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The FBI is investigating after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace's No. 43 entry on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images Photo)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a noose was found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Chevrolet driven by Bubba Wallace, the NASCAR Cup Series’ only African American driver.
Richard Petty looks at the back of his damaged race car after failing to qualify for a NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway in March of 1989. (Chris Economaki Photo)
In the dusky twilight that surrounded the garage area Saturday evening at Richmond lnt'l Raceway, Richard Petty came down the steps of the NASCAR Winston Cup trailer amid a crowd of media representatives and said, "I'm going home, guys."
Richard Petty in victory lane at Pocono Raceway in 1974.
On Aug. 4, 1974, fans of NASCAR Cup Series racing filed through the turnstiles of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway to witness history in the making. 
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The Air Force and Richard Petty Motorsports will work together for the 11thconsecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season
Richard Petty will be honored at The Sports Museum’s 17th annual fundraising gala, The Tradition, at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Nov. 28 for his accomplishments and contributions to NASCAR and the motorsports industry.
Honoring the best driver to ever race at Martinsville Speedway, Pioneer Records Management, a division of Pioneer Technology Group, will sponsor a special Petty Blue No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in celebration of the "The King" Richard Petty
Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. is living proof that dreams really do come true.
This September, STP and Aric Almirola will be honoring Petty's record-setting 200th win at the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sep. 3 with the throwback paint scheme mirroring Petty's 1984 Pontiac.
Virginia International Raceway officials announced that NASCAR Hall of Famer and team owner, Richard Petty, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Michelin GT Challenge on Aug. 27 during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship weekend.

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