Aric Almirola

Darrell Wallace, Jr. (USA Today)
June 06, 2017 - 1:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first black driver to race at NASCAR's top level since 2006 when he replaces injured Aric Almirola this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Almirola fractured a vertebra in a fiery wreck last month at the Kansas Speedway, and is still recovering...
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USA Today
May 19, 2017 - 2:35 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Aric Almirola has been advised he could miss up to three months of the NASCAR season with a fractured vertebra. Almirola says he'll heed his doctor warnings and not rush his way back to a race car, which could take eight to 12 weeks. He also says doctors warned him that further...
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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has been released from the University of Kansas Medical Center a day after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick on Saturday night when they were sent into the wall in...
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