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ARIC ALMIROLA RUMORS

Historic double?

Fresh from his breakthrough victory at Daytona International Speedway in early July, Aric Almirola can be forgiven for thinking big. After all, he put the vaunted No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports car in the winner’s circle for the first time in 15 years. Almirola would like nothing better than to complete the Daytona/Brickyard double, last accomplished by Jamie McMurray in 2010...

Coke Zero 400 Recap-NASCAR

Aric Almirola wins first career race in rain shortened Coke Zero 400, iconic 43 back in victor lane for the first time since 1999 Aric Almirola won his first career Sprint Cup race on Sunday after the race was called for rain with only 48 laps remaining. The event was scheduled to be run on Saturday, […] The post Coke Zero 400 Recap-NASCAR appeared first on Champs Nation.
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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
20 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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
21 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
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

From car to clubhouse: Almirola hits baseballs with Tampa Bay Rays

Aric Almirola's past collided with his present on Tuesday when the Richard Petty Motorsports driver returned to his hometown to participate in batting practice with the Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball team before Game One of the home club's interleague series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 
Via Shake and Bake
June 25, 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 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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