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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
According to a team release, the United States Air Force will once again have it’s colors on the No. 43 Ford Fusion that is driven by Aric Almirola in 2013. This will mark the fifth season that the US Air Force has been a sponsor for Richard Petty Motorsports, and it is now the 13th year that the military branch has been in NASCAR.
Almirola is a natural pairing for the US Air Force, as his father served for the branch and he himself was born on an Air Force base in Eglin, Florida. In the team release Almirola broke down how perfect his partnership with the USAF is.
“I’m really proud of how Richard Petty Motorsports helps connect the Air Force with race fans,” the 28-year-old driver said. “We go out to the Air Force display and the swear-ins at the track, and it’s great to see people lined up wanting to learn about the technology and the opportunities available. It’s a perfect partners...
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Concord, N.C. -The U.S. Air Force will once again partner with Richard Petty Motorsports to connect with America’s best and brightest young adults. The U.S. Air Force will serve as an associate sponsor on Aric Almirola’s No. 43 Ford for the entire 2013 season and as a primary sponsor at the Memorial Day weekend race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Fourth of July weekend race...
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Concord, N.C. (February 4, 2012) -The U.S. Air Force will once again partner with Richard Petty Motorsports to connect with America's best and brightest young adults. The U.S. Air Force will serve as an associate sponsor on Aric Almirola's No. 43 Ford for the entire 2013 season and as a primary sponsor at the Memorial Day weekend race at Charlotte...
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