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2012 #43 Smithfield Ford Fusion

2012 Smithfield Foods NASCAR paint scheme for Richard Petty Motorsports

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Original Autodesk 3DS Max render of the finalized 2012 version of the #43 Smithfield Ford Fusion driven by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola of Richard Petty Motorsports

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Autodesk 3DS Max render provided to Smithfield Foods depicting the proposed #43 Smithfield paint scheme on track

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Standing beside a newly wrapped 2012 #43 Smithfield car at the Richard Petty Motorsports race shop in Concord, North Carolina

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Posing with a newly wrapped 2012 #43 Smithfield car at the Richard Petty Motorsports race shop in Concord, North Carolina

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Standing with the previously raced Watkins Glen car as it sits in the Richard Petty Motorsports race shop

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"The King" Richard Petty signs the Smithfield press release announcing the new car design for 2012 and my custom diecast car at his Petty's Garage shop in Level Cross, NC

Aric Almirola's new 2012 #43 Smithfield paint scheme debuts during Sprint Showdown final practice

Aric Almirola's newly debuted 2012 #43 Smithfield paint scheme qualifies for the Sprint Showdown

Aric Almirola at Watkins Glen International 2012

Aric Almirola qualifies the #43 Smithfield Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports at Charlotte

Aric drives the #43 Smithfield Ford in NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying at Richmond Intl Raceway

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The #43 Smithfield Ford shares sponsorship with JaniKing during the June 3rd event at Dover International Speedway. (Photo credit: Troy Y. at Richard Petty Motorsports)

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The 2012 #43 car as it sits in the Richard Petty Museum of Randleman, North Carolina. Photo courtesy of Larry Laney and Bonnie Davis; Richard Pettty Museum staff

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My own personal custom 1/24th scale 2012 #43 Smithfield diecast car along side an autographed copy of my original render for this scheme

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My own personal custom 1/24th scale 2012 #43 Smithfield diecast car

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My own personal custom 1/24th scale 2012 #43 Smithfield diecast car on display

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The 2012 #43 Smithfield car as seen in the 'NASCAR: Inside Line' video game for Playstation 3, XBOX 360, and Nintendo Wii (Image and render taken from the game's official Facebook page)

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The 2012 #43 Smithfield car as seen in this screenshot from the 'NASCAR: Inside Line' video game

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The 2012 #43 Smithfield car as seen in another screenshot from the 'NASCAR: Inside Line' video game