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'Mind over matter' philosophy keeps 'The King' going as he nears 80

Richard Petty has been through a lot in nearly 80 years of life and 35 years of NASCAR racing.

“The King” has broken bones, had parts of his stomach and gallbladder removed and survived a brush with prostate cancer in 1995. 1,027 more words

Forbes: NASCAR team values dip slightly, but some flourish

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of the value of the top-10 teams in NASCAR.

While the business magazine said team values dropped 7 percent from 2015 to 2016, the average team value is $137 million. 124 more words

Fords fast in Daytona 500 practice session

Joey Logano posted the fastest lap in Saturday’s lengthy practice session at Daytona International Speedway.

Fords went 1-2-3 in the session, which lasted 3 hours, 55 minutes. 291 more words

Aric Almirola: 'Imperative' Richard Petty Motorsports focus on one-car effort

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After five seasons of running two cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Richard Petty Motorsports announced late last year it will only field its iconic No. 551 more words

Ford driver racing a Chevy is 'right thing to do' Ford executive says

While it can’t top Carl Edwards announcing he won’t drive this year, one of the more surprising things that took place this offseason was the news that Chris Buescher, a Ford driver, would be loaned to JTG Daugherty, a Chevrolet team. 295 more words

Ford executive encouraged by changes at Roush Fenway Racing

CONCORD, N.C. — The Global Director of Ford Performance says he’s optimistic Roush Fenway Racing will be more competitive this season because of leadership changes that “embrace becoming more of an engineering-led organization.’’ 557 more words

Richard Petty Motorsports to field only one full-time team in 2017

After an off-season reevaluation, CEO of Richard Petty Motorsports Brian Moffitt confirmed to the NASCAR media that RPM will field only one full-time team in 2017. 213 more words

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