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Lee Petty - Further Information

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Chapin, Kim. Fast As White Lightning. New York: Dial Press, 1981.

Petty, Richard, with William Neely. King Richard I. New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1986.


Bechtel, Mark. "The Patriarch: Lee Petty 1914-2000.

#x201D; Sports Illustrated (April 17, 2000): 26.

McLaurin, Jim. "Lee Petty, First Winner of Daytona 500, Dies in Greensboro, NC." State (April 6, 2000): 26.

McLeroy, Rea. "Racing Pioneer Dies; Lee Petty turned Family Business into Dynasty." Richmond Times Dispatch (April 6, 2000): C-1.

Siano, Joseph. "Lee Petty, 86, Racing Family Patriarch Dies." New York Times (April 7, 2000): B12.

Sowers, Richard. "Patriarch of His Sport's First Family." Sporting News (July 24, 1989): 59.

Woods, Skip. "Kings of the Road—Four Generations of Pettys." Richmond Times Dispatch (February 15, 1998): E-1.


"Lee Petty March 14, 1914-April 5, 2000" http://www.pettyracing.com/www2/main/drivers/lee.shtml (January 5, 2003).

"Lee Petty Nascar Win Career: 1949-64" http://www.nascar.com/2002/kyn/history/drivers/02/02/lpetty/ (January 5, 2003).

Thompson, Estes. "Lee Petty, Racing Family Patriarch, Dies at 86." http://www.detnews.com/2000/sports/0004/06/20000406-31608.htm (April 6, 2000).

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