Kyle Petty says The King adjusting to life alone

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Richard Petty is spending his weekends at home mourning the death of his wife instead of his familiar spot at the racetrack.
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drive on: Richard Petty team perseveres through grief

As a tribute to Lynda Petty, Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola carried a sticker in her honor at Martinsville Speedway. In Sunday's STP 500, the two drivers provided the entire company a lift.
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers Head to Martinsville with Petty Family on Their Mind

With heavy hearts, Richard Petty Motorsports will head to the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway this weekend.STP will return as the primary sponsor of the No. 43 Ford with driver Aric Almirola and DEWALT will be the primary sponsor of the No. 9 Ford driven by Marcos Ambrose.Dale Inman, who the team asks for respect at the track, will serve as Grand Marshal on Sunday for Martinsville Speedway...

Richard Petty’s wife “The First Lady of NASCAR” Lynda passes away

At the age of 72, Lynda Gayle Owens Petty passed away peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, surrounded by family. Known as the first women of NASCAR, she was married with Richard Petty for over 50 years.  Petty has been fighting cancer over the past several years. “On behalf of the France Family and everyone at NASCAR, I want to offer sincere condolences to the...
Via On Pit Road
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
22 days ago  |  Discuss


Lynda Gayle Owens Petty, 72, one of the first women of NASCAR and its most beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina today. She was surrounded by her family.Affectionately known as "Mrs. Lynda" to so many, Lynda Petty set a standard for being a loving, supportive and, when needed, an authoritative wife and mother...

WATCH: Richard Petty to Danica Patrick: Let's race!

“The King” isn’t going to backdown from a challenge. A week ago, the legendary Richard Petty was extremely critical of the female NASCAR pinup driver Danica Patrick’s race record, saying that she could only win if nobody was on the track. This resulted in a response from her team owner and friend Tony Stewart, who issued […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty: Danica Patrick will never win

Richard Petty is NASCAR’s winningest driver with 200 career wins in it’s top-tier Cup Series, and while “The King” has seen numerous first time winners in recent years he doesn’t expect Danica Patrick to join that list. According to Petty, there is only one way Patrick could win [...]
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty rips Danica Patrick's driving abilities

NASCAR Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Did Richard Petty, a seven-time Cup champion and Hall of Famer really take a stab at a current driver? Did he really mean to go there with such a popular driver that is known all around the world? Yes. The “King” made some harsh comments about Danica Patrick on Sunday at a Motorsports Expo in Toronto. “The only way Danica Patrick can win a race...
Via Race Review Online
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Petty completes Petty clan in Hall of Fame

The Petty dynasty is now completely represented in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Maurice Petty was formally inducted Wednesday night into the Hall, joining his father, brother and cousin as members of the exclusive group. Maurice Petty was the first member of the fifth class to be inducted during Wednesday night's ceremony. ''The Chief'' was inducted by brother Richard...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

This week in MLB replay reviews

Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

12 college football coaches who are on the rise

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.