There are names in racing that are instantly recognizable. Petty. Andretti. Foyt. Senna.   Those are the names that transcend the sport and have permeated popular culture worldwide. From success on the track to references in movies, television, and music, those names could be mentioned virtually anywhere on the globe and someone would recognize them. […]

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Myrtle Beach, SC — History is in the making at Myrtle Beach Speedway during the Horry County Fair presented by Philanthropist.com. A 4th generation of Petty’s and a 2nd generation of Gibbs will race in this Saturday night’s NASCAR Whelen Late Model series.   Thad Moffit, (Richard Petty’s grandson) is a 4th generation Petty’s driver. […]

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NASHVILLE — Thad Moffitt, the 16-year-old grandson of NASCAR champion/legend “The King” Richard Petty, has officially filed an entry for the Music City 200 presented by Azure Foundation at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville,  this Saturday, April 8.   The event will mark Moffitt’s career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start. The 16-year-old Wheatmore High School […]

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Editor’s Note: ‘The Rapsheet’ is a new feature on Speed51.com, telling the background of certain personalities within the sport of short track racing.  This will be a recurring feature on Speed51.com, giving fans the dirt on the new, the old, and even the forgotten personalities of short track racing.)     Thad Moffitt is just […]

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