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    Report: King Richard getting Petty with Danica Patrick slam

    Richard Petty (pictured above) made some rather disparaging remarks about IndyCar veteran and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (inset) while at the Canadian Motorsports Expo, implying that the 31-year-old could only win a NASCAR race if the rest of the field stayed home. Patrick's best NASCAR ...

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    Video: Who can do the better burnout, AJ Allmendinger or Ken Block?

    Ken Block and AJ Allmendinger do the burnout thing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Ford has released the fifth video in its 43 Fiestas series, and this time Ken Block and AJ Allmendinger have gone head-to-head to see who can do the best burnout. As always, Richard Petty himself ...

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    43 Fiestas sweepstakes kicks off with excellent NASCAR vs. Rally footage

    Ken Block takes on AJ Allmendinger – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Ford has officially lit a fire under its 43 Fiestas campaign. As you may recall, the promotion aims to hand out a raft of prizes, from 43 LCD flat-screen TVs to airfare, lodging and tickets to the Ford NASCAR 400 ...

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    Offspeed Pitch: Richard Petty joins Ken Block, AJ Allmendinger in marketing Ford Fiesta?

    Brace yourself, race fans. Things are about to get a little weird. Ford has decided to meld the seemingly unmeldable worlds of NASCAR and rally to help promote the 2011 Fiesta. Ken Block, Richard Petty and AJ Allmendinger have joined forces as an unholy trifecta of motorsports action, unified by ...

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    Kasey Kahne leaving Petty Motorsports, likely landing at Hendrick

    Word has it the ever-voracious Hendrick Motorsports is about to sink its teeth into even more talent. Kasey Kahne just announced he won't be renewing his contract with Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of this year, meaning the guy probably has his eyes set on making his way to the same team ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2010: Petty's Garage Dodge Challenger SRT8

    Petty's Garage Custom 2009 Dodge Challenger - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are several charity cars up for auction this week at Barrett-Jackson, but this custom Dodge Challenger owned by Richard Petty might just be our favorite. Built by Petty's Garage, the Challenger is painted ...

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    Book Review: Legendary Race Cars by Basem Wasef [w/VIDEO]

    Maserati 8CM number 3011 from Legendary Race Cars - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Confused as to what to do with all the Barnes & Nobles and gift cards your in-laws pelted you with this Holiday season? Be confused no more! Legendary Race Cars is the book every pistonhead ...

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    First Petty's Garage Challenger heading to Barrett-Jackson

    2009 Petty's Garage Dodge Challenger - Click above for high-res image gallery
    And with this official decree, let it be known that one custom 2009 Dodge Challenger, painted in a very familiar and regal blue shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder in Arizona in the year of our lord, 2010. ...

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    Richard Petty Motorsports drops Dodge for Ford, joins Yates Racing

    Richard Petty with his Ford Torino Cobra at the 1969 Daytona 500 - Click above for high-res image
    As expected, Richard Petty Motorsports will no longer race in NASCAR using Chrysler vehicles after the current season, instead turning to Ford and joining forces with Yates Racing. The first sign of ...

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    Respect Your Elders: Even Richard Petty stung by Chrysler's bankruptcy?

    Richard Petty – quite possibly the best NASCAR racer of all time and the man in charge of Richard Petty Motorsports – says that Chrysler stopped paying his team after filing for bankruptcy last month. No surprise there. The lack of funds prompted RPM to lay off nine workers, although ...

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    Return of the King: 71-year-old Richard Petty to field a team in this year's Indy 500

    Click above for an image gallery of Richard Petty's Indy 500 entry
    For the first time in history, an open-wheel racecar bearing Richard Petty's classic #43 on the side and powder blue and red livery will circle the oval at the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24th. The 71-year-old Petty ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: 1970 Plymouth Superbird Custom Tribute

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Plymouth Superbird Tribute
    Few muscle cars are as recognizable as the 1970 Plymouth Superbird, with its rear wing that stands proud over the car's rear haunches undoubtedly being the most striking visual modification, followed closely by the front snout ...

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    43rd 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 to be painted "Petty blue" and auctioned

    Click image to enlargeWhile the rights to the first 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 brought $400K at Barrett-Jackson last weekend, we'd rather have the 43rd car built, which will go up on eBay's virtual auction block from February 12 to February 22. Chrysler is working the numerology angle, linking the ...

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    2007 AB Gift Guide: Richard Petty Ride Along Experience

    Ever wonder how it feels to do 165 in a NASCAR stock car? Ever wonder how some people can afford to pay $400 to drive as few as 8 laps at those driving experience sessions? For less than it takes to fill up most full-size SUVs, you can call shotgun with a professional ...

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    Petty and Earnhardt get wax treatment

    Only in Vegas. Madame Tussaud's unveiled their latest ghastly likenesses; we're not sure if the fact that the subjects are still alive makes it more creepy. The work is uncanny in its accuracy and lifelike look, and if you're in Vegas, Tussaud's is a veritable family attraction. The reason for the ...

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    Riding with The King - Petty, '72 Charger headed to Goodwood

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed always assembles a mind-numbingly impressive array of significant sports and racing cars, along with an equally gaudy roster of drivers. And sometimes, Goodwood is the place where those important cars are reunited with their equally important drivers. (Like in 2005, ...


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