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Sam Hornish Jr. to drive No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports

...Series champion has signed a multi-year deal with Richard Petty Motorsports to drive the No. 9 Ford starting in 2015...that's a train or not, you know?"Turned out it was Richard Petty with an open seat Hornish could not refuse.Hornish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-08/sam-hornish-jr-drive-no-9-
Kurt Busch fighting to stay alive in Chase

...Stewart, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are the only fulltime drivers with more starts than Busch. Hall of Famer Richard Petty tops the list with 1,185.Busch has collected quite a resume, including 25 wins and that 2004 title."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-27/kurt-busch-fighting-stay-a
NASCAR to ban private testing in 2015

...field will be eliminated. VACANCY: With Marcos Ambrose returning to Australia to race in the V8 Supercar Series, Richard Petty Motorsports is in the market for someone to drive the No. 9 Ford.David Ragan and Sam Hornish Jr. have emerged as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-24/nascar-ban-private-testing
Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

...sixth and headed for a routine pit stop when his engine suddenly failed. He was greeted with a hug from Hall of Famer Richard Petty, his car owner, in the garage."Heartbroken, I think, is the easiest way to describe it," Almirola said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-14/keselowski-wins-opening-ro
NASCAR's 'Chase' is survival of the fittest

...segment.THE ELITE EIGHT (Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Kasey Kahne, Ryan Newman)Johnson has a chance to join Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt with seven series championships.Under normal circumstances, Johnson would be a heavy favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-10/nascars-chase-survival-fit
Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola

...rain-shortened July race at Daytona, where he gave Hall of Famer Richard Petty his first win in 15 years. Allmendinger used a gritty...odds were stacked against them from the beginning. Richard Petty Motorsports, short on the money it needs to test at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-15/fryer-stay-chase-might-be-
Teams, drivers starting to rev up for Chase

...is desperately seeking his first Cup title. But Johnson wants ring No. 7, which would tie him with Hall of Famers Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt for most in NASCAR history.Johnson had one of his typical summer swoons ? he had only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-08/teams-drivers-starting-rev
Kasey Kahne's victory was popular among teammates, owner

...cars going into the Chase."Johnson, Gordon and Earnhardt Jr. all have three wins each. Johnson is trying to tie Richard Petty's and Dale Earnhardt's record of seven championships. At 44, Gordon has been going through a youthful revival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-03/kasey-kahnes-victory-was-p
Jeff Gordon on track for fifth title

...Gordon's career, and he's just the third driver to hit that mark. Although it was once believed he might chase Richard Petty's record of 200 wins, David Pearson's 105 is suddenly in reach depending on how long Gordon wants to stay in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-28/jeff-gordon-track-fifth-ti
Road course specialist Marcos Ambrose continues dominance with Nationwide win at Watkins Glen

...left. I tried to hold him back. Another lap and I would have been in trouble."Ambrose's future in NASCAR with Richard Petty Motorsports remains in doubt, and he desperately needs a victory in Sunday's Sprint Cup race to have any chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-09/road-course-specialist-mar