Aric Almirola has won his first career NASCAR Sprint series race at the rain shortened Daytona 400 driving the PWR Performance Products cooled Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsport.
It was the first time in 545 races that goes back to April 1999 that Richard Petty Motorsport has visited victory lane.
Almirola’s first Cup win came in his 125th career start. With eight races to determine the Chase for the Sprint Cup field and Almirola currently 21st in the point standings with this win, it will likely qualifying him for his first Chase appearance.
Brian Vickers driving a Toyota Camry finished in sec-ond position with Kurt Busch in a Chevrolet SS taking the final step on the podium.
The top 10 cars all used PWR Performance Prod-ucts.