Almirola Gets 3rd Top 10 Finish Over The Last 5 Races Sunday in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – While everyone is talking about the Championship 4 or the dramatic ending to Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at the Phoenix Raceway, one driver getting overlooked is Aric Almirola. It was a great week for him too. On Wednesday, it was finally announced that he would move move the Stewart-Haas Racing to drive the No. 10 Ford for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Nothing against Richard Petty Motorsports, but it was Almirola’s chance to finally prove what he can do. This move was shocking though as several…

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Air Force Back With Richard Petty Motorsports For Phoenix

This Saturday is Veterans Day, and Richard Petty Motorsports is proud to have the United States Air Force as its primary partner throughout the weekend. The U.S. Air Force has been a supporter of RPM since its inception in 2009. Throughout the relationship, Richard Petty Motorsports has hosted high level Generals and service men and women from all across the country at the track. More importantly, the U.S. Air Force has helped educate and recruit at the track. Aric Almirola and Richard Petty have played a role in the recruitment…

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SHR Makes It Official, Almirola/Smithfield To Replace Danica Patrick In No. 10 Ford

Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018. The 33-year-old from Tampa, Florida, will drive the team’s No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion. Almirola has won races in each of NASCAR’s top-three national touring series and is currently in his sixth full season in the premier NASCAR Cup Series. Almirola has one NASCAR Cup Series victory, three NASCAR Xfinity Series wins and two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series triumphs. “I’ve known Aric since 2004 and have always been impressed with him on…

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Aric Almirola To Drive No. 10 Ford With SHR For 2018

Multiple sources have confirmed that Wednesday’s announcement that will be made by Stewart-Haas Racing, is that Aric Almirola will be named as the driver of the No. 10 Ford with the organization for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Almirola, will have Smithfield’s backing on his entry just as he’s had with Richard Petty Motorsports. Several weeks ago, Smithfield and RPM had a huge falling out with both sides taking shots at one another. It was revealed that Smithfield was leaving RPM after the conclusion of the 2017…

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SHR Partners With Biagi-DenBeste For 2018 XFINITY Series Season, Likely Solidifies Almiorla’s Move To SHR In Cup

Stewart-Haas Racing has bolstered its effort in the NASCAR XFINITY Series by partnering with Biagi-DenBeste Racing. The XFINITY Series operation will be known as Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste beginning with the 2018 season. The name change only applies to the company’s XFINITY Series program. With the new partnership, Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste will continue to field the No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang for current rookie-of-the-year contender Cole Custer. The outfit’s No. 41 team, which ran a limited XFINITY Series schedule with Kevin Harvick in 2017, will change to the…

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Almirola Now Has 2 Straight Top 10 Finishes Heading To Martinsville

When the situation started to get messy at Richard Petty Motorsports, everyone really started to wonder if Aric Almirola and Smithfield would even last to the end of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with them. Smithfield and RPM had a messy split. Both sides took shots at one another, as Smithfield is heading to Stewart-Haas Racing for 2018. The same day, RPM announced that Almirola wouldn’t be returning next year either. He too is likely going to SHR and will take over the No. 10 Ford with…

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2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are heating up, so are the silly season rumors. Just this week alone, another driver was made available via free agency as Front Row Motorsports announced that Landon Cassill won’t be back for the team in 2018. But, a possible destination for a free agent was taken away too, as Furniture Row Racing announced that they were shutting down the No. 77 Toyota entry due to a lack of funding. So, what’s left? Who’s rumored to go where? Here’s what we’re hearing. 

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