Lee Petty. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback. Written By: Jay Busbee. See Article History. Facts Matter. Start Your Free Trial Today. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. The elder Petty was a three-time winner of the Grand National Cup as well as founder of Petty Enterprises racing team.
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Petty was back with Plymouth for First, a number switch with Roush Racing gave Evernham the No. Lee grabbed five wins in and finished second in points before winning the championship in His wins has never been surpassed. Ambrose returned in , and once again won at Watkins Glen, but only had eight Top 10s. Chrysler Turbine Hood and Trunk. Not too long ago, I had the chance to go for a ride in a Superbird once owned and raced by Richard Petty.
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The #43 would not return with Petty Enterprises until making him the first stock car racing driver in history to win. Further information: Petty Enterprises § Car#43 History On August 26, , Gillett Evernham Motorsports.
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