|Richard Petty: North Carolinian of the Year|
|Thursday, 26 July 2007 21:17|
Racecar champion Richard Petty was named North
Carolinian of the year yesterday.
In the past, the honor has been given to Billy Graham and Dean Smith. Petty, 70, has won a record 200 NASCAR Winston Cup races and seven Daytona 500 races. Petty received the designation at the North Carolina Press Association’s annual meeting in Concord.
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