Adam Petty

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Birthday
10, 1980
Birthplace
Trenton, NJ
Death Date
May 12, 2000 (19)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1980
Birthplace
Trenton, NJ
Death Date
May 12, 2000 (19)

About

Fourth generation driver who raced in NASCAR, racking up four top-10 Busch series finishes and a single Winston Cup start before his tragic death in a car crash.

Before Fame

He was raised in High Point, North Carolina, and got into racing at a very young age.

Trivia

He died while practicing at the New Hampshire International Speedway for the Busch 200, crashing head-on into turn three after his throttle stuck.

Family Life

His father was former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty.

Associated With

His grandfather was renowned NASCAR driver Richard Petty.