Latest Richard Petty Stories

2014-07-25 12:21:15

Samuel Sawyer Receives New Custom No. 43 Eckrich Power Wheelchair LISLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in the Navy for over 25 years. Friday, Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports honored the family and Samuel with an unexpected gift at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130369 Samuel, 11,...

2014-07-23 12:26:11

In Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of his Inaugural NASCAR Victory at Pocono Raceway, "The King" will Serve as Grand Marshal While RPM Driver Aric Almirola will Drive the GoBowling.com 400 No. 43 Fusion LONG POND, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic moment that bridges two of America's great past times, racing icon Richard Petty will return to Pocono Raceway to serve as Grand Marshal of the GoBowling.com 400. The event will celebrate both the GoBowling.com 400 and...

2014-06-05 20:22:18

Eckrich and Weis Markets Give Back to Injured Vet and Family; Will Walk in Richard Petty's Shoes LISLE, Ill. and TANNERSVILLE, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Sergeant Randy Gray and his family will be treated like royalty this weekend at the Pocono Raceway thanks to Eckrich, Weis Markets and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). Gray, a member of the National Guard will be a guest of Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95115...

2014-05-22 08:25:22

The 1969 Dodge Daytona film will launch pre-production Kickstarter campaign on June 1, 2014. LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RPM Productions reveals plans for the film Winged Warriors, the untold true story of the NASCAR record-breaking 1969 Dodge Daytona. The first of two 30-day Kickstarter campaigns launches on June 1, 2014 with a pledge goal of $462,500. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140521/89895 ) The first campaign's goal is to cover...

2014-02-06 16:20:32

Extends Multi-Year Partnership At Several International Speedway Corporation Properties CHICAGO and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC") today announced a groundbreaking, multi-year partnership with Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. that will make Toyota the first Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway as part of its unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'