Lee Petty

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Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Apr 5, 2000 (86)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Apr 5, 2000 (86)

About

International Motorsports Hall of Fame member won the inaugural Daytona 500, and numerous other races.

Before Fame

He was 35 years of age before he sat down to race his first stock car.

Trivia

He finished in the Top 5 in points during the first 11 seasons of NASCAR, winning the championship three times.

Family Life

Richard Petty, his son, became a renowned NASCAR racer in his own right.

Associated With

Dale Earnhardt was another NASCAR great racer from North Carolina.