June 1st, 2010
When Dillon Moltz shelled out $15,000 and participated in the inaugural Richard Petty’s Driver Search held in the Charlotte, N.C., area in late April, few knew anything about the 18-year-old Connecticut native. After Moltz bested 11 other drivers to win the competition, more folks learned about the Stafford Motor Speedway late-model standout and a national audience will learn about him when he competes in the ARCA Racing Series event at Pocono Raceway July 31. Moltz’s Pocono event was originally scheduled for this weekend, but has been pushed back to allow the Richard Petty Driving Experience team and their rookie driver more time to prepare.
May 23rd, 2010
By Corinne Economaki CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sunday afternoon the five inductees of the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame were ushered into place, in a quiet, respectful ceremony. The five were Bill “Big Bill” France, his son Bill France; Richard Petty, Junior Johnson and the late Dale Earnhardt
May 18th, 2010
When officials first broke ground on the NASCAR Hall of Fame in early 2007, there were many questions still to be answered. How big would the facility be? Who would make up the first Hall of Fame class?
April 30th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Eighteen-year-old Connecticut driver Dillon Moltz became the first winner of Richard Petty’s Driver Search. Moltz came out on top of 12 drivers that participated in the inaugural event presented by the Richard Petty Driving Experience this past week
April 29th, 2010
RICHMOND, Va. — With all the talk surrounding Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson’s most recent scuff up, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will return to short-track racing this weekend with a visit to Richmond Int’l Raceway
April 28th, 2010
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ramona, Calif., and Talladega, Ala., are more than just 1,773 miles apart
April 25th, 2010
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Officials at Daytona Int’l Speedway have decided to repave the historic 2.5-mile facility following the Coke Zero 400 in July
April 20th, 2010
FORT WORTH, Texas — Now that Kasey Kahne’s immediate future in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is secure with a multi-year Hendrick Motorsports contract that begins in 2012, he said he’s not sweating the undetermined details. Although his 2011 plans, which will jump-start what he called “an unbelievable opportunity,” are sketchy, Kahne said he is trusting new boss Rick Hendrick
April 14th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports has confirmed the signing of Kasey Kahne to drive the No.
April 13th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Richard Petty has confirmed that driver Kasey Kahne will leave the NASCAR team that carries his name following this season. Multiple media sources are reporting that Kahne will leave Richard Petty Motorsports and join Hendrick Motorsports for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
March 31st, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS — Andretti Autosport will work in a joint effort with racing legend Richard Petty and Window World, Inc., to field a fifth IZOD IndyCar Series entry for John Andretti. The team will debut May 1 at Kansas Speedway in preparation for competing in the Indianapolis 500 where Andretti will attempt to make his 11th Indianapolis 500 start and second consecutive behind the wheel of the No. 43 Team Window World car.
March 25th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — The final day of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series spoiler testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Jeff Burton, driver of the No