No. 20 He Gets Us Toyota GR Supra News and Notes

  • ALMIROLA AT RICHMOND: Aric Almirola has made 29 starts at Richmond Raceway between the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series. In 23 Cup Series starts at the track, he posted a pair of top-five finishes and nine top-10s, including an eighth-place result last August. In seven Xfinity Series starts at Richmond, Almirola’s best finish was a seventh-place finish in September 2011. His most recent Xfinity Series start at Richmond Raceway came in April 2015.
  • XFINITY SERIES DEBUT: Almirola made his Xfinity Series debut at Richmond Raceway in May 2006. That night, he drove the No. 19 entry for Joe Gibbs Racing. Almirola started 12th and finished 32nd in the first of nine starts that season.
  • PHOENIX RECAP: Almirola started eighth and finished 31st in his most recent Xfinity Series start three weeks ago at Phoenix Raceway. He ran solidly inside the top 10 during the first half of the event before being collected in a multi-car accident on a lap-144 restart. The resulting damage ended Almirola’s race prematurely.
  • 20 TEAM IN 2024: Saturday’s race at Richmond Raceway marks Almirola’s first start in JGR’s No. 20 Toyota GR Supra after competing in the team’s No. 19 car at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The No. 20 team is off to a solid start this year with a win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, as well as two top-five finishes and three top-10s with John Hunter Nemechek behind the wheel.
  • JGR AT RICHMOND: Joe Gibbs Racing owns 11 Xfinity Series wins at Richmond Raceway. In 119 combined starts at the track, the organization has posted 32 top-five finishes, 61 top-10s, nine pole awards, and 2,590 laps led. Christopher Bell, Kyle Busch, Ty Gibbs, and Denny Hamlin have all driven JGR Toyotas to victory lane at the .75-mile track.
  • TUNE IN: Coverage of this weekend’s Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway is scheduled for Saturday, March 30, at 1:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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Aric Almirola, Driver of the No. 20 He Gets Us Toyota GR Supra

What do you expect going to Richmond this weekend?

“I feel like Richmond is a place we can have success. The JGR cars have been really good there over the years, but especially the last few years when you look at Ty (Gibbs) winning and then John Hunter (Nemechek) has had some really strong runs. We just have to avoid mistakes and put ourselves in position, but I think this is a great opportunity for JGR across the board. It’s just up to us to execute.”

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