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Richard Petty Makes Long Awaited NASCAR Return

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s appearance at the Richmond International Speedway in Richmond, Va. marked his first major public outing since his wife Lynda died nearly one month ago. Since the heartbreaking loss, Petty has relied on the love and support of his close family to get through this difficult time. “Been fortunate all the kids [and grandkids] came …

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Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several years. Lynda Petty first revealed that she had central nervous system-related Lymphoma that had affected her brain in 2010, and …

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Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard Petty, Dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died at the age of 72 on Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. Petty Motorsports spokesman Jeff Dennison said in a statement that Petty was surrounded by her family when she passed away at her home in Level Cross, N.C. Lynda Petty was a founding member of the Racing …

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Richard Petty Slams Danica Patrick…Again

Richard Petty hasn’t exactly made it a secret that he doesn’t think Danica Patrick has what it takes to be a competitive driver, but over the weekend he reiterated his opinion by saying that he doesn’t see her winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup race anytime soon. When asked at the Canadian Motorsports Expo in Toronto over the weekend whether he …

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Maurice Petty Inducted Into NASCAR Hall Of Fame

NASCAR has always been a family affair for the Petty family, and so has the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On Wednesday night Maurice Petty was formally inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, joining the likes of his father Lee Petty, one of the pioneers of NASCAR, his brother Richard Petty, and his cousin, crew chief, Dan Inman. Known as …

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