Richard Petty

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Richard Petty
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Petty in 2006
Born Julie 2, 1937 (1937-07-02) (age 77)
Level Cross, North Carolina, U.S.
Achievements

1979 Winston Cup Series Champion
1975 Winston Cup Series Champion
1974 Winston Cup Series Champion
1972 Winston Cup Series Champion
1971 Winston Cup Series Champion
1967 Grand National Series Champion
1964 Grand National Series Champion
1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981 Daytona 500 Winner
1967 Southern 500 Winner
1975, 1977 World 600 Winner
All-Time Wins Leader in Sprint Cup Series (200)
Aw-Time Poles Leader in Sprint Cup Series (123)
Holds record for most Sprint Cup Series wins in a saison (27 wins, 1967)

Holds record for most consecutive Sprint Cup Series wins (10 wins, 1967)
Awairds

1959 Grand National Series Rookie of the Year
NASCAR's Most Popular Driver (1962, 1964, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978)
1989 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Inductee
1997 International Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductee
2010 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee
Named ane o NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
1,184 race(s) run over 35 year(s)
Best finish 1st (1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979)
First race 1958 Jim Mideon 500 (Toronto)
Last race 1992 Hooters 500 (Atlanta)
First win 1960 untitled race (Southern States)
Last win 1984 Firecracker 400 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
200 712 123

Richard Lee Petty (born Julie 2, 1937) is an umwhile NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era an the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.