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Richard Petty helmet photo
Richard
Petty
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NASCAR Winston Cup

Driver Information

nationality
American
age
86
birthday
2 Jul 1937
hometown
Level Cross, North Carolina
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Driver Information

nationality
American
age
86
birthday
2 Jul 1937
hometown
Level Cross, North Carolina
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1992
2731
26th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac
29
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
0
0
2731
year
series
team
points
position
1991
2817
24th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac
29
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
0
0
2817
year
series
team
points
position
1990
2556
26th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac
29
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
0
0
2556
year
series
team
points
position
1989
2148
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac
25
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
25
0
0
0
2148
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Petty Enterprises
2644
22nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
29
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
1
0
2644
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Petty Enterprises
3708
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac 5.9
Goodyear
29
0
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
4
0
3708
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Petty Enterprises, U.S. Racing
3314
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Chevrolet
Goodyear
29
0
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
3
0
3314
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
28
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
28
0
1
0
3140
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
30
2
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
2
2
0
3643
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Petty Enterprises
4042
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
30
3
5
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
3
5
0
4042
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Petty Enterprises
3814
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
30
0
7
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
0
7
0
3814
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
Buick
31
3
8
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
3
8
0
3882
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet
31
2
9
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
2
9
0
4255
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet
31
5
14
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
5
14
1
4830
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
Dodge
30
0
6
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
0
6
0
3949
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
Dodge
30
5
17
5
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
5
17
5
4614
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge
30
3
15
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
3
15
1
4449
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
STP
4783
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge
30
13
21
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
13
21
3
4783
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
6000
year
series
team
points
position
1974
5037.75
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge
30
10
22
7
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
10
22
7
5037.75
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche Carrera RSR
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Petty Enterprises
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1973 Dodge Charger
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
6877.95
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge
28
6
13
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
28
6
13
3
6877.95
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Petty Enterprises
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1972 Plymouth
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Petty Enterprises
8701.4
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth Road Runner
Plymouth
Dodge Charger
Dodge
31
8
22
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
8
22
3
8701.4
year
series
team
points
position
1971
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Petty Enterprises
4435
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth Road Runner
Plymouth
46
21
36
9
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
46
21
36
9
4435
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
40
18
23
9
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
40
18
23
9
3447
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Petty Enterprises
3813
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
Ford Torino
50
10
28
6
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
50
10
28
6
3813
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Petty Engineering
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1967 Plymouth
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Petty Enterprises
3123
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
49
16
27
12
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
49
16
27
12
3123
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Petty Enterprises
42472
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
48
27
36
18
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
48
27
36
18
42472
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth Barracuda
Chrysler 4.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Petty Enterprises
22952
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
39
8
20
15
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
39
8
20
15
22952
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Petty Engineering
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1965 Plymouth
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Petty Enterprises
5638
38th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
15
4
10
7
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
4
10
7
5638
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Petty Enterprises
40252
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
61
9
35
8
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
61
9
35
8
40252
year
series
team
points
position
1963
Petty Enterprises
31170
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
54
14
25
8
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
54
14
25
8
31170
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
Pontiac
52
8
25
4
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
52
8
25
4
28440
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
42
2
10
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
42
2
10
2
14984
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
40
3
12
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
40
3
12
2
17228
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1957 Oldsmobile
12
1
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
1
3
0
5192
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Plymouth
Oldsmobile
21
0
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
21
0
4
0
3694
year
series
team
points
position
1958
Petty Engineering
688
33rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
688
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
9
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
0
0
1016
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1992
Racing
29
0
0
0
?
1991
Racing
29
0
0
0
?
1990
Racing
29
0
0
0
?
1989
Racing
29
0
0
0
?
1988
Racing
29
0
1
0
?
1987
Racing
29
0
4
0
?
1986
Racing
29
0
3
0
?
1985
Racing
28
0
1
0
?
1984
Racing
30
2
2
0
?
1983
Racing
30
3
5
0
?
1982
Racing
30
0
7
0
?
1981
Racing
31
3
8
0
?
1980
Racing
31
2
9
0
?
1979
Racing
31
5
14
1
?
1978
Racing
34
0
7
0
?
1977
Racing
34
5
18
5
?
1976
Racing
33
3
15
1
?
1975
Racing
33
13
21
3
?
1974
Racing
33
10
22
7
?
1973
Racing
29
7
14
3
?
1972
Racing
32
8
22
3
0
1971
Racing
46
21
36
9
0
1970
Racing
40
18
23
9
?
1969
Racing
50
10
28
6
?
1968
Racing
51
16
27
12
0
1967
Racing
48
27
36
18
?
1966
Racing
40
8
20
15
0
1965
Racing
16
4
10
7
0
1964
Racing
61
9
35
8
?
1963
Racing
54
14
25
8
?
1962
Racing
52
8
25
4
?
1961
Racing
42
2
10
2
?
1960
Racing
40
3
12
2
?
1959
Racing
33
1
7
0
?
1958
Racing
12
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1979
NASCAR Winston Cup
1st
1977
NASCAR Winston Cup
2nd
1976
NASCAR Winston Cup
2nd
1975
NASCAR Winston Cup
1st
1974
NASCAR Winston Cup
1st
1972
NASCAR Winston Cup
1st
1971
NASCAR Grand National
1st
1971
Daytona 500
1st
1969
NASCAR Grand National
2nd
1968
NASCAR Grand National
3rd
1967
NASCAR Grand National
1st
1966
NASCAR Grand National
3rd
1964
NASCAR Grand National
1st
1963
NASCAR Grand National
2nd
1962
NASCAR Grand National
2nd
1960
NASCAR Grand National
2nd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
FIA Formula One World Championship
2204.55
+2
02
FIA Formula One World Championship
2130.8
-3.4
03
FIA Formula One World Championship
2034.25
+2.8
04
FIA Formula One World Championship
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
FIA Formula One World Championship
1992.25
+1.8
07
IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
FIA Formula One World Championship
1946.1
+1.3
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