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Dale Jarrett's emotional induction caps NASCAR Hall of Fame ceremonies

...and more than 200 races, including seven Daytona 500s.Also in the Hall from the Petty Enterprise dynasty is patriarch Lee Petty, and the Petty boys' cousin and crew chief, Dale Inman."Who would have thought growing up that there would be four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-01-29/nascar-hall-fame-induction
Petty defends role as polarizing voice in NASCAR

...He's part of NASCAR royalty; the son of seven-time champion Richard Petty and grandson of three-time champion Lee Petty. Both are in the Hall of Fame and his uncle, Maurice Petty, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year.So Kyle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-08-05/petty-defends-role-polariz
Rusty Wallace's career is complete after induction

...won nine races as a driver, then transitioned into ownership. He finished second in points in 1959 to Hall of Famer Lee Petty, and won more than 100 races in NASCAR's modified division.He was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-02-08/rusty-wallaces-career-comp
More 'royal family' members enter NASCAR's hall of fame

...most successful families to be honored.Maurice joins older brother, Richard Petty; their father, championship driver Lee Petty; and cousin Dale Inman, Richard's longtime crew chief in the hall.Others named to the hall Wednesday were Tim Flock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-22/more-royal-family-members-
Hamlin's race helps charities

...Speedway.A panel will meet on June 14 to select five new entries into the 2012 class.Bobby Allison , David Pearson , Lee Petty , Bud Moore and Ned Jarrett will take their place in the hall of fame in Charlotte in May.NASCAR AWARD BANQUETS SET...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-04-27/hamlins-race-helps-chariti
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Pearson finally joins NASCAR Hall of Fame

...Petty Enterprises patriarch and three-time Cup champion Lee Petty; Bud Moore, a decorated World War II veteran and two-time...President George H.W. Bush narrated the video to introduce Lee Petty, while newscaster Tom Brokaw narrated Moore's.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-24/pearson-finally-joins-nasc
Petty a fixture in NASCAR from the start

...in Toronto on July 18, 1958, at the Canadian Exposition Stadium. He started seventh and finished 17th. His father, Lee Petty, who drove in the first NASCAR race in 1949, won that day after knocking Richard into the wall. Richard's son, Kyle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/13/nas_465554.shtml
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Legends still have it

...for 42 of the 49 winners dating to 1959, when the late Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500. Past winners who competed...and if Jimmie does it, it will suit me fine." 1959 Lee Petty (above) and Johnny Beauchamp were the only contenders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/18/nas_187772.shtml
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Lunch at DEI showroom forces removal of Junior's memorabilia

...23.4 million will be awarded. The last-place finisher in the Daytona 500 will make at least $233,865. When Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500 in 1959, he earned $19,050, and last-place finisher Ken Marriott made $100. HORNISH...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/31/nas_185617.shtml
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Changes are slow, but come for Petty

...Petty , moved into the old shop for Robert Yates Racing. That team now works under the Roush Fenway Racing umbrella. Lee Petty, who won the inaugural Daytona 500 in 1959, started the team near their home in Randleman, N.C. At 60,000-square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/10/nas_179817.shtml
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