One of his best tracks with 13 starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Aric Almirola (#43 Smithfield Ford Fusion) has a top-finish of third place at Bristol Motor Speedway in the 2014 spring race.
Aric Almirola has not yet cracked the top 10 in 2016, but with three top-15s in five starts he is solidly in the top 16 in the points’ standings. Almirola currently sits in 13th ahead of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Matt Kenseth, and Chase Elliott.
Aric Almirola fell from seventh to 24th in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He was the first driver one lap off the pace.
Aric Almirola paces the afternoon test session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway leading up to Sunday's Kobalt 400.
Aric Almirola (#43 Smithfield Ford Fusion) scored two consecutive Top-15 finishes to start the 2016 season (12th in the historic Daytona 500 and 15th in Atlanta).
Aric Almirola sustained some damage in the pits at Atlanta. He backed into another car and dented the back bumper.
Kurt Busch spun in a single-car crash with a handful of laps remaining, but NASCAR did not throw a caution. Meanwhile in an unrelated incident, Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards triggered a multi-car accident that also collected Kyle Busch, Aric Almirola, and Casey Mears.
Aric Almirola has the 25th-best average finish on restrictor-plate, superspeedways despite winning the 2014 Coke Zero 400. Including one failure to qualify in 22 starts, his average of the big tracks is 23.32.
NASCAR announced the 25 eligible drivers for the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 13.
Aric Almirola scored six top-10s in 2015, which would have made him of limited use but for one factor: All but one of them was scored in the final 11 races of the season, which made him a predictable value.
Aric Almirola (#43 Smithfield Foods Ford Fusion) finished 41st in the November 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Aric Almirola enters the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway with a five-race, top-20 streak on short tracks, which is a sweep of the 2015 season. His spring Martinsville attempt ended in a 12th-place result.
Aric Almirola finished 10th in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to record his fourth top-10 finish in the last five races.
Aric Almirola was running 11th when the final caution waved over the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway and he opted to pit for four tires. The rest of the lead lap cars followed him down pit road and he restarted in that same position, but with four fresh feel-goods on his machine, he surged to fifth in the final rundown.