seasons...

Almirola Brings Eckrich Colors to Texas, Hopes for Another Top-10 Finish

Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford team head to the mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday's 500-mile event at the Texas Motor Speedway fresh off a top-10 finish at Martinsville. The No. 43 team has short track success this year and is hoping to add intermediate tracks to the list with a top-10 finish this weekend.Almirola...

Ambrose, Almirola finish solid at Martinsville for RPM

Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola both finished in the top-ten at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday afternoon, after a long week for the team mourning the loss of team owner Richard Petty’s wife, Lynda. Ambrose finished tenth (his second top-5 in the last three races), while Almirola finished eighth (his second top-10 in the last three races). Several teams sported a decal on their...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola Does Not Hold Back On Scott After Accident

After contact with Brian Scott sent Aric Almirola spinning into the infield and destroying his #43 Farmland Ford, Almriola did not hold back on his comments with FOX Sports. When shown the accident, Almirola told FOX Sports’ Jeff Hammond: “That’s the first chance I got to see the replay. It’s pretty obvious[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola scores first top five finish since July 2013

When Aric Almirola crossed the line in third place in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway this past weekend, it marked his first top five since July of 2013. Almirola scored one top-five all season last year, coming at New Hampshire with a fifth place finish. Now four races into the season, Almirola has matched that statistic – and he didn’t just fall into that position...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola crew chief suspended by NASCAR

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola, for violating its substance-abuse policy. NASCAR announced its decision Thursday against Parrott, who works for Richard Petty Motorsports. ''We have an expectation of all RPM employees to conduct themselves at the highest level of professionalism and within the competitive...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola Subway Fresh Fit 500 Race Preview

CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola heads to the one-mile Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway 13th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings following a 13th-place finish in the Daytona 500. The 28-year-old driver will make his fifth Sprint Cup start at the track. He looks to best his career, track-high finish of 12th place, which he posted last spring with the No. 43 Farmland...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola Paces Charlotte Test Session

Aric Almarola, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, watches on in the garage area during NASCAR Testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on January 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Aric Almirola had found his way at the end of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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