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Richard Petty Statement after the Passing of Steve Byrnes

Richard Petty comments after the passing of Steve Byrnes:   "Steve was a person who had a real passion for his job and that's what made him stand out as one the best at what he did.   He was always humble too, and I never saw him treat anyone unfairly.  That's just how he did his job and lived his life.    He always treated myself, our family and our race teams with great...

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...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. to Drive Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 Ford Mustang in 10 XFINITY Series Races

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2015) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBeste Racing announced today that they will continue their partnership with Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. in the Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 Ford Mustang in 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races this season. Top talents,Almirola and Hornish drove for the team in four races in the XFINITY Series earlier this...
Via On Pit Road
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NCSC: Medallion Bank to Sponsor No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Team in 2015

Bank to Partner with Select Recreational and Home Improvement Companies Camping World to Partner with No. 9 Team at Las Vegas and Phoenix kamagra zsel rendels   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2015) – Medallion Bank announced today a strategic partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) to support RPM and the No. 9 Ford team driven by Sam Hornish Jr. Medallion...
Via On Pit Road
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ford teams up with Richard Petty to build 627-hp Mustang GT

Now here's a Mustang fit for a king. The King, that is. Petty's Garage, the performance house run by racing legend Richard Petty, has teamed up with Ford to build 143 special edition Mustang GTs. Petty Motorsports runs a Mustang in NASCAR's Xfinity series along with two Ford Fusions in Sprint Cup. One hundred of the cars will be Stage 1 models featuring a 627 hp supercharged Ford...
Via Fox Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

A Wish, Man Donates $10,000 to Petty Family Foundation

It had been over 10 years, but George Mason of Evansville, Indiana never forgot the day he met Richard and Kyle Petty at an appearance in his hometown.  It was after that meeting that Mason knew he wanted to make a donation to enrich the lives of the children at Victory Junction through the Petty Family Foundation.   Sadly, today the 74-year-old Mason is suffering from skin cancer...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Announces Driver Update to No. 9 Ford Team

CONCORD, N.C. (September 13, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the No. 9 team will move forward with a new driver in 2015. Marcos Ambrose, who has been with RPM since 2011, has informed the organization that he will return to his native home of Australia in 2015. This was a personal decision by Ambrose. At this time RPM is currently evaluating several driver...
Via On Pit Road
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports continues to mull manufacturer change

getty images Richard Petty Motorsports is considering a move away from Ford. At first owner Richard Petty elicited laughter when he broke the news. “We talk to everybody all the time; I’ve been talking to Volkswagen,” said Petty during a visit to the Dollar General’s annual Race Day. Currently RPM fields who cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with drivers Aric Almirola...
Via Tireball.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Comments on Passing of Patricia Petty

Patricia Petty, wife of Maurice Petty and sister-in-law to Richard Petty, passed away Sunday, May 11. Richard Petty offered the following statement:   "We all love Patricia. She was another cornerstone in the Petty family and was always there for Maurice and allowed us to do what we loved to do. She was just another special part of the family. We'll miss her and give our love...

Wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty dies

RANDLEMAN, N.C. (AP) Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, has died after battling cancer. She was 72.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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