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New opportunity might send Marcos Ambrose back to Australia

...Ambrose isn't talking. His current car owner, Richard Petty, isn't saying much other than any decision on Ambrose...up to him as much as anything. He's been good for Richard Petty Motorsports." ZESTFULLY CLEAN: Roush Fenway Racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-30/new-opportunity-might-send
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
Sticking with status quo on NASCAR schedule irks some drivers

...he said. "I feel like we're closer than we've been in a long time in balance and in speed." ALL FOR ONE: Richard Petty said Friday the Race Team Alliance was necessary because NASCAR hasn't done enough to help the owners slash costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-25/sticking-status-quo-nascar
NASCAR refuses to recognize Race Team Alliance

...Hendrick Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Childress Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, Chip Ganassi Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing and Penske Racing.The purpose of the alliance, the owners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-23/nascar-refuses-recognize-r
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
Aric Almirola wins a rainy Coke Zero 400

...win put Almirola in position to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, and it marked the return of Richard Petty's iconic No. 43 to Victory Lane.It came the weekend of the 30th anniversary of Petty's 200th, and final, win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-06/aric-almirola-wins-rainy-c
Road-course specialist Marcos Ambrose eyes spot in Chase

...the Sprint Cup championship and solidify his future at Richard Petty Motorsports. Ambrose's current deal with the organization...the end of the season."I'm in a renewal year with Richard Petty for 2015," Ambrose said. "I'm not really thinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-20/road-course-specialist-mar
NASCAR president believes Earnhardt Jr. can help boost attendance, ratings

...interstate.Racers have to guard against road rage at the racetrack. Some admit it often carries over to the highway.Richard Petty once was so upset with a slow driver in the left lane he rammed them on I-85. He was cited for it.McMurray worries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-25/nascar-president-believes-
Jimmie Johnson looks to stay on roll at Dover

...record book with his eighth win. Johnson had shared the mark of seven wins on the concrete mile with Bobby Allison and Richard Petty. He swept Dover in 2002 and 2009 and won races in 2005, 2010 and 2012. He needed only 24 starts to win eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-31/jimmie-johnson-looks-stay-
Victory at Charlotte gives Jimmie Johnson shot at seventh title

...If the 38-year-old Johnson pulls it off, it'll be his seventh series crown to tie the NASCAR mark shared by Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt.NASCAR leaders changed the emphasis in qualifying, putting more of a premium on wins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-26/victory-charlotte-gives-ji