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April 01, 2016 17:02 ET

Castroneves Pulls April Fools' Prank Before Race

REV Group, Team Penske's Newest Sponsor, Captures Prank

PHOENIX, AZ --(Marketwired - April 01, 2016) - REV Group, Inc., Team Penske's newest sponsor, helped Helio Castroneves, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, capture one of IndyCar's ultimate April Fools' pranks -- exactly one day before the Phoenix Grand Prix, slotted for 8:30 p.m. EST Saturday, April 2 under the bright lights of Phoenix International Raceway.

During the prank, REV cameras captured Castroneves laid up on the couch of his new American Coach, a REV luxury coach unveiled to the driver in March, as he faked an ankle injury. Here's the video 

REV Group, a manufacturer of industry-leading vehicles, is the primary sponsor of Castroneves' No. 3 Chevrolet during the April 2 evening race. REV will also play host to a special VIP dinner Friday, April 1 at the Penske Museum and is sponsoring select 2016 races of the NASCAR XFININITY Series.

About REV Group, Inc.

REV Group, Inc., formerly Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), is a +$1.7 billion manufacturer of industry-leading motor vehicle brands serving recreation, commercial, fire and emergency markets. Within the commercial division, REV offers a full lineup of buses, sweepers, terminal trucks and mobility conversion vehicles. The Fire and Emergency division offers a complete line of fire apparatus and ambulance vehicles. Within the recreational vehicle division, the company produces motorized RVs under several of the industry's most iconic brands. For more information, visit revgroup.com.

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