Aric Almirola entered last fall’s Can-Am 500 with a nine-race streak of finishing on the lead lap at Phoenix International Raceway. He lost two in that event and finished 22nd.
Aric Almirola failed to score a single top-10 on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks last year and he started this season with a 27th at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Aric Almirola enters the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with four top-20s and they have all come in his last four attempts.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular Aric Almirola (No. 43 Ford Fusion), driving the No. 98 Fresh From Florida Ford Mustang led the first practice session for the XFINITY Series Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Aric Almirola earned his second career top-five at Daytona International Speedway when he crossed under the checkers fourth in the 59th running of the 500.
Aric Almirola posted the second-fastest speed in Saturday’s practice for the Daytona 500 with a lap of 193.054 mph.
With only one top-10 in his career at Daytona International Speedway, Aric Almirola will not anchor many fantasy rosters, but he could be one of the top choices to ‘center’ the lineup.
On the strength of a three-race, top-15 streak Aric Almirola has his best recent record at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Aric Almirola struggled to find momentum in 2016 and was never able to complete more than eight consecutive races.
Aric Almirola is a solid mid-cap pick this week on the strength of four consecutive top-20 finishes on short, flat tracks.
In addition to driving the No. 43 U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion SS in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series Cup Can-Am 500(k) at Phoenix Int’l Raceway, Aric Almirola will pilot the No. 98 Ford Mustang for Biagi-DenBeste Racing in the XFINITY Series Ticket Galaxy 200 on Saturday afternoon.
Aric Almirola had been running at the end of 21 consecutive races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks until he was involved in a lap-36 crash in the Hollywood Casino 400.
Aric Almirola earned his first top-10 in the past 33 races Sunday with an eighth in the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Aric Almirola blew an engine in his first Talladega SuperSpeedway attempt; this May he crashed and recorded only his second DNF of his career on this track.