Richard Petty Motorsports announces shake-up in team operations

It's been a hugely disappointing 2016 season for Richard Petty Motorsports, and Thursday morning the team announced a shake-up in its competition department to try and address its performance shortcomings.Out is Sammy Johns, RPM's director of race operations, who will be replaced temporarily by Philippe Lopez and Scott McDougall. Lopez is RPM's operations manager, while McDougall...
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August 31, 2016

NSCS: Petty Family Foundation and Richard Petty Museum Thank Local Fire Department After Recent Fire

Donate $1,000 to Level Cross Fire Department LEVEL CROSS, NC – (April 14, 2016) – The Petty Family Foundation donated $1,000 to the Level Cross (N.C.) Fire Department as their way of thanking the local firefighters for their help with a recent minor fire. Station 43 firefighters responded quickly last week after a small fire was reported at the current site of Petty’s...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Adds Brian Scott to Sprint Cup Series Lineup

Scott Will Compete for Rookie of the Year in First Full Sprint Cup Season MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 11, 2015) – Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that XFINITY Series veteran Brian Scott will join Aric Almirola in their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series lineup. The 2016 season will mark Scott’s first full-time Sprint Cup Series schedule, where he will have the opportunity to...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Scott, Richard Petty Join For 2016 Sprint Cup Series

HHP/Rusty Jarrett Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm December 11, 2015 Richard Petty Motorsports announced that XFINITY Series veteran Brian Scott will join Aric Almirola in their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series lineup. The 2016 season will mark Scott’s first full-time Sprint Cup Series schedule, where he will have the opportunity to compete for the Rookie of...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Sam Hornish Jr. Will Not Return to Richard Petty Motorsports

Speaking with the media over the weekend, Richard Petty announced that Sam Hornish Jr. will not return to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2015. Petty was directly asked whether Hornish would be driving the No. 9 entry, in which Petty responded, “No, I don’t think so.” “We’re still working on what we’re gonna do with the 9 car and crew and all that stuff,” he added. ...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Petty's in-house speed shop offering bodacious Mustangs

Richard Petty isn't slowing down at all, despite being 78 years old. Known to all as simply "The King," Petty continues to lead the Richard Petty Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team. And now the seven-time NASCAR champion is also working with Ford Motor Co. to create some bodacious limited edition 2016 Ford Mustangs for the street.   Petty's Garage, the King's in-house speed...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Go RPM – Win Hot Passes from northAmerican

Get ready to start your engines! North American Van Lines is excited to announce a promotional giveaway in collaboration with our partner, Richard Petty Motorsports. How to enter, promotion guidelines and full details are provided below. We look forward to sharing our love for Richard Petty Motorsports and racing with you over the next few months! Prize One winner will receive...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Statement after Accident in Orlando, Florida

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 13, 2015) - Richard Petty comments after the passing of Gary Terry, an employee of the Exotic Driving Experience:  “The entire Petty family, and everyone associated with Petty, is deeply saddened by the passing of Gary Terry yesterday.  Our prayers go out to his family and everyone affected by this tragedy.  We are all thinking about the family and...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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