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ARIC ALMIROLA RUMORS

Newcomers to Chase are welcome, refreshing additions

Two of the most exciting and feel-good stories of 2014 have been Aric Almirola putting the No. 43 back in Victory Lane at Daytona and then AJ Allmendinger coming full circle back in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series with his win last Sunday at Watkins Glen. I've said this before, but I believe it bears repeating: I really like the direction our sport is headed in with this new Chase...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Military Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient Designs No. 43 Eckrich Ford at Michigan

Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return. After being told that he was designing a scheme for a diecast model car to be given to fellow military families aided by Operation Homefront, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola pulled up in a full-size replica No. 43 Eckrich Ford with the exact colors...

Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Michigan as Gauge of Improvement

In June, the No. 43 Eckrich Ford team tested at Michigan International Speedway. When they competed in the June event, they didn't feel like the car was where it needed to be. They spent the last two months working on simulations to improve the car's setup for this weekend's Pure Michigan 400 and feel this weekend could be a turning point in their intermediate track program...

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
July 07, 2014  |  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
June 27, 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 24, 2014  |  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
March 23, 2014  |  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...
Via Sicknissified
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola & Todd Parrott Phoenix Media Transcript

Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Farmland Ford Fusion, has experienced a resurgence ever since Todd Parrott became his crew chief eight races ago at Chicagoland Speedway.  In that time, Almirola has three top-five qualifying runs, including a fifth-place showing yesterday to lead the Ford group, and a career-tying best fourth-place finish at Martinsville Speedway two weeks ago...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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