Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/7/12
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Aric Almirola is unclear about his racing plans for 2013. Almirola, 28, who showed promise as a substitute driver for Richard Petty Motorsports, was hired to pilot the venerable No. 43 Ford this season. Almirola replaced AJ Allmendinger after he left for Penske Racing at the end of last season. "I'm just working through this," Almirola said. "Richard (Petty, team owner) and Brian (Moffitt, general manager) got a lot of fires to put out. There are a lot of unanswered questions at our race team right now, and I'm one of those as well. "I think all in all I've learned a lot this year. It hasn't been exactly the year I was hoping for, but I learned a lot. I wish that we could get all the other stuff figured out so we could get ready for next year. We have a lot of stuff to work on as an organization to figure out which direction we're going." FOXSports.com first reported on Friday that RPM is considering a manufacturer's change for 2013 that would involve a technical partnership wit...
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