The Days of Richard Petty

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In a career that spanned from 1959 through 1984, Richard Petty ruled the NASCAR Sprint Car nation with 200 career victories, with three Grand National Titles in 1964, 1967, and 1971, and four more Winston Cup Titles in 1972, 1974, 1975, and 1979. In a way, the days of Richard Petty were the days where NASCAR was still the wild, wild west. It was days before big sponsorship, the days it became mainstream, and the days before political correctness was embraced. Those were the days where most of the races weren’t Read more…

Charlotte’s NASCAR Hall of fame

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North Carolina is the center of the NASCAR universe. From the garages of several large NASCAR operations to the best racing venue at Charlotte, North Carolina is the home of NASCAR. Any visit to Charlotte has to include a trip to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Charlotte’s NASCAR Hall of Fame was first opened in 2010 after three years of construction and decades of planning. The museum is located near the Motor Speedway in Charlotte, home to several races throughout the NASCAR season. The building was constructed by Read more…