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...

Sam Hornish relishes chance to earn Indy sweep

...been forever ago. Now, I get to go back and make some more good memories."Hornish will drive the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports at Sunday's race.The other drivers who have driven in both races include: Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick...

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...

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...

Richard Petty can build for the future with new facility

Richard Petty drove his first NASCAR race in 1958...Now 77 and focusing solely on guiding Richard Petty Motorsports into another generation of...And as he's been his entire life, Richard Petty is ready to go as well.

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...

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...

Drivers stop in Darlington to test the track 'Too Tough to Tame'

...through 2003."The weather feels normal, that's for sure," said Trent Owens, crew chief for Aric Almirola, of Richard Petty Motorsports.Count on it being hot and slippery when the drivers return in three months.Clint Bowyer took part in...

Matt Kenseth on hand to see his son make NASCAR debut

...of it."Ross Kenseth hopes to continue a long tradition of racing sons in NASCAR. Lee won three championships. Richard Petty went on to win 200 races and seven titles.Other famous father-son combinations include: Richard and Kyle Petty...

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...