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You Remembered: Augusta International Speedway

...track.? Travis Starr I REMEMBER THE race very well. Richard Petty blew his engine in that race. I think a couple of drivers...Chrysler-Plymouth on 15th Street, near the Butt Memorial Bridge. Richard Petty was making an appearance with his race car, promoting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-16/you-remembered-augusta-intern
The Way We Were: Fireball at the Speedway

...at the Augusta International Speedway is none other than Glenn "Fireball" Roberts. He is on his way to defeating Richard Petty, Junior Johnson, Fred Lorenzen and Cale Yarborough in the inaugural Augusta 510 on Nov. 17, 1963, at the newly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-09/way-we-were-fireball-speedway
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
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
Alliance wants seat at NASCAR table

...for trying to get the drivers to join the Teamsters in 1961.And when Talladega Super speedway was opened in 1969, Richard Petty tried to organize drivers against racing there because there were a lot of tire failures.NASCAR founder Bill France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-16/alliance-wants-seat-nascar