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Thomas Built Buses Sponsors NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski in Toyota Owners 400

Contact: nicholas.smith@daimler.com

HIGH POINT, N.C. – April 22, 2016 – In honor of its 100th anniversary, Thomas Built Buses will sponsor Brad Keselowski as he drives the No. 2 Thomas Built Buses Ford Fusion in the Toyota Owners 400. The race will take place at Richmond International Raceway April 24 at 1:00 p.m. Part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, this will mark Thomas Built Buses’ first appearance in a NASCAR race.

On Friday, April 22, Keselowski, who is a member of Team Penske, will take a group of 50 students around the track in Thomas Built Buses’ popular Saf-T-Liner® C2 CNG school bus. This once-in-a-lifetime ride will be a moment to remember for these students.

“Our sister brand, Alliance Truck Parts, has sponsored Brad the past two years,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “We are pleased to have a presence at one of Brad’s races this year and to share our 100th anniversary with Keselowski fans. Our dealers and employees are excited, and we hope this race will be something to remember for our customers and the children who ride our buses every day.”

Tickets for the race are available by calling the Richmond International ticket hotline at 866-455-7223 or at RIR.com. And for those not able to attend, the Toyota Owners 400 will be televised on FOX. Check listings for local broadcast times.

To learn more about Brad Keselowski and Team Penske click here.

About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at www.thomasbus.com or at http://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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