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Richard Petty (Richard Lee Petty)

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Level Cross, North Carolina, USA
The King of stock car racing, Richard Petty retired from NASCAR competition after the 1992 season. During his storied career, he won 200 Winston Cup race (a feat that will never be equaled), seven Winston Cup championships (tied by Dale Earnhardt in 1994), and seven Daytona 500's. His 200th win came in the July 4th, 1984 Firecracker 400 at Daytona, when he beat Cale Yarborough by mere inches with President Ronald Reagan in attendance. Petty remains a fixture on the Winston Cup circuit. Read more...

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Thunder in Dixie 1964

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Speedway 1968

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Corky 1972

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The Southern Sports Awards 2005 2005

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Days of Thunder 1990

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Speed Zone 1989

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Stroker Ace 1983

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2010 CMT Music Awards 2010

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Hee Haw 1969

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ABC's Wide World of Sports 1961

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