Countdown to Daytona: Richard Petty's staggering numbers in the No. 43

With only 43 days left until the 2017 Daytona 500 on FOX, it’s a special day.Why? Because there arguably is no number more iconic in NASCAR than the No. 43 that Richard Petty used to motor to 192 of his record 200 victories in NASCAR’s top series.The numbers Petty compiled en route to his seven championships, which remains tied for most all time with the late Dale Earnhardt and...
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3 days ago

Carl Edwards’ retirement could spark a trend for NASCAR drivers retiring in their prime

In a completely unexpected move, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards announced that he wasn’t going to race in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 37-year-old Edwards didn’t completely say the word “retirement,” but the emotional Edwards sure seemed like he was at the very least not going to race full-time anymore. NASCAR Xfinity Champion Daniel Suarez will take over...
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Richard Petty hopes to top $535,000 mark with new Mustang up for auction

Richard Petty doesn’t fool around when it comes to putting one of his customized Ford Mustangs up for auction.The last time he did it, a customized Mustang built by his company, Petty’s Garage, brought in more than half a million dollars that was donated to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.The exact total of that winning bid at auction was, in fact, a cool $535,000. That was...
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10 days ago

WATCH: Football - Richard Petty Driving School

The Hokies spent the morning racing around Charlotte Motor Speedway at over 150 miles per hour.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Petty's Garage grows with $2.4 million investment as RPM shrinks

Richard Petty Motorsports, the racing arm of Hall of Famer Richard Petty's empire, may be shrinking. But Petty's Garage, the self-described "high-performance speed shop" that specializes in building and restoring customized muscle cars for collectors and everyday street use, continues to grow.Petty's Garage has announced it will expand its shop in Level Cross, North Carolina, at...
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26 days ago

WATCH: Richard Petty on Johnson's Historic Success I NASCAR RACEDAY

Richard Petty discusses the significance of Jimmie Johnson attempting to capture his 7th title, and why he is the best driver of his time.
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Scott announces he'll retire after 2016 season

Richard Petty Motorsports and Brian Scott announced this morning that he'll retire from NASCAR competition at the end of the 2016 Sprint Cup season.Scott made his NASCAR national series debut in 2007 in the Camping World Truck Series. After competing with the trucks for three seasons, he moved up to the XFINITY Series and raced there full-time until last season.The 28-year-old made...
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November 10, 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

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

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