Aric Almirola Wednesday Update, He’ll address media Friday, Smith to drive 43

Richard Petty Motorsports and Aric Almirola Provide Update on Injury Recovery at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday.

Richard Petty Motorsports and Aric Almirola, who suffered a compression fracture to his T5 Vertebra after a multi-car accident at Kansas Speedway Saturday night, will talk with the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway to provide an update on his injury and his recovery plan.

Regan Smith will drive the No. 43 Smithfield Ford in this weekend’s Monster Energy Open Race.