Richard Petty Motorsports Statement on Aric Almirola

1:29am Eastern Saturday
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – (May 14, 2017) – Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, was involved in a multi-car accident on Lap 199 during Saturday night’s race.

5/14 SUNDAY UPDATE: ALMIROLA RELEASED WITH BACK FRACTURE

5/17 WEDNESDAY UPDATE: ALMIROLA TO ADDRESS MEDIA FRIDAY, REGAN SMITH TO DRIVE 43 IN THIS WEEKENDS OPEN

Almirola was alert after the accident as safety professionals removed him from the car. He was transported by helicopter to a local medical facility for evaluation. He is in stable condition and will be held overnight for further observation.

Richard Petty Motorsports will provide further updates when appropriate.

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