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What is Richard Petty's nickname?
2) Over his career, how many NASCAR
NEXTEL Cup (includes Grand National and Winston Cup) wins as a driver?
3) He began his NASCAR career on July
18, 1958, 16 days after his 21st birthday. In his first race, he
finished 17th having completed 55 of 100 laps in an Oldsmobile.
was the track?
Level Cross, North Carolina
Clarksburg, West Virginia
4) In 1964, Richard led 184 of the 200
laps to capture his first Daytona 500, en route to 9 victories, earning
over $114,000 and his first Grand National championship.
What was his
5) What race did Richard win his 200th
1984 Daytona 500
1984 Firecracker 400
1985 Budweiser 500
6) Richard Petty was offered $10,000
to drop the familiar Petty Blue and paint his car all Day-Glo Red for
STP. He refused, settling for a two-tone scheme.
Who made the offer he
7) In his last season in 1992,
Fan Appreciation Tour was a popular event. How many races did he drive.
8) As a driver, what was his last race
9) In what film was he cast as
"The King", as a 1970 Plymouth Superbird with the number
Planes, Trans, and Automobiles
Day of Thunder
10) He was sole stock car
representative in the first class inducted in the Motorsports Hall of
Fame of America.
What year was he inducted?