The champagne has dried and we have a champion for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series. Start ‘N’ Park Blog is taking a look back at the season that was by reviewing the top-35 finishing drivers. Today’s entry is Aric Almirola who came home 18th in points. Stat Line Points Position:[...]
Aric Almirola heads to one of his best tracks this weekend for the Sprint Cup Series season finale. He hopes to drive the No. 43 Smithfield Ford to Victory Lane in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway and end the season on a high note in his home state.
Almirola has three starts at the mile-and-a-half track in the Sprint Cup Series. He scored his best finish...
Aric Almirola has a fast car.
Turns out, he's a pretty good weather forecaster, too.
Almirola claimed his second career pole Saturday when rain washed out qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, forcing the field to be set based on practice speeds.
Almirola and his teammate at Richard Petty Motorsports, Marcos Ambrose, both went out for Friday...
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October 19, 2013
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...
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October 17, 2013
Heading into Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, Aric Almirola is looking to turn his momentum around and post a top-10 finish in the No. 43 Gwaltney Ford. The team's finishes the last few weeks are not what they expect, and they are working diligently to get back to posting top-10 results.
Almirola has three starts at the .75-mile track. In April, he posted an eighth-place...
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...
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
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Aric Almirola had found his way at the end of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season...
The crossed flags have been displayed on the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, and Aric Almirola is eager to begin the second half. With 18 races now under his belt in his first full-time Cup season, the driver of the No. 43 Medallion Financial Ford heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) this week feeling comfortable and confident. The No. 43 team is coming off a...
Coming off their second top-10 finish of the season, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team of Richard Petty Motorsports will take new sponsor Transportation Impact to Pocono Raceway for an extended weekend that will include a two-day open test. Sunday's Pocono 400 will mark the NASCAR debut for Transportation Impact, an Emerald Isle, N.C.-based parcel spend management company....
Aric Almirola took the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.940 mph Thursday night, giving Richard Petty Motorsports a front-row sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR's longest race.
Teammate Marcus Ambrose was second at 191.598 in qualifying for the Sunday night race.
Petty won a Sprint Cup-record 123 poles during his career.
Almirola, gearing up for his first...
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May 24, 2012