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CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Air Force Ford team look to repeat last year’s speed in the Coca-Cola 600. Almirola and team won the pole in last year’s 600-mile event and finished 16th in his Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway debut. In just his second start at the 1.5-mile track, Almirola started 15th and drove to the 12th position. The United States Air Force will adorn the hood of the No. 43 Ford this weekend. This will mark the 13th consecutive season the Air Force has been involved in NASCAR, five of which were with Richard Petty Motorsports. Charlotte Motor Speedway has many events that include the Air Force, as well as other branches of the military, as the sport works to give back during this patriotic weekend. Fans will have many opportunities to meet and see Almirola this week. The Tampa, Fla., native will participate in the fifth annual King’s Cup – Karting for A Cause to raise money for the Paralyzed Veterans of America tonight at Victory Lane Karting. Almirol...
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