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Richard Petty Net Worth
Net Worth:
$65 Million
Date of Birth
July 2, 1937
Place of Birth
Level Cross
Profession
Race car driver, Voice Actor, Restaurateur

Richard Petty Net Worth and career earnings: Richard Petty is an American former NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series and who has a net worth of $65 million dollars. Richard Petty was born July 2, 1937 in Level Cross, Kentucky and began his NASCAR career on July 18, 1958, 16 days after his 21st birthday. He is most well-known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times, winning a record 200 races during his career, winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times, and winning a record 27 races (ten of them consecutively) in the 1967 season alone. Statistically he is the most accomplished driver in the history of the sport and is one of the most respected figures in motorsports as a whole. He also collected a record number of poles (127) and over 700 top-ten finishes in his 1,184 starts, including 513 consecutive starts from 1971–1989. Petty was the only driver to ever win in his 500th race start, until Matt Kenseth joined him in 2013. On October 1, 1991, Petty announced he would retire after the 1992 season. Petty is a member of the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Hall in 2010.

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Richard Petty

Richard Petty

Richard Lee Petty is a former NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. "The King", as he is nicknamed, is most well known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times, winning a record 200 races during his career,...
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Date of Birth
  • July 2, 1937
Nicknames
  • Richard Lee Petty
  • The King
Height
  • 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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