Harvick to start on pole for Saturday's Southern 500 at Darlington

...Almirola said. "But the record was in the second session. It was a great lap for us and I am proud of everyone (at Richard Petty Motorsports)."In all, 25 drivers went faster than Kurt Busch's old record in the first round of qualifying...

Hendrick drivers sitting pretty in standings

...victories."A season ago, it led to Johnson's sixth Sprint Cup title moving him one away from the record shared by Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt.Johnson's teammate Gordon has won four of those so those working at the Hendrick race...

Richard Petty's presence still looms large in NASCAR 3 decades after retirement

...interrupted, wanting instead to drain Richard Petty's pen dry."Oh my God, I'm...on Aric Almirola's Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports."I can't tell...All the fans that I have are Richard Petty fans or die-hard 43 fans from...

Richard Petty questions Danica Patrick's ability

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series...the sport."Petty still maintains partial control of Richard Petty Motorsports, which fields cars for Marcos Ambrose and...

Denny Hamlin stuck in middle of a balancing act

...race without finding what caused him to fall asleep at the wheel.That sparked reactions from seven-time champion Richard Petty and Jeff Gordon."Everybody would have liked for them to have found something, just to have answers for what happened...

Richard Petty Motorsports extends contract of main sponsor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Richard Petty Motorsports on Wednesday announced a three-year contract extension with Smithfield Foods Inc. as primary sponsor for Aric Almirola...

NASCAR Newsmaker: Richard Petty

Richard Petty merged his race teams with George Gillett's at the beginning of the...ownership role with the new race team. By combining forces, the new team - Richard Petty Motorsports - celebrated a victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma...

Jeff Gordon continues to excel at Darlington despite changes

...the backstretch, there were no lights and the surface was the same tire-chewing asphalt racers like Pearson and Richard Petty grew up on.Gordon quickly grew to love it and became the Darlington master of this latest generation of racers...


...ext. 235.Auto RacingPetty's wife dies after long battleLynda Petty, the wife of seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. She was 72.

Carl Edwards claims rain-delayed race at Bristol

...Pemberton.Edwards led Roush Fenway Racing teammate Ricky Stenhouse Jr. across the finish line. Aric Almirola from Richard Petty Motorsports was third as Ford drivers swept the top three spots ? one day after a Ford team won the Twelve Hours...