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Kyle Busch cruises to Xfinity Series win at Phoenix

...Smith sixth, and Elliott seventh. PARTING WAYS: Richard Petty says Sam Hornish Jr. will not return to the No. 9 car next season.Hornish is in his first season driving for Richard Petty Motorsports. The Indianapolis 500 winner is 25th in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-11-14/kyle-busch-cruises-xfinity
Kevin Harvick dominates in must-win race to advance in Chase

...he said.Johnson won championships in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013, putting him one shy of matching Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for most on the career list.Truex survived after he was sent to the back of the field after his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-04/kevin-harvick-dominates-mu
NASCAR's 'Gentle Giant' Buddy Baker dies

...always wide open and that's the way he raced and lived his life. He was always full of energy," Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty said. "He was a person you wanted to be around because he always made you feel better."After retiring, Baker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-10/nascars-gentle-giant-buddy
Hendrick Motorsports seeks sixth win in a row at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Images of Richard Petty in his feathered Stet son hat and dark glasses stamp Pocono Raceway's victory lane tower, a tribute to one of racing's greats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-06/hendrick-motorsports-seeks
Jimmie Johnson loved Dover track at first sight

...with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday's race.Should Johnson win, he would join NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty (Martinsville-15, North Wilkesboro-15, Richmond-13, Rockingham-11, Daytona-10), Darrell Waltrip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-30/jimmie-johnson-loved-dover
Richard Petty has idea on how to bring more competition back into NASCAR

...continues to complain about "aero-push," only a few seem to have a way to fix it.With nearly 57 years in NASCAR, Richard Petty believes the problem could be erased by stepping back in time."Up until the last seven, eight years they got into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-27/richard-petty-has-idea-how
Jimmie Johnson changes style by gambling at end of race

...drivers from NASCAR's colorful past.His conservative driving style has delivered six championships, one behind Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for most in Sprint Cup history. Johnson's No. 48 Chevrolet is seemingly always in contention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-13/jimmie-johnson-changes-sty
Blurring line between legal and illegal, Patriots only latest in sports to mess with equipment

...for that old saying generally goes to NASCAR legend Richard Petty, though it just as easily could have come from pretty...1984, with President Reagan in the stands, an aging Richard Petty was able to muster up the stuff to win his 200th (and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-10/blurring-line-between-legal-and-i
Jimmie Johnson picks up fifth victory at Texas

...weeks ago. That ended his run of eight consecutive races finishing first or second, the longest such stretch since Richard Petty did it 11 times in a row in 1975."I'm not disappointed at all, racing for wins is what we're here to do," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-11/jimmie-johnson-picks-fifth
Kevin Harvick's tap in Sprint Cup race irritates Joey Logano

...had finished first or second in eight in a row. That was the longest such stretch since seven-time series champion Richard Petty did it 11 consecutive times in 1975. The streak for Harvick started with a runner-up finish to Johnson at Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-12/kevin-harvicks-tap-sprint-