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One may think that after 1,184 races that spanned three decades, “The King” would bow out and retire quietly. But, that’s just not Petty’s style. Today, he is as busy as ever and spends much of his time overseeing the operations of Petty GMS, a race team competing at NASCAR’s highest level, as well as Petty’s Garage high performance speed shop.

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Thinkcar Tech partners with Petty IP, LLC

THINKCAR warrants to the original end-user customer that its products are free from defects in material and workmanship for 1 year post purchase. THINKCAR, will at its discretion, either repair or replace warranted products. Replaced products will either be new or re-certified. All re-certified products will be tested to ensure their hardware and software are functionally equivalent to new products. 

Food City partners with Richard Petty to celebrate Paralyzed Veterans of America’s 75th anniversary with in-store donation drive

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to supporting veterans with spinal cord injuries, disorders and diseases, Monday kicked off an annual checkout campaign just days before the Independence Day holiday. with Food City and champion racecar driver Richard Petty.

Rellevate and Richard Petty Announce the Richard Petty Icon Gift and Reward Cards

Rellevate, Inc., a fintech company dedicated to empowering consumers through leading-edge financial and payment services, announced today a multi-year licensing and distribution agreement with Richard Petty.

Richard Petty is still the king of NASCAR

These days, Richard Petty continues to live in Level Cross, N.C. but on occasion, comes to Richard Petty Motorsports in Welcome, N.C. to talk with crew members and look over the No. 43 Chevrolets to be driven by Erik Jones this season.

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A family from France stopped by the @pettymuseum and saw The King!   #richardpetty #pettymuseum #France

A family from France stopped by the @pettymuseum and saw The King! #richardpetty #pettymuseum #France

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Excited to have @noahgragson join @petty.gms to drive the #42 car next year!   #richardpetty #pettygms #noahgragson #42

Excited to have @noahgragson join @petty.gms to drive the #42 car next year! #richardpetty #pettygms #noahgragson #42

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The King signing his first Next Gen-7 car!   #richardpetty #nextgen7 #pettygms #nascar #pettymuseum #focusfactor #43 #erikjones #lionelracing

The King signing his first Next Gen-7 car! #richardpetty #nextgen7 #pettygms #nascar #pettymuseum #focusfactor #43 #erikjones #lionelracing

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The King enjoyed his Saturday at the @wyndhamchamp visiting a couple holes and signing a few autographs. ⛳️   #richardpetty #wyndhamchampionship #wyndhamdestinations #wyndhamrewards #sedgefieldcountryclub #golf #pettygms

The King enjoyed his Saturday at the @wyndhamchamp visiting a couple holes and signing a few autographs. ⛳️ #richardpetty #wyndhamchampionship #wyndhamdestinations #wyndhamrewards #sedgefieldcountryclub #golf #pettygms

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Thank you @grandoverresortandspa for including The Birthplace of The King to your directional mileage sign on your property.   #richardpetty #northcarolina #levelcross

Thank you @grandoverresortandspa for including The Birthplace of The King to your directional mileage sign on your property. #richardpetty #northcarolina #levelcross

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The King spent the evening with friends from the @kpcharityride during NASCARnival night at @victoryjunction   #richardpetty #victoryjunction #kylepetty #kylepettycharityride

The King spent the evening with friends from the @kpcharityride during NASCARnival night at @victoryjunction #richardpetty #victoryjunction #kylepetty #kylepettycharityride

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@erik_jones back in the #43 🏁🏆  #richardpetty #erikjones #43 #pettygms

@erik_jones back in the #43 🏁🏆 #richardpetty #erikjones #43 #pettygms

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The @pettymuseum kept The King busy with chores during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown.   **Todays post is a photo that was taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown**  #richardpetty #pettymuseum #flashbackfriday

The @pettymuseum kept The King busy with chores during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. **Todays post is a photo that was taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown** #richardpetty #pettymuseum #flashbackfriday

