• From
    • To


13 results for "richard petty"

Page of 1
  1. Boy confined to wheelchair gets King-sized surprise from Richard ...

    Marty Smith

    Best story you'll see today. - Marty Smith (@MartySmithESPN) July 25, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS -- I saw freedom in a boy's smile today. Samuel Sawyer is 11 years old and confined to a wheelchair. He is sweet. His smile is shy. ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Hatred of Jimmie Johnson latest in long line

    Marty Smith

    As so many before him, today's most successful NASCAR driver, Jimmie Johnson, is the most hated man in the sport. Many inside the sport don't get that, but at the same time, they totally do.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  3. NASCAR - Kyle Busch says he's not chasing Richard Petty

    Marty Smith

    Kyle Busch is wearing a white hardhat, baggy jeans and a blaze-orange M&M's polo shirt bright enough for a prize buck hunt. He's in a neighborhood in Charlotte, N.C., swinging hammers during a Habitat for Humanity home-build shift. This is a couple w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  4. NASCAR - A pinch-me moment with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt ...

    Marty Smith

    What do you get when you sit down with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Jr., arguably the two most popular men in NASCAR history? A real pinch-me moment for our guy Marty Smith.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Being the son of Ned Jarrett, Dale Earnhardt or Richard ...

    Marty Smith

    It's not easy being the son of a Hall of Fame race car driver. The pressure to live up to the legacy -- whether your last name is Jarrett, Petty or Earnhardt -- is unrelenting.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  6. Marcos Ambrose welcomes a fresh start with Richard Petty Motorspo...

    Marty Smith

    A man can tell himself that an uncertain future has no impact on the present. And even if he genuinely believes that in the moment, he's lying to himself. Distractions don't often reveal themselves as especially distracting until they're resolved. ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  7. Marty Smith: A corn maze in North Carolina to honor the late Adam...

    Marty Smith

    A corn maze in North Carolina is taking shape fast, but this is no ordinary outdoor event for NASCAR fans. It honors the late Adam Petty and is a fundraiser for Victory Junction.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2010
  8. AJ Allmendinger signs extension with RPM

    Marty Smith

    AJ Allmendinger has signed a multiyear contract extension with Richard Petty Motorsports to drive the No. 43 Ford.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2010
  9. Is Jimmie Johnson the best NASCAR driver ever?

    Marty Smith

    Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and David Pearson are widely regarded as the best drivers in NASCAR history. Jimmie Johnson, writes Marty Smith, just may be the best ever.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2009
  10. The incessant questions of Reed Sorenson's desire should stop

    Marty Smith

    Reed Sorenson and his agent hear the talk, the questions about the driver's desire. How driven is he? Well, he's racing right now for free.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  11. Sources: Tom Reddin resigns as CEO of Richard Petty Motorsports

    Marty Smith

    Tom Reddin has resigned as chief executive officer at Richard Petty Motorsports, multiple team sources told on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  12. You kiddin' me? Petty and Newman in the same room?

    Marty Smith

    What happened when Richard Petty walked into a room and started talking racin' with Paul Newman? Magic, writes Marty Smith.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2008
  13. Dale Jarrett's Daytona dream has come true three times

    Marty Smith

    Only five drivers have won the Great American Race three times. Only two have won it at least four times. Dale Jarrett can join Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough in that elite group, writes Marty Smith, if he can qualify for Sunday's Daytona 500.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008