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Richard Petty Motorsports Welcomes New Sponsor

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service

With full-time driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. behind the wheel, Richard Petty Motorsports will have a new sponsor on the vaunted No. 43 car in the 2018 Daytona 500 and at least two other events next year.

Click n’ Close, a division of Texas-based Mid America Mortgage has entered a partnership agreement with RPM as well as signing on as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR.”

“I’m excited to run in my first Daytona 500,” Wallace said. “And I think most of you guys know that Richard Petty and the No. 43 have done great things and have great numbers around the Daytona 500.”

Still to be determined is the make of car Wallace will drive in 2018. RPM currently fields Fords but has not yet announced a manufacturer affiliation for next year.

“I’ll let you know when I find out,” team co-owner Richard Petty said.

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