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A message from our sponsor: Celebrating NASCAR’s Legacy & Legend Race into the Petty Museum – where racing history began, and a legacy was built! Celebrate 75 years of NASCAR

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A message from our sponsor: Celebrating NASCAR’s Legacy & Legend Race into the Petty Museum – where racing history began, and a legacy was built! Celebrate 75 years of NASCAR

Richard Petty: A Hometown Hero

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This story was published on Jul 10, 2023

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