NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Aric Almirola's name.
March 29, 2017
STP 500 Preview: Surviving the Brutal Short Track
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at the Martinsville short track where Denny Hamlin is usually the driver to beat.
March 16, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Camping World 500
C.J. Radune advises fantasy owners that theyíll have to sacrifice roster depth to give Kevin Harvick a spot in lineups, but with his eight wins at the track, Harvick is a must-have driver this week.
March 15, 2017
Camping World 500 Preview: Harvick's House
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway, which has been one of Kevin Harvick's top statistical ovals.
March 9, 2017
Kobalt Tools 400 Preview: Trends Begin to Emerge
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race at Las Vegas where Kevin Harvick hopes the intermediate oval will produce another repeat winner.
March 1, 2017
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Preview: Shifting Gears to Atlanta
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race at Atlanta as Joey Logano will try to pick up where he left off last season on cookie-cutter ovals.
February 22, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Daytona 500
C.J. Raduneís weekly column is back, as are some familiar faces competing in this yearís 2017 Daytona 500, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed much of the 2016 season with a concussion.
February 21, 2017
Daytona 500 Preview: The Great American Race
Mark Taylor breaks down the first NASCAR race of the year as the 2017 season kicks off at Daytona where Joey Logano looks to continue to be a force on the circuit's big ovals.
February 20, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Updated 2017 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor revisits his 2017 driver rankings with a February update before Daytona, but Joey Logano is still on top.
February 7, 2017
2017 Xfinity Series: Driver Rankings
Perry Missner ranks the top drivers on the Xfinity circuit as Kyle Busch is set to help the Joe Gibbs team to pile up the wins.
January 13, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Final 2016 Loop Stats
Check out how every driver stacked up last season on NASCAR's top circuit, including points champion Jimmie Johnson, who captured his seventh title.
January 11, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Sleepers & Busts
Mark Taylor breaks down the drivers who will lead owners to success in 2017 and those who should be avoid at all costs, like Danica Patrick.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor ranks the 2017 Monster Energy Cup drivers as Joey Logano returns to continue to his three-year streak as perhaps the circuit's most dominant driver.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Driver Projections
Mark Taylor projects wins, poles and more for all of NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup drivers for this season.
November 9, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Can-Am 500
C.J. Radune says that with six wins out of the last eight races at Phoenix, Kevin Harvick will be the man to beat this weekend.
October 20, 2016
Alabama 500 Preview: Separation Sunday
Mark Taylor analyzes this weekend's finale for the Round of 12 as the Chase cuts the down to eight cars, raising the stakes for the likes of Brad Keselowski, a four-time Talladega winner.
October 13, 2016
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Round of 12 Continues
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's Round of 12 race in the Chase for the Cup as Jimmie Johnson looks to keep it going after roaring back to life last week.
October 12, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
Is Kyle Buschís trouble with Kansas Sprint Cup races well behind him after his win there earlier this spring? Thatís what C.J. Radune is banking on with his higher-risk lineup.
October 5, 2016
Bank of America 500 Preview: Let the Round of 12 Begin
Mark Taylor analyzes the second round of the Chase for the Cup as Martin Truex Jr.'s championship chances are growing by the day.
October 4, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Bank of America 500
Defending his win in last yearís Bank of America 500 is Joey Logano, who hasnít finished worse than 11th in any of the last eight races and is a solid choice for C.J. Raduneís lower-risk lineup.
September 29, 2016
Citizen Soldier 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 12
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race at Dover as we advance to the next round of the Chase where Kevin Harvick hopes to keep the good luck rolling.
September 22, 2016
New England 300 Preview: Kenseth's Rally Point
Mark Taylor analyzes the next race in the Chase for the Cup as Matt Kenseth looks to continue to be the king of the hill at the Magic Mile.
September 21, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: New England 300
C.J. Raduneís lower-risk lineup features Kevin Harvick, whoís been threatening to visit Victory Lane for a number of weeks and who has three top-fives from his last four New Hampshire races.
September 15, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
C.J. Radune says strategy, tire management and clean work on pit road will be factors in winning at Chicagoland. Can two-time track winner Tony Stewart put aside his temper to secure a victory?
September 14, 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 Preview: Let the Chase Begin!
The Chase for the Cup is here, and Mark Taylor has all the details for the opening race as Denny Hamlin comes to Chicago energized and ready to make a run at his first championship.
DraftKings NASCAR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
Itís the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and Kyle Busch sits atop C.J. Raduneís higher-risk lineup with four consecutive top-10s at Chicagoland Speedway.
September 8, 2016
Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview: Prelude to the Chase
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway where Kevin Harvick is just too good to ignore.
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400
C.J. Raduneís higher-risk lineup for Richmond is lead by Denny Hamlin and offers more balance between high- and low-priced drivers, but also takes some risks on folks who havenít had the greatest luck recently.
September 7, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400
The last four races at Richmond have all been won by a driver who started in the first two rows, which means raw speed is crucial. Brad Keselowski has excelled at this track in recent years.
September 1, 2016
Bojangles' Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Darlington where Kyle Busch hopes to rebound in a big way at the track that's too tough to tame.
August 18, 2016
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Preview: The Last Great Colosseum
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Bristol where Carl Edwards aims to get back into victory lane in prime time at bull ring of Thunder Valley.