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Richard Lee Petty , nicknamed "The King", is an American former stock car racing driver who raced from 1958 to 1992 in the former NASCAR Grand National and Winston Cup Series , most notably driving the No. 43 Plymouth/Pontiac for Petty Enterprises. He was the first driver to win the Cup Series championship seven times , while also winning a record 200 races during his career. This included winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times and winning a record 27 races in one season . Statistically, he is the most accomplished driver in the history of the sport, and is one of the most respected figures in motorsports as a whole. Petty remains very active in the sport as both a NASCAR team owner in the Cup Series, and owner of Petty's Garage in Level Cross, North Carolina.

Richard Petty
Petty at Allegiant Stadium in 2021
BornRichard Lee Petty
(1937-07-02) July 2, 1937 (age 84)
Level Cross, Randolph County, North Carolina, U.S.
Achievements1964, 1967, Grand National Series Champion
1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979 Winston Cup Series Champion
Tied with Dale Earnhardt and Jimmie Johnson for most NASCAR Cup Series Championships (7)
1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981 Daytona 500 Winner
1967 Southern 500 Winner
1975, 1977 World 600 Winner
1983 Winston 500 Winner
All-Time Wins Leader in NASCAR Cup Series (200)
All-Time Poles Leader in NASCAR Cup Series (123)
Holds record for most NASCAR Cup Series wins in a season (27 in 1967)
Holds record for most consecutive NASCAR Cup Series wins (10 in 1967)
Most all time wins at Daytona International Speedway (10)
Awards1959 Grand National Series Rookie of the Year
NASCAR's Most Popular Driver (1962, 1964, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978)
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (1989)
International Motorsports Hall of Fame (1997)
NASCAR Hall of Fame (2010)
Diecast Hall of Fame (2011)
Named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1992)
NASCAR Cup Series career
1,184 races run over 35 years
Best finish1st (1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979)
First race1958 Jim Mideon 500 (Toronto)
Last race1992 Hooters 500 (Atlanta)
First win1960 untitled race (Southern States)
Last win1984 Firecracker 400 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
200 712 123
NASCAR Convertible Division career
15 races run over 2 years
Best finish4th (1959)
First race1958 Race No. 14 (Columbia)
Last race1959 Race No. 14 (Greenville-Pickens)
First win1959 Race No. 13 (Columbia)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 8 10
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Richard Petty's About

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Over the course of his famous NASCAR career, he won the Daytona 500 seven times. Richard Petty Motorsports, his racing team, became one of the most successful on the circuit.

Richard Petty Family life

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He had four children, including NASCAR driver Kyle Petty , with his wife Lynda.

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Richard Petty Before Fame

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His father was a champion racer, thus he grew up around racing.

Richard Petty Trivia

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He was known as The King and became a 5-time Winston Cup Series Champion.

Net Worth

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Richard Petty's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022?
According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Richard Petty has an estimated net worth of $65 Million at the age of 85 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Race car driver, Voice Actor, Restaurateur from United States. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources

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Richard Petty Height Weight

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At the age of 85, Richard Petty height is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m).

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He gave a voice cameo in the movie Cars with Jay Leno .

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Facts About Richard Petty

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● Richard Petty was born on July 2, 1937 (age 85) in Level Cross, North Carolina, United States
● He is a celebrity race car driver
● His the best movies are Petty Blue (2010), Smash‑Up Alley, Speed Zone (1989), NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives (2008) and The 1984 Firecracker 400: The... (1984)
● His spouse is Lynda Petty (m. 1959–2014)
● His height is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
● You can find His website below: http://richardpettymotorsports.com/



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