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Richard Petty Motorsports Ready to Dig Deep in August Run

With the month of July ending, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) heads into August with four races on the slate.  Events at Pocono Raceway, Watkins Glen International, Michigan International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway will give drivers Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish the opportunity to race into The Chase for the Sprint Cup.     After Sunday's race at the Indianapolis...

2006 Indianapolis 500 Winner, Hornish, Returns to the Brickyard with Richard Petty Motorsports

For Sam Hornish Jr., returning to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is like coming home. Hornish's memories of the 2.5-mile track start at an early age, attending the Indianapolis 500 with his father. A short time later, he went from a spectator to a competitor, competing in one of the most prestigious races in the nation. In 2006, he joined the likes of Foyt, Andretti and Unser...

Richard Petty Motorsports Races Back Into Chase in New Hampshire

A Top-15 finish Sunday afternoon at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway has now placed Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) back onto the Chase Grid.  Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team finished 15th and is now the 16th-seeded driver in the Chase with seven races left before the grid is locked. Almirola has gained 61 points the past two races and has built momentum heading...

NSCS: Petty Family Makes Statement on Buddy Baker

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 8, 2014) – The Petty Family is saddened to hear of the recent health news of Buddy Baker. Baker raced for Petty Enterprises in 1971 and 1972, winning one race each season.   “Buddy has been a part of the NASCAR family for a long, long time, and he’s also a part of our family. He raced with us, shared his stories with us and became our friend. Our thoughts...
Via On Pit Road
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Sonoma 350 Qualifying Report

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) is in Napa Valley this weekend for Sunday’s first road course race of the season at the Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.   Friday, teams entered the track for two practice sessions.  Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 9 Jacob Companies Ford was a Top-10 car in both sessions.  On Saturday, the track didn’t have the speed from Friday and Hornish qualified 24th...
Via On Pit Road
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: From Horses to Horsepower, E.E. Ward Moves Into High Gear with Richard Petty Motorsports

One of the Nation’s Oldest Minority-owned Businesses Will Write the Next Chapter of its 134-year History with Racing Legend Richard Petty. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 22, 2015) – Richard Petty Motorsports welcomes Columbus, Ohio based E.E. Ward Moving & Storage, one of the country’s oldest minority-owned businesses, as an associate sponsor on the No. 43 WinField Ford Mustang...
Via On Pit Road
May 22, 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

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
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