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Newsmaker of the Week // Rico Abreu

The chant was said to have been the most raucous in the twenty-nine year history of the Tulsa, Oklahoma’s the Chili Bowl.

 And the chorus in unison heralded the efforts of one man.

 “Rico!, Rico!, Rico!”

 That man was Rico Abreu, who is among the most popular drivers in the country right now after winning Saturday’s Chili Bowl.

 Abreu is the real deal, an incredible driving talent whose on-track abilities transcend mere curiosity.

 He outran the best in the biggest Midget race of the year and takes momentum into the 2015 season.

 For his stylish effort, his popularity, and his high profile win, Rico Abreu is AARN’s Newsmaker Of The Week For January 20, 2015.