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The King shared his favorite sandwich with us, mayonnaise and black pepper!   Has anyone else tried this interesting combination?   **Todays post is a photo that was taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown**  #richardpetty #waybackwednesday

The King shared his favorite sandwich with us, mayonnaise and black pepper! Has anyone else tried this interesting combination? **Todays post is a photo that was taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown** #richardpetty #waybackwednesday

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Today, we remember Maurice “Chief” Petty, NASCAR Hall of Famer, engine builder, and brother.   #pettyfamily

Today, we remember Maurice “Chief” Petty, NASCAR Hall of Famer, engine builder, and brother. #pettyfamily

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We’re on a mission to help @kylepetty reach 4,500 pre-orders of his memoir by August 9! It’s a book filled with stories about Kyle’s life as well as Adam Petty, @therichardpetty and Lee Petty. A must-read for any Petty fan! Pre-order your copy on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Audible, Target and more!

We’re on a mission to help @kylepetty reach 4,500 pre-orders of his memoir by August 9! It’s a book filled with stories about Kyle’s life as well as Adam Petty, @therichardpetty and Lee Petty. A must-read for any Petty fan! Pre-order your copy on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Audible, Target and more!

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The King enjoyed some time away this past week and was photobombed by Cuba Gooding Jr.   #showmethemoney

The King enjoyed some time away this past week and was photobombed by Cuba Gooding Jr. #showmethemoney

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The King still participated in interviews during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. He practiced social distancing in his own unique way.   #flashbackfriday   **This weeks post are photos and videos that were taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. **

The King still participated in interviews during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. He practiced social distancing in his own unique way. #flashbackfriday **This weeks post are photos and videos that were taken during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. **

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Sharon, The Director of the @pettymuseum and oldest daughter of The King, found his suit that he wore to the 1975 Championship Dinner. Watch the videos to learn a few fun facts about this suit.   We also had some fun and had The King recreate the photo beside his championship trophy.   #throwbackthursday   **This weeks post are photos and videos of The King and what kept him busy during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown **

Sharon, The Director of the @pettymuseum and oldest daughter of The King, found his suit that he wore to the 1975 Championship Dinner. Watch the videos to learn a few fun facts about this suit. We also had some fun and had The King recreate the photo beside his championship trophy. #throwbackthursday **This weeks post are photos and videos of The King and what kept him busy during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown **

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This week we will be posting a few photos and videos of The King and things that kept him busy during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown.    He did a closet clean out and found a pair of eagle panel pants that he bought in the 80’s. They  still fit! #waybackwednesday

This week we will be posting a few photos and videos of The King and things that kept him busy during the 2020 Pandemic Shutdown. He did a closet clean out and found a pair of eagle panel pants that he bought in the 80’s. They still fit! #waybackwednesday

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The King joined SEMA CEO Mike Spagnola in the nations capital to advocate for Congress  to pass the #RPMact They sat down with key members of US Senate and House of Representatives to advocate for the interests of racers, enthusiasts builders and gain stronger congressional support to protect motorsports.   @myprishow  @semashow

The King joined SEMA CEO Mike Spagnola in the nations capital to advocate for Congress to pass the #RPMact They sat down with key members of US Senate and House of Representatives to advocate for the interests of racers, enthusiasts builders and gain stronger congressional support to protect motorsports. @myprishow @semashow

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During his 200 wins, how many of those times do you think The King did this coming to the checkered flag? 🏁   We love behind the scene footage of The King 👑

During his 200 wins, how many of those times do you think The King did this coming to the checkered flag? 🏁 We love behind the scene footage of The King 👑

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On this day in 1962, The King won the Pickens 200. Petty drove one of only two Plymouths in the 21-car field, winning by more than three laps over runner-up Jack Smith.   Photo credit: RacingOne | ISC Archives via Getty Images

On this day in 1962, The King won the Pickens 200. Petty drove one of only two Plymouths in the 21-car field, winning by more than three laps over runner-up Jack Smith.   Photo credit: RacingOne | ISC Archives via Getty Images

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