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Lee Petty

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WWII prisoner of war, race car driver, printing press operator: a "larger than life" figure remembered in Norfolk

He kept pace with NASCAR's early greats like Lee Petty and Junior Johnson at the Charlotte racetrack. He held the speed record at the Charlotte Fairgrounds Speedway for two consecutive years, son Robert Harwell said. He was a trick driver as well, once ...

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Country stars pay tribute to shooting victims, Tom Petty at CMT Artists show

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Then Lee Ann Womack, Danielle Bradbury and rapper Common joined them for a performance of "Stand Up For Something." "On this night when we usually celebrate a year of music, we also want to celebrate a year of incredible human spirit, the spirit we ...


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Tom Petty: Heartbreakers, Springsteen Remember Late Friend ...

tom petty 1977 Tom Petty's friends and admirers – including the Heartbreakers, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Nicks – pay tribute to the late rock giant. Michael ...

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McKinney: Quick Hitter

The High Point Enterprise (blog)
On this date in 1959, Lee Petty captured the checkered flag in the Wilkes 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway. Petty's son Richard finished third. On Oct. 18, 1970, Richard drove to victory in the Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville. That was one of a record ...

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