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ARIC ALMIROLA RUMORS

Now that Aric Almirola has his win, he really shouldn’t sweat the Chase

During Sunday’s extended rain delay, with his No. 43 Ford sitting first in a severely depleted field, Aric Almirola said he resorted to some “hard-core praying.” Sure enough, whether by providence or coincidence, the heavens opened up, drenched the asphalt at Daytona International Speedway and made a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner of Almirola for the first time in his career...

Hot off His First Win Almirola Looks Forward to New Hampshire

Hot off his first win, Aric Almirola is ready to tackle the one-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Now with a spot in The Chase for the Sprint Cup, the No. 43 team is focused on continuing to move up in the championship point standings and race for more wins.   This weekend, Almirola looks to improve on the Top-Five finish he scored in the July race last year. The fifth-place finished...

Texts from Last Race: What went down after Daytona?

Aric Almirola was at the right place at the right time to capture his 1st career Sprint Cup Series victory. But what happened after? @Nascarcasm has uncovered a private (and extremely fake) post-race group text message between some of your favorite drivers. 
Via Shake and Bake
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Accomplishes Goal of Making Chase Field,Writes a Storybook Finish at Daytona

CONCORD, N.C. (July 7, 2014) - The commitment of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and all its partners to get into The Chase came to fruition Sunday afternoon at the perfect place, The World Center of Racing, the Daytona International Speedway. Putting the No. 43 back where it should be, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 U.S. Air Force team won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened Coke...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Petty's No. 43 returns to Daytona Victory Lane with Aric Almirola

For years, Aric Almirola’s name in the record books has come with a weird asterisk. In 2007 at Milwaukee, he was just a part-time Nationwide (...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola Wins on the King's Anniversary; Complete Coke Zero 400 Results

Aric Almirola took the Petty Motorsports Ford to Victory Lane at Daytona, at the same track and on the same weekend that Richard Petty achieved his 200th and final NASCAR win 30 years earlier. In an event postponed one day and then truncated to 112 laps due to rain, Almirola recorded the first win of his Sprint Cup career and probably assured himself a spot in this year's ...
Via Racing-reference
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Recap: Almirola Survives Wrecks And Rain For First Win

The stars and rain clouds aligned for Aric Almirola, as he won his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Sunday’s rain delayed and shortened Coke Zero 400 from the Daytona International Speedway. It was his first triumph in 125 career starts, the first for the famous #43 of[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola, Richard Petty Motorsports Win Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola

It was throwback Sunday at Daytona International Speedway with an old-school starting time, and an old-school win. The green flag waved in the morning. Mid-afternoon, Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 was back in Daytona’s Gatorade Victory Lane thanks to Aric Almirola’s rain-shortened win in the 56th Annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola. Thirty years ago – July...

Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400

Aric Almirola got his first career Sprint Cup Series victory and first victory for the No. 43 car since 1999 on Sunday by winning the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. The race was called because of rain after 112 of the 160 laps were completed on the 2.5-mile super speedway.  Almirola led 14 laps. The 30-year-old Almirola got his first win on the 30th anniversary...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eckrich and Almirola Surprise Military Family with Luxury VIP Experience

LISLE, Ill. (June 26, 2014) - Army Specialist Daniel O’Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway on Thursday afternoon. So, imagine their surprise when they walked into a luxury motorcoach and were greeted by Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Almirola was there to thank O’Dell and his wife...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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