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Nationwide Series - Edwards To Drive World Financial Group Ford At Phoenix

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CONCORD, Nov. 9, 2011: World Financial Group, Inc. (WFG) has joined forces with NASCAR-series championship team Roush Fenway Racing to sponsor the No. 60 World Financial Group Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Nov. 12 at the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. The No. 60 WFG Ford Mustang will be driven by the 2007 Nationwide Series Champion Carl Edwards.

"I am honored to be teamed back up with World Financial Group,” said Edwards. “They are a great group of people. We have had a lot of success with them in the past, especially at Phoenix International Raceway. We have won two races there wearing the World Financial Group colors and plan on getting them to victory lane again this year."

Edwards, one of NASCAR's brightest superstars, actively competes in NASCAR's Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series. A native of Columbia, Mo., Edwards has accumulated two NASCAR-sanctioned track championships, three Rookie-of-the-Year honors, and more than 75 feature wins while racing on both dirt and pavement tracks across the country within the first 10 years of his career.

World Financial Group, Inc. has a rich history with Roush Fenway Racing. WFG partnered with Roush Fenway as one of Carl Edwards' first sponsors in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2004, and continued to sponsor Edwards and other Roush Fenway drivers in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Series’ through 2008.