At Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware on October 1, 2016. CIA Stock Photo

March 1, 2017, Blog, homeslider

Atlanta Motor Speedway Race Preview

“Daytona is its own animal. We’re thrilled we got a fourth-place finish this week to start our season off on a high note. But, we’re looking forward to seeing where we compare to the competition in Atlanta. We felt like we really needed to improve our intermediate track program and worked really hard in the off season to get where we need to be


February 27, 2017, Blog, homeslider

Smithfield, Winn-Dixie & Almirola with RPM Donate Protein to Food Bank

This week, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry HomesĀ® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and raising awareness of food insecurity across the country, joined forces with Winn-Dixie and Aric Almirola with Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) to donate 60,000 pounds of protein to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

At Daytona Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida  on February 24, 2017. CIA Stock Photo

February 27, 2017, Blog, homeslider

Daytona Xfinity – Powershare QQQ 300 Race Report 2.25.17

Aric Almirola piloted the No. 98 Fresh From Florida Ford for Biagi DenBeste Racing to kick off the 2017 season of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Almirola started the Powershare QQQ 300 from the 22nd position but quickly raced his way to the Top 15 by Lap 3 at his home track, Daytona International Speedway. Lap 5 brought out the first of ten cautions for the night.


February 27, 2017, Blog, homeslider

Daytona – Can-AM Duel Race Report

“It was a good run for us,” said Almirola. “I think that our Smithfield Ford Fusion had good speed in it. We mixed it up there a bit. I thought we had better car; I just couldn’t make the moves when I wanted to. We’ll find some more speed in our car. All in all, it was a decent race for us, and I think we have good momentum heading into the Daytona 500.

At Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia on April 29, 2016. CIA Stock Photo

January 26, 2017, Blog, homeslider

Fresh From Florida Returns with Almirola & RPM 2017

Fresh From Florida Campaign Returns with Aric Almirola and Richard Petty Motorsports

Almirola to Run Six Races in Fresh From Florida backed Ford in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 24, 2017) – Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today that the “Fresh From Florida” campaign will return for their fourth season with Aric Almirola and RPM. Through the partnership, Almirola, who is Fresh From Florida himself, will drive the No. 43 Fresh From Florida Ford at Talladega Superspeedway (May 7) and the No. 98 Fresh From Florida Ford at Daytona International Speedway for both NASCAR XFINITY races, as well as Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 4), Talladega Superspeedway (May 6) and Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 27).

The partnership will kick off during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway, perfectly timed for peak season for strawberries, tomatoes, sweet corn and peppers. A Florida native, Almirola knows the importance of agriculture in Florida’s economy.

“I’m excited for another winning season with ‘Fresh From Florida'” said Almirola. “Being from Florida, I understand how important agriculture is for Florida’s economy, not to mention, how delicious the produce is! Eating healthy is very important to me and my family and so is fresh produce. We make meals based on the growing season and are always sure to ask for Fresh From Florida produce. I invite all of you to be a member of this winning team, so ask for Fresh From Florida by name when you shop.”

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