NASCAR icon Richard Petty hasn’t driven his 1970 Superbird stock car that gave a character to Pixar’s Cars since the end of the 1970 season, but as he is a regular at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, he’s about to fire her up next month.
Richard Petty is a very famous, very successful, and very old NASCAR driver. So when he said a stupid thing about NASCAR driver Danica Patrick last week, we all let out a collective "ugh" and shook our heads. Just so we know, though, Richard Petty is NOT a sexist. In fact, Richard Petty loves women. A lot.
Richard Petty's long relationship with Chrysler ended with the Dodge Magnum, and in fact for the first time since 1960, Petty racked up nary a single Grand National win in 1978 while driving that car. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Magnum comes from that same winless year, but will its price earn the checkered?
STP, the iconic engine additive brand and logo, long known for its connections to Indy racing greats Andretti, Parnelli Jones, Gordon Johncock and some guy named Richard Petty, has been largely absent for 11 years in major American motorsports.
We shit you not, but at one point, while attempting to say something, Tom LaSorda totally hijacked and ran off with Homsar's famous "AaAaAaA..." Other highlights? A random appearance by Anthony Edwards, who got flustered when Richard Petty gave him crap about being an open-wheel guy. Kasey Kahne? Boring as hell. Eric…
Go ahead. Call Richard Petty a relic. Call him back-asswards on women's issues. Fair game, of course. But never let it be said that the man doesn't have personality. The kids over at thefirehouse.biz, Chrysler's media-only blog, posted a podcast featuring some short interviews with NASCAR drivers past and present,…