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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Homestead Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his second career start at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season finale. Starting 20th, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender ran as high as seventh, battling a tight Toyota Tundra throughout the 134-lap event, and finished 13th behind race winner, William Byron. The top-15 result was Abreu’s second top-15 finish at the 1.5-mile track. battling a “loose on entry, and tight off” Toyota Tundra.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Homestead Preview

Race Information:

Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
Time: 8pm ET on FOX, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Distance: 134 laps/201 miles

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Phoenix Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his second career start at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 150. Starting a career-best third, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender maintained a position inside the top-10, battling a “loose on entry, and tight off” Toyota Tundra.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Phoenix Preview

Race Information:

Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Time: 10pm ET on FOX, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: 1-mile oval
Distance: 200 laps/200 miles

Monday, November 07, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Texas Motor Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his second career start at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Striping Technology 350. Starting 15th, Abreu was able to work his way inside the top-15 by lap 50, battling a free Toyota Tundra that got worse on the long runs.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Texas Motor Speedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Distance: 147 laps/220.5-miles

Monday, October 31, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Martinsville Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra, made his second career start at Martinsville Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Martinsville Preview

Race Information:

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 1:30pm ET on FOX, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: .526-mile paperclip
Distance: 200 laps/105.2-miles

Monday, October 24, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Talladega Superspeedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Talladega Superspeedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Fred’s 250. Starting 24th, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender worked his way through traffic, and overcame damage from the “Big One,” at lap 61, to finish fourth in the 94 lap event. The top-five result was Abreu’s second top-five finish of 2016 and the second of his young career.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Talladega Superspeedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 1:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: 2,66-mile superspeedway
Distance: 94 laps/250.04 miles

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Rico Abreu sweeps the Penny Newman Grain Cotton Classic weekend in Hanford

Two-time Chili Bowl champ Rico Abreu races to King of the West victory at the 31st Penny Newman Grain Cotton Classic in Hanford on Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rico Abreu, Aaron Reutzel and Chris Windom Sensational in Sprintacular

California, Texas and Illinois Drivers Top 119 Sprint Cars in Fast-Paced Season Finale
 

ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 8, 2016) – Fan favorite Rico Abreu, barnstorming Aaron Reutzel and USAC champion Chris Windom each won their respective features Saturday night at the “#LastCallForMethanol – Sprintacular.” The event concluded Eldora Speedway’s 63rd consecutive season of racing.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series DC Solar 350. Showing speed in both practice sessions on Saturday morning, including the fastest time in final practice, Abreu qualified 17th for the 146-lap event Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90

Track: 1.5-mile oval 

Distance: 146 laps/219 miles

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 New Hampshire Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175. Starting from the 21st position, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender ran as high as second, battling a “loose” Toyota Tundra for a majority of the 175-lap event.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 New Hampshire Preview

Race Information:
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 1:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90
Track: 1.028-mile oval
Distance: 175 laps/185.15 miles

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Chicago Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Chicagoland Speedway in Friday night’s American Ethanol E15 225. Starting 15th, the ThorSport Racing driver ran as high as fourth, but settled for a 19th-place finish, due to a tire issue late in the 150-lap event.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Chicago Preview

Race Information:
Date: Friday, September 16, 2016

Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio & SiriusXM Channel 90

Track: 1.5-mile Tri-Oval 

Distance: 150 laps/225 miles

Saturday, September 10, 2016

63rd Gold Cup: Abreu Gets the Gold

California Native Rico Abreu Wins a Wild Gold Cup Race of Champions Finale at Silver Dollar Speedway

by Gary Thomas
 

CHICO, Calif. – Sept. 10, 2016 — For the sixth time in seven years the Gold Cup Race of Champions trophy is staying in the Golden State after Rutherford, California’s Rico Abreu dominated much of the feature on Saturday, before holding off a late charge from Daryn Pittman to score his first career win in the 63rd running of the prestigious event.
 

A wild and intense 40-lap Gold Cup finale was presented to fans on Saturday night in Chico. The victory marked Abreu’s fifth career World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series triumph aboard the Abreu Vineyards No. 24 machine. It was his second win of the season to go along with his victory at the Ironman 55 in Pevely during the month of August.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Canada Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut in Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP). Starting 19th, the ThorSport Racing driver ran as high as 10th, but was credited with a 27th-place finish, and ultimately a DNF, due to an accident on lap 52 of 66 that resulted in heavy damage to his Safelite Toyota Tundra.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Canada Preview

Race Information:

Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016
Time: 2:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and MRN Radio 
Track: 2.459-mile road course 
Distance: 64 laps/157.37 miles

Monday, August 29, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Michigan Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Careers for Veterans 200. Showing speed in both practice sessions, Abreu qualified 15th, ran as high as third, and finished 13th.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Michigan Preview

Race Information:

Date: Saturday, August 27

Time: 1:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and MRN Radio 

Track: 2 mile oval

Distance: 100 laps/200 miles

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Bristol Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut in the rain delayed NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) Wednesday night. Showing speed in both practice sessions, Abreu made it to Round 2 in the unique, three-round NCWTS qualifying session, before a spin,

Monday, August 15, 2016

Rico Abreu - 2016 Bristol Preview

Race Information:

Date: Wednesday, August 17

Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and MRN Radio 

Track: .533-mile oval 

Distance: 200 laps/106.6 miles

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Knoxville Nationals: Rico Abreu wins Friday night feature

Abreu came from to a field of 77 contestants to become the 196th feature winner at Knoxville Speedway. His victory in the 410 A Main allowed him to transfer to the Saturday's A Main in the Knoxville Nationals. 

