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On this Date 1984 - HOF Richard Petty Wins 200th

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 07/04/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Richard Petty won his 200th and final NASCAR race.

July 4, 1984 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Richard Petty won his 200th and final NASCAR race. One of the greatest drivers of all time known to his fans as “The King,” Petty was the first stock car racer to reach the $1 million mark in career earnings. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1973.

Richard Petty - NCSHOF