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RPM May Be Considering Switch From Ford To Toyota

[1]FoxSports.com [2] is reporting that Richard Petty met with officials from Toyota and Michael Waltrip Racing Sunday and Monday, which could mean the team is considering a switch from Ford Fusions from Roush Fenway Racing to Toyota Camrys from MWR. At this point, this is purely speculation.

It also appears that George Gillett is not a part of this deal. Rumors are circulating that Petty is looking for investors so that he can purchase the majority interest [3] of RPM from Gillett.

In related news, Gillett’s Booth Creek Resort Properties sold its Northstar-at-Tahoe to Vail Resorts for $63 million, according to Sirius Speedway [4].  Without the sale, RPM would have been in danger of missing the AMP Energy Juice 500 at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, sources say.