Lee Petty


Born: 3/14/1914 in Randleman, North Carolina, USA
Died: 4/5/2000
Age: 86
Cause of death: abdominal aortic dissection

Full name: Lee Arnold Petty
Noted For: auto racer; won 54 NASCAR races (1949-64); Winston Cup Champion (1954, 58, 59); Daytona 500 winner (1959). Father of driver Richard Petty (1937).

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