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Watch: Aric Almirola shows off new digital dashboard

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

This year, NASCAR has mandated the use of a digital dashboard in all NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, which is a big step forward.

In this video from Ford Performance, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Aric Almirola shows off his new digital dash on the No. 43 RPM Ford Fusion with additional detail from crew chief Trent Owens, and the team's director of engineering Scott McDougall.

Almirola won the July 2014 race at Daytona International Speedway and is looking forward to a competitive Speedweeks this time around.

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