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Aric Almirola
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Almirola at Pocono Raceway in 2021
Born Aric Michael Almirola
March 14, 1984 (1984-03-14) (age 37)
Eglin Air Force Base
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg)
Achievements 2014 Coke Zero 400 winner
2018 500 winner
2021 Bluegreen Vacations Duel winner
2021 All Star Open winner
NASCAR Cup Series career
374 races run over 14 years
Car no., team No. 10 (Stewart-Haas Racing)
2020 position 15th
Best finish 5th (2018)
First race 2007 UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 (Las Vegas)
Last race 2020 FanShield 500 (Phoenix)
First win 2014 Coke Zero 400 (Daytona)
Last win 2021 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (Loudon)
Wins Top tens Poles
3 82 3
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
102 races run over 11 years
2018 position 98th
Best finish 4th (2011)
First race 2006 Circuit City 250 (Richmond)
Last race 2018 Zippo 200 at The Glen (Watkins Glen)
First win 2007 AT&T 250 (Milwaukee)
Last win 2017 Sparks Energy 300 (Talladega)
Wins Top tens Poles
3 38 5
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
78 races run over 8 years
2012 position 90th
Best finish 2nd (2010)
First race 2005 O'Reilly 200 (Memphis)
Last race 2012 WinStar World Casino 350K (Texas)
First win 2010 Dover 200 (Dover)
Last win 2010 VFW 200 (Michigan)
Wins Top tens Poles
2 38 0
Statistics current as of July 19, 2021.

Aric Almirola (born March 14, 1984) is an American professional stock car racing driver of Cuban descent. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 10 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing. A graduate of Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Almirola attended the University of Central Florida to work on a degree in mechanical engineering before leaving to pursue a career in racing. His nickname is The Cuban Missile because of his Cuban heritage.

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