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Racing Legend Richard Petty and SEMA Advocate for RPM Act in Washington, D.C.

On Tuesday, July 19, “The King” Richard Petty joined SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) CEO Mike Spagnola in the nation’s capital to advocate for Congress to pass the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act). The bipartisan bill (H.R. 3281/S. 2736) protects Americans’ right to convert street vehicles into dedicated racecars and the motorsports-parts

Richard Petty Motorsports Sells Majority Interest

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM)—owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty—has sold a majority interest to GMS Racing owner Maury Gallagher. A statement from Gallagher and RPM reads: “Richard Petty Motorsports has agreed to sell a majority interest to Maury Gallagher, owner of GMS Racing. Two charters are included in the agreement and will be

Sunnen’s Engine Charity Sweepstakes Breaks Fundraising Record

The prize in the 31st annual sweepstakes at PRI was a custom-built engine from Sonny’s Automotive Racing. NASCAR legend Richard “The King” Petty stopped by the booth to greet fans and help raise $120K for Victory Junction.

Mahle Aftermarket Offers Trip to Pennzoil 400 with Richard Petty and Bubba Wallace

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has announced a promotion in conjunction with Richard Petty Motorsports with the Grand Prize of a trip for two to the Pennzoil 400 in Las Vegas on March 3, 2019, where they will have the chance to meet “The King” Richard Petty and Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.

MAHLE Aftermarket Announces Finalists for ‘Drive With the Original’ Promotion

The four finalists for the MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Technician Promotion have been selected from nearly 70,000 entries received. These four finalists will travel to the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas where one of them will win the Grand Prize custom-built Petty’s Garage 1968 Camaro Resto-mod.

Smithfield and Albertsons Companies Offer a Chance to Win a Replica Richard Petty 1967 Belvedere

Smithfield and Albertsons Companies are teaming up to offer fans the ultimate racing experience: a chance to win and drive away with a replica of Petty’s 1967 Belvedere through the 2016 Winning 43 sweepstakes. The sweepstakes celebrates the anticipated 50th anniversary of the 1967 Plymouth Belvedere that drove racing legend Richard Petty, “The King,” into the history books with 27 wins during a single season.

PRI Show to Hold All-new Race Industry Week Events

Known as “The Annual Epicenter of New Racing Technology,” this year’s PRI Trade Show takes place December 12-14 at the recently renovated Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Showcasing more than 1100 exhibiting companies while drawing 40,000-plus motorsports professionals from around the globe, the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show will be better than ever when it returns to

The King – Richard Petty – Set To Help Open PRI Trade Show’s Return To Indianapolis

This year’s PRI Trade Show is expected to play host to exhibits from more than 1,100 racing companies occupying 3,300 booths, and attract more than 40,000 racing professionals from across the US and 72 countries. Richard Petty, known to many as simply The King, will help kick-off the opening of this year’s 26th Annual Performance Racing

PRI Trade Show Prepares For Return To Indy

The PRI Trade Show is returning to Indianapolis for the first time since 2004, following SEMA’s acquisition of the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS), consolidating it with the PRI Trade Show under the PRI brand for 2013 and beyond. INDIANAPOLIS – Racing industry suppliers are showing strong support for the return of the PRI Trade Show to

Richard Petty to Join Despain’s ‘Wind Tunnel’ During 2013 PRI Show’s Grand Opening Breakfast

Known to many simply as “The King,” NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty is the most decorated driver in the history of NASCAR racing, winning a record 200 career races and seven NASCAR Cup championships during his illustrious career. Today, Petty is as busy as ever, and spends much of his time overseeing the operations