Richard Petty to Danica Patrick -- I ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE ... Let's Race!

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  1. Dockworker

    Dockworker Super Moderator Staff Member

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  2. DCM_Doc

    DCM_Doc Well-Known Member

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    I remember hearing a news report several years ago about an accident in North Carolina. There was a woman who drove the same route daily going to work. She always ran up to her exit in one of the left lanes & then cut across lanes to exit to keep from waiting in line in the right lane. Finally a man got fed up & bumped her as she cut him off. It wasn't especially a news worthy report except that the man that bumped her was retired NASCAR driver RICHARD PETTY.
     
  3. a9faninnc

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    Petty wrecked more cars in his last few years of racing than Danica ever will.He and his son have both popped off their mouths about Patrick,wonder if they would do the same about ethnicity or race???They are certainly not ambassadors of Nascar.Put Smoke and Patrick on the track with Kyle and Richard.
     
  4. sharpshooter

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    Kyle especially, should know better. He's done plenty of things he didn't have any talent or business doing, racing and singing come to mind..lol.
     
  5. DCM_Doc

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    Kyle certainly didn't have racing in his blood. The grandson that was killed was the one that would have carried on the family name in racing. I think his name was Adam. He hit the wall hard when the throttle stuck. I think it was at a Northeast track, Probably New Hampshire or maybe Dover.
     
  6. a9faninnc

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    Kenny Irwin and Adam Petty were killed in 2000 at NHMS.
     
  7. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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    The best way to silence the critics is win. Tony didn't help the matter with his comments.
     
  8. Apostolic

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    Thats all Danica has to do is to give the old buzzard a tap,& send him into the wall or over on his top.
    You know the NASCAR community would never let her forget something like that.
    The interview I saw she said she wasn't going to let his remarks bother her.
    My opinion that is the best way to avoid any future confrontations.
     
  9. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    She isn't much of a driver. But she brings in the money for NASCAR. Cash is king.
     
  10. Starkravinloon

    Starkravinloon Hero's Falling At Home

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  11. sharpshooter

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    Petty got his name back in the news, so it was all good for him..lol.
     
  12. bigbird42368

    bigbird42368 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    cars are a lot different now, Petty would lose
     
  13. Jeff

    Jeff Highly Trained Staff

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    Richard Petty was the product of the best equipment to work with in his era, he also got alot of his wins at some questionable tracks...
    Remember the last wreck Petty had that basically ended his career? The one at one of the road tracks?

    Petty would suck if he was a driver in this era because he is a one foot driver, You have to be a two foot driver to compete in Nascar now, Danica would eat his lunch..

    She is not a great driver but she is as good as any of the lower tier drivers in Nascar
     
  14. Stoney

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    8 wins, and finishing 3rd in points, I say he did just fine in NASCAR.
     
  15. Stoney

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    That's the only reason she has a ride.
     
  16. sharpshooter

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    It took 30yrs to get 8 wins, and most of those he lucked into. He was OK at flat 3/4 mile tracks, if his car was excellent. I was at Dover in 95' when he lucked into that one..lol..and 1 other one but, I can't remember where, maybe Rockingham.
     
  17. Stoney

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    Still 800% more wins than Danica.
     
  18. EX396

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    Many of the "lower tier" drivers are actually quite tallented (moreso than many of the front runners) it's more about equipment, team, and allies than most care to admit.
     
  19. sharpshooter

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    So far..lol..Danica has about 28yrs to match those 8 wins, surely there will be a couple rained shortened raises she can grab, or a fuel mileage race..lmao
     
  20. Stoney

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    She'll be out of the sport in less than 3 years.
     

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