Aric Almirola

NASCAR Numbers Game: Taking stock of the 2013 Sprint Cup season

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats in the Cup Series
David Smith crunches the numbers for the Sprint Cup Series in his weekly "NASCAR Numbers Game" column.

The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when BK Racing relieved Pat Tryson of his duties as the head wrench for David Reutimann’s No. 83 entry.

Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Can NASCAR's two young phenoms, Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott, deliver in the Round of 8 finale?
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Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Two famous sons. One NASCAR final four spot.

 

Could Sunday be a battle between them?

 

AAA Texas 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Is Hendrick Motorsports on the verge of losing their title as NASCAR's best team?
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AAA Texas 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

It was only a matter of minutes at Martinsville Speedway. But as the laps clicked down, Chase Elliott’s career timeline hit a roller-coaster ride from dream to disaster. For a split second, he was Chase-ing his first Cup Series win, a Championship 4 appearance and a surge in national attention and popularity.

 

DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Alabama 500

Who will survive and thrive In NASCAR's final restrictor plate race of 2017?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Alabama 500

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the Alabama 500. This race marks the second event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBC.

 

DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Apache Warrior 400

Can Jimmie Johnson charge forward to lead your team at Dover?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Apache Warrior 400 Preview

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the Apache Warrior 400. This race marks the third and final event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

 

DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Tales of the Turtles 400

Which Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title contenders will shine in the playoff opener?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Tales of the Turtles 400

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR contest heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the Tales of the Turtles 400. This event marks the start of the 10-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.

Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Is NASCAR's regular season finale too desperate for a Cinderella story?
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Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR’s first regular season finale at Richmond Raceway was also its most memorable. On that fateful Saturday night in 2004, Kasey Kahne crashed himself out of the Chase while teammate Jeremy Mayfield snuck in the back door. Leading 151 laps, he won the race and pulled ahead of Jamie McMurray by 15 points to vault himself into the postseason.

Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's version of Throwback Thursday, can retro make racing cool again?
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Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Darlington Raceway, host of the Southern 500 since 1950 is one of the oldest, most unique tracks on the NASCAR schedule. The Track Too Tough To Tame remains a special piece of stock car history, an egg-shaped, 1.366-mile oval impossible to replicate nestled inside rural South Carolina.

 

Aric Almirola 2015 Season Driver Preview

Can Almirola build off of last season's Chase berth?
2015 driver profile for Aric Almirola on the NASCR Sprint Cup circuit.

Entering his fourth full season at Richard Petty Motorsports, Aric Almirola is a believer that a low level of offseason turbulence — a rarity for the organization — is reason to believe that his team can keep moving forward in 2015.

 

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