“I had to park it for BC,” Abreu said as he climbed from his car. 

Friday, August 12, 2016

Rico Abreu Parks It Hard on Hard Knox Friday — for B.C.

KNOXVILLE, Iowa - Aug. 12, 2016 - A year ago, on FVP Hard Knox Friday Night of the 55th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores, Bryan Clauson won the non-qualifier feature starting from third position and earned his 17th spot in the A Main the following night. Tonight, it was Rico Abreu who did the same — and he did it for Clauson.

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Rico Abreu is the Ironman

PEVELY, Mo. - Aug. 6, 2016 - Rico Abreu proved to be the strongest man Saturday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 as he powered forward and battled to the lead scoring his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the season and the Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55 presented by Walker.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Pocono Preview

Race Information:
Date: Saturday, July 30, 3016
Time: 1:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and MRN Radio 
Track: 2.5-mile tri-oval 
Distance: 60 laps/150 miles

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Eldora Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Eldora Speedway in the 4th annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby on Wednesday night at the famed “Big E.” The stand-out dirt driver started the unique, 150-lap, three-segment race, from the 27th position, ran as high as second, and finished a career-best third in the series only dirt-track event.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Eldora Speedway Preview

Race Information:
Date: Wednesday, July 20
Time: 9pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: .5-mile

 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Kentucky Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Kentucky Speedway in Thursday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Buckle Up In Your Truck 225. Starting 21st, the ThorSport Racing driver ran as high as 13th, but maintained a position inside the top-20 throughout the 150-lap event, and finished 15th, his sixth career top-15 result.

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Kentucky Speedway Preview

Race Information:
Date: Thursday, July 7
Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: 1.5-mile
Distance: 150 laps/225 miles

Monday, June 27, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Gateway Motor Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra, overcame adversity in his track debut at Gateway Motorsports Park (GMP) on Saturday, to bring home a 14th-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Drivin’ for Linemen 200.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Gateway Speedway Preview

Race Information:Date: Saturday, June 25
Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: 1.25-mile oval 
Distance: 160 laps/200 miles

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Iowa Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Speediatrics 200 at Iowa Speedway. Starting 14th, Abreu battled a "wrecking free" Toyota Tundra throughout the 200-lap event, and even recovered from a spin on lap 148, to finish 18th. 
 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Iowa Speedway Preview

Race Information:
Date: Saturday, June 18
Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: .875-mile oval 
Distance: 250 laps/218.75 miles

Monday, June 13, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Texas Motor Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). Following a solid run inside the top-10 for a majority of the 167-lap...

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Texas Motor Speedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Friday, June 10
Time: 9:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Distance: 167 laps/250.5 miles

Monday, June 06, 2016

RICO REIGNS AT KOKOMO, CLAUSON CAPTURES MIDGET WEEK TITLE

Rico Abreu finished off a stretch of Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports domination Sunday night at Kokomo Speedway, becoming the fifth driver from the team’s stable to win during the five nights of “Indiana Midget Week.”  However, a string of consistent finishes by RKR/Dooling Racing pilot Bryan Clauson throughout the week was enough to earn the Noblesville, Indiana driver his third “Indiana Midget Week” title.car race of the 2016 season.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Charlotte Motor Speedway Recap

Team Information:
Started: 10th
Finished: 20th
Laps: 133/134
Laps Led: 1
Status: Running
Driver Points: 18th
Owner Points: 19th

 

Rico Abreu Race Recap:

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday in the rain-postponed NC Education Lottery 200. Starting from the 10th position, when Friday afternoon’s qualifying session was cancelled due to rain, and the field was set based on the rule book – Thursday’s practice speeds...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Charlotte Motor Speedway Preview

Race Information:
Date: Friday, May 20
Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Distance: 134 laps/201 miles

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Dover Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass/Curb Records Toyota Tundra made his track debut at Dover International Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) JACOB Companies 200 on Friday. Starting from the 13th position, when qualifying was canceled due to weather, and the field was set based on the rulebook

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Dover Speedway Preview

Race Information:
Date: Friday, May 13
Time: 5:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1
Track: 1-mile concrete oval
Distance: 200 laps/200 miles

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Kansas Speedway Recap

Rico Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra, made his track debut in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. Showing speed in all three practice sessions on Thursday, Abreu was optimistic for his debut Friday night. le track

Monday, May 02, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Kansas Speedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Friday, May 6, 2016

Time: 8:30pm ET

Track: 167-lap event at the 1.5-mile track

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Rico Abreu Victorious in Silver Dollar Points Opener

With 22 Sprint Cars on hand for the 410 Sprint Car Points Opener at the Silver Dollar Speedway, we had some of the top names in west coast sprint car racing on hand. With a field of drivers including Abreu, Becker, Allard, Forsberg, etc. there was sure to be plenty of action on the racing surface. They did not disappoint, as they put on a great show with St. Helena, CA driver Rico Abreu winning his first sprint car race of the 2016 season.

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Martinsville Speedway Recap

The No. 98 Safelite/CURB Records Toyota Tundra driver started 20th and finished a career best 10th in Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Abreu, who was making his track debut at the “paperclip,” got shuffled back early on, but navigated his way through traffic battling a loose Toyota Tundra.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Martinsville Speedway Preview

Race Information:

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016

Time: 2:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1

Track: .526-mile paperclip

Distance: 250 laps/131.5 miles

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Rico Abreu – 2016 Atlanta Motor Speedway Recap

“We had a better Toyota Tundra than our finish. We got hung out on the outside a few times and I spun my tires. It gets really tricky on the outside, how slick it is."