RICHARD PETTY RUMORS

Happy birthday to Dale Inman, one of NASCAR's true pioneers

NASCAR Hall of Fame crew chief Dale Inman turned 80 today and his cousin Richard Petty took Inman to a Waffle House in Bristol Friday morning  to celebrate.Inman is kind of a big deal -- he's the only crew chief in history with eight NASCAR Premier Series championships. Seven of those came with The King, and the eighth with fellow NASCAR Hall of Fame member Terry Labonte.Happy Birthday...
Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Grandson of Richard Petty wins first stock car race

Thad Moffitt, 15, won at Anderson Motor Speedway in South Carolina.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Thad Moffitt, Grandson of Richard Petty, Wins First Stock Car Event

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 15, 2016) – Thad Moffitt, the 15-year-old grandson of “The King” Richard Petty, won his first stock car event Saturday night at the Anderson (S.C.) Motor Speedway.  Moffitt took the pole and then the checkered during Saturday night’s Southeast Limited Late Model Daytona 1 Challenger Series race. In partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago

Original Adam Petty diecasts to go on sale

Here's a great idea for a great cause: The Level Cross, N.C-based Petty Museum is now selling original Adam Petty No. 45 diecast cars in 1/64 scale and 1/12 scale at a cost of $8 and $45 dollars, respectively.Adam, a fourth-generation racer for the Petty family, died in a crash in May 2000 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.Proceeds from sale of the diecast cars will benefit the...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Kurt Busch sets NASCAR record with run at Pocono Raceway

Normally, finishing ninth in a race wouldn't be a great cause for celebration. But Kurt Busch's run at Pocono Raceway on Monday earned him a place in the NASCAR record book.With his result in the Pennsylvania 400, Busch has now completed every single lap run in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season this year. No one before him had ever finished on the lead lap for 21 NASCAR Premier...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Secures Robb Rogers as Pit Crew Coach

26-year Veteran Joins Iconic NASCAR Team to Coach Pit Crews MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 26, 2016) – Richard Petty Motorsports secured 36-year-veteran coach Robb Rogers to lead the pit crews for both Sprint Cup Series teams and the XFINITY Series team. Rogers brings a varied resume with experience training emerging athletes to first round picks, Olympians to soccer moms, walk on free...
Via On Pit Road
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via On Pit Road
April 14, 2016  |  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...
Via Motor Racing Digest
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. ...
Via On Pit Road
November 16, 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...
Via Motor Racing Digest
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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