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L. Petty dies at 86

...The man who made the protest, Lee Petty, was then declared the winner...deepest sympathy to his family." Lee Petty's win at the first Daytona 500...hardest gets the most out of it," Lee Petty once said. His son, Richard Petty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/06/oth_286341.shtml
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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
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-
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
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
Franchise opportunity

...part of NASCAR for more than 50 years. They helped build the series into one of the country's most-popular sports, Lee Petty raced in the early days, when a winner's share was enough to pay the tire bill and get to the next race. Richard Petty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/26/nas_126160.shtml
Nascar
Spotlight on Kyle Petty

...1,509,358 in earnings to be 21st in point standings. PERSONAL NOTES: Grandson of three-time NASCAR champion Lee Petty and son of seven-time champion Richard Petty ... Organizes the Kyle Petty Charity Ride, a motorcycle trip from California...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/12/nas_352126.shtml
Nascar
Spotlight on Richard Petty

...Also shares record of seven series championships with Dale Earnhardt. ... The son of three-time series champion Lee Petty and the father of Winston Cup Series driver Kyle Petty. PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS: His final race was the 1992 season finale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/18/nas_348952.shtml
Nascar
Despite change, race remains

...stock car race on the planet. The photo finish between Lee Petty and Johnny Beauchamp was so close in 1959 it took NASCAR...illustrates a lot of change in the past 50 years. When Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500, there were 178 million people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/17/nas_187647.shtml
Nascar
Pearson wants NASCAR's pioneers inducted

...Allison, Ned Jarrett and the late Lee Petty, plus longtime champion car owner...owner with Joe Weatherly driving.Lee Petty began his family's racing dynasty...There wasn't anybody better than Lee Petty in his day," NASCAR Hall of Fame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-21/pearson-wants-nascars-pion