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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The potential blank space on Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is slowly being filled in. With World Wide Technology (WWT) announcing a six-race sponsorship of Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr., the team has fewer races that they need to sell. RPM has had several sponsors on Wallace’s Chevrolet this season including Click n’ Close (three-plus race deal), NASCAR Racing Experience, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, STP (three race deal), Smithfield’s partners (8-10 race agreement) Farmer John and Food Lion, Petty’s Garage, and MedallionRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30 drivers in the series leading into next month’s 60th running of the Daytona 500. Age: 33 Years in Cup: Six Full-Time, 244 Cup Series starts Career Wins: 1 (2014 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway) The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will be one of change for Aric Almirola, as he will have a new team, crew chief and car number. Officially announced back in November,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer One of the worst kept big ‘secrets’ is finally out. Stewart Haas Racing confirmed Aric Almirola would take the wheel of their No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Smithfield will adorn Almirola’s No. 10 for the entire season. This will not be the first time that Almirola will have been paired with team co-owner Tony Stewart. The duo were teammates for a time at Joe Gibbs Racing. Almirola ran in late models, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, andRead More