NASCAR's first big star Lee Petty set to enter Hall - Roanoke.com
May 23, 2011 . NASCAR's first big star Lee Petty set to enter Hall . it from my own mother," Lee said after he disputed his son's first win, or what would've been .
Beauchamp crossed the finish line at about the same time as Lee Petty at the Daytona 500 in 1959. . Photo finish gave Daytona great start By ALAN TAYS . Both drivers headed for Victory Lane, but Beauchamp got there first and went .
Richard Petty - NASCAR Inactive - GoNascarGo.com
Born on July 2, 1937 in Randleman, NC, Richard Lee Petty was the son of one of the . in sixth place in his first race but failed to finish in any of his next eight starts . Petty's first victory was taken away when another driver on the track protested.
ESPN.com: He made racing not-so-Petty
Richard Lee Petty was born on July 2, 1937, in Randleman, N.C., the son of one . begin his first run to a Grand National championship with his first victory in the .