CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola will make his eighth start at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway this weekend in the No. 43 Smithfield Ford. Almirola posted his best finish of eighth at the .53-mile short track in 2008. Sitting 10th in points, the No. 43 Smithfield Ford teams looks for another solid finish in the Sprint Cup Series’ fourth race of the season.
Following Sprint Cup qualifying on Friday, Almirola will join Smithfield and Food City at Food City Race night in Hospitality Village in Turn Four to donate to a local charity through Smithfield’s initiative Helping Hungry Homes.
Highlights of Aric Almirola NASCAR Teleconference:
Aric, you ended last season on a strong note with two Top-10s in the last four races. Now three races into the season, you are tenth in points. What has made the biggest difference in your team’s continued success? Well, I think really just Todd Parrott and all the guys he has surrounding him. It’s the same group of guys we had in the last ten races of last y...