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FYI WIRZ: Richard Petty Powers Up Postal Service’s Muscle Car Stamps

Daytona International Speedway is known across the world for the Daytona 500, the “Great American Race,” but the days leading up to that huge date are known as Speedweeks with preliminary races and promotional events. Richard Petty and Kyle Petty joined postmaster general Patrick Donahoe on February 22 to announce a special first-day-of-issue of Muscle Cars stamps in the infield FanZone area at DIS. It’s all about speed—historic speed that hit the streets decades ago in the flashy form of muscle cars from Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge. The era soon gave way to more fuel-efficient models as gasoline got pricy and scarce, but the lore of the sleek cars with motor strength lived on. Now those muscle cars—Pontiac GTO, ...

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