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Richard Petty

Born 7/2/1937 in Randleman, NC, USA
Latest Team: Petty Enterprises
Car Number: 43
Car Make: Plymouth

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Glossary of Series Abbreviations
Season Series Races Wins T5 T10 Avg Start Avg Finish Pole Laps Laps Led DNQ Earnings
1958 NASCAR 9 0 0 1 14.4 20.4 0 980 of 1480 0 0 785.00
1959 NASCAR 21 0 6 9 14.6 15.4 0 3648 of 5084 7 0 7,630.00
1960 NASCAR 40 3 16 30 7.4 8.2 2 8185 of 9262 447 0 35,180.00
1961 NASCAR 41 2 18 23 8.9 10.9 2 7713 of 9979 703 0 22,571.00
1962 NASCAR 52 8 32 39 6.7 6.9 4 11551 of 12939 1391 0 52,825.00
1963 NASCAR 54 14 30 39 6.5 7.5 8 12183 of 13833 2124 0 47,955.00
1964 NASCAR 61 9 37 43 4.2 7.3 9 14041 of 16361 3534 0 98,810.00
1965 NASCAR 14 4 10 10 2.1 8.8 7 3697 of 4800 852 0 16,400.00
1966 NASCAR 39 8 20 22 3.6 11.0 16 8747 of 11424 2915 0 88,130.00
1967 NASCAR 48 27 38 40 2.4 5.0 19 12739 of 14019 5537 0 129,375.00
1968 NASCAR 49 17 31 35 3.4 8.4 12 12554 of 14903 4458 0 105,338.00
1969 NASCAR 50 9 31 38 4.2 7.9 6 12289 of 14905 2416 0 107,455.00
1970 NASCAR 40 18 27 31 4.5 6.8 9 10536 of 11935 5007 0 141,219.00
1971 NASCAR 46 21 38 41 3.8 4.2 9 13739 of 14295 4932 0 269,150.00
1972 NASCAR 31 8 25 28 4.1 4.7 3 9314 of 9608 713 0 139,640.00
1973 NASCAR 28 6 15 17 4.9 10.9 2 4523 of 9274 377 0 109,550.00
1974 NASCAR 30 10 22 23 4.0 6.8 3 4652 of 9364 1723 0 192,430.00
1974 IROC 3 0 0 3 5.7 9.0 0 78 of 90 0 0 0.00
1975 NASCAR 30 13 21 24 4.1 6.6 1 6261 of 10136 2088 0 277,275.00
1975 IROC 3 0 1 3 7.0 8.3 0 97 of 110 0 0 0.00
1976 NASCAR 30 3 19 22 6.1 9.0 1 5458 of 10010 1026 0 240,835.00
1976 IROC 3 0 0 2 7.7 7.7 0 102 of 110 0 0 0.00
1977 IROC 4 0 2 4 7.5 5.5 0 149 of 150 0 0 0.00
1977 NASCAR 30 5 20 23 4.9 7.5 3 6923 of 9867 1038 0 268,054.00
1978 IROC 4 0 3 4 5.0 4.8 0 133 of 150 0 0 0.00
1978 NASCAR 30 0 11 17 8.9 12.8 0 4376 of 10298 243 0 115,095.00
1979 NASCAR 31 5 23 27 7.6 6.4 1 7766 of 10498 769 0 358,445.00
1980 NASCAR 31 2 15 19 9.1 11.7 0 5842 of 10320 188 0 198,845.00
1981 NASCAR 31 3 12 16 10.6 15.4 0 4415 of 10417 385 0 259,510.00
1982 NASCAR 30 0 9 16 13.4 14.4 0 7834 of 10107 352 0 207,030.00
1983 NASCAR 30 3 9 21 14.6 10.7 0 9439 of 10217 268 0 157,925.00
1984 NASCAR 30 2 5 13 14.8 15.2 0 8835 of 10298 242 0 112,110.00
1985 NASCAR 28 0 1 13 17.0 17.9 0 7767 of 9458 21 0 112,895.00
1986 NASCAR 29 0 4 11 15.5 17.4 0 7639 of 9498 67 0 133,470.00
1987 NASCAR 27 0 9 13 20.5 13.0 0 8040 of 9243 37 0 176,610.00
1988 NASCAR 29 0 1 5 23.8 24.4 0 6207 of 9741 11 0 88,250.00
1989 NASCAR 25 0 0 0 27.6 25.8 0 5567 of 7920 9 0 70,720.00
1989 IROC 4 0 0 1 5.0 11.0 0 180 of 195 4 0 0.00
1990 NASCAR 29 0 0 1 26.3 25.0 0 7438 of 9720 5 0 98,580.00
1991 NASCAR 29 0 0 1 26.6 22.0 0 8343 of 9699 1 0 161,150.00
1992 NASCAR 29 0 0 0 22.1 23.0 0 7977 of 9612 5 0 194,930.00


- Awards -

Year Award
1971 Myers Brothers Award
1967 Myers Brothers Award
1964 Myers Brothers Award
1978 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1977 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1976 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1975 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1974 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1970 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1964 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1962 CHEX Most Popular Driver Award
1975 Richard Petty Driver of the Year
1974 Richard Petty Driver of the Year
1959 Rookie of the Year

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