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Monday September 5 2011, 12:36 AM
Originally published by me here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/09/september-4-this-day-in-petty-history.html 1967 - Petty Enterprises takes two of the top three finishing positions at the Southern 500 in Darlington. Richard Petty...
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Saturday August 27 2011, 11:02 AM
Originally blogged by me here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/08/august-27-this-day-in-petty-history.html 1971 - Richard Petty wins his 136th career race from the pole in the Sandlapper 200 at Columbia Speedway in South Carolina. With...
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Friday August 26 2011, 11:00 PM
Originally published by me here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/08/before-bristol-trophy.html Since 1983, the Bristol Cup winner has been awarded an awesome, big-honkin trophy. 4-1/2 feet tall, pewter, winged angels, ornamented....
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Monday August 22 2011, 10:12 AM
Originally published by me here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/08/august-22-this-day-in-petty-history.html 1969 - Richard Petty wins his 100th career NASCAR Grand National race. He wins the pole and leads only 9 laps in the Myers...
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Saturday July 30 2011, 9:00 PM
Originally posted the following at my blog here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/07/documenting-kings-wins.html I wanted to post this initial entry here as well. Once I get rolling, I doubt I'll double-post each entry at Bench Racing...
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Tuesday July 26 2011, 11:00 AM
I originally posted this blog on July 26, 2010 on my Bench Racing from the Volunteer State blog. A few of us have had so much fun with the Schaefer experience that I thought it was worthy of a re-visit one year later. A Schaefer salute to...
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Friday July 22 2011, 12:30 PM
Originally published yesterday here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/07/what-no-spam-sammich.html I'll file this one under the category of "dumbest things ever blogged". haha Our company's in-house cafeteria had a NASCAR-themed menu...
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Friday July 15 2011, 1:47 PM
I originally published this blog today here:http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/07/kentucky-tour-and-race.html Over 10 years. The ownership, management, local residents and fans of Kentucky Speedway waited over 10 years to finally land its...
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Friday July 15 2011, 1:43 PM
I originally published this blog on Monday here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/07/positive-kentucky-parking-story.html I continue to read with amazement all the stories of horrific traffic and parking at Kentucky. Its even more amazing...
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Saturday April 23 2011, 3:39 PM
Originally published here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/04/visit-to-richard-petty-museum-other.html After composing a couple of entries about the trophies I found in the Richard Petty Museum, I wanted to wrap-up the series with some...
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Originally blogged here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/04/richard-petty-museum-visit-trophies_05.html Having about three to four hours and a butt-load of trophies to view was a bit of a sensory overload when it came to taking...
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I originally posted here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/04/richard-petty-museum-visit-trophies.html Cleveland, Ohio is supposedly where the phrase "rock and roll" was joined. As a result, the city got the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....
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Friday April 1 2011, 1:48 PM
I originally posted this today here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/04/visit-to-pettys-garage-entry-2-present.html As I turned from Highway 220 onto Branson Mill Road to head for Petty's Garage, I couldn't help but laugh and then...
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Thursday March 31 2011, 9:12 AM
A Racers Reunion version of a blog I posted this morning here: http://bench-racing.blogspot.com/2011/03/visit-to-pettys-garage-entry-1-past.html As mentioned late last week, I had the great fortune of living a dream last week. For the first...
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Friday March 25 2011, 11:14 PM
As a 30+ year Petty fan, I had the thrill of a lifetime this week. Tuesday, I got to visit Petty's Garage - formerly the Petty Enterprises shops. Today - I visited the Richard Petty Museum in Randleman. Both were firsts for me. I took a ton of...
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