#239 – Aric Almirola

The Life of Dad Show - Episode 239 - Aric Almirola

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about how they try to not spoil their kids by purchasing random toys or gifts. They get inspired from Art’s chat with NASCAR driver, Aric Almirola, who chooses not to buy his kids toys for no good reason. He feels like his kids need to work for the things they get in life.

Aric Almirola‘s journey to racing’s limelight began in 1992, when he began go-kart racing at the age of eight. He quickly collected championships at both the state and local levels, and advanced to national competition in 1998.

Almirola solidified his racing talents in the World Karting Association when he earned the pole for the series’ prestigious Grand National event in Daytona. He finished the year fourth in the national standings.

Aric is married to his wife, Janice, and they have two children, Alex and Abby

Follow Aric Almirola on Twitter @aric_almirola, Facebook, and AricAlmirola.com.

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