Richard Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937) is a former NASCAR Sprint Cup Race car driver. Richard has 200 Sprint Cup wins, more than any other driver in the Sprint Cup Series. Richard has also won the Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) seven times. Only Dale Earnhardt and Petty have this championship seven times. Richard is often called "The King" of NASCAR.
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- "Class of 2011 Nominee; Richard Petty". http://www.nascar.com/news/features/rpetty.hof.bio/. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
- "Richard Petty Still The King?". http://nascar.speedtv.com/article/cup-richard-petty-still-the-king/. Retrieved 2011-03-24.