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The '3 Wide' gang talk about Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Petty. Find out what makes the 'King' a legendary driver.
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Back at this it's not even Whitey -- to -- for the -- -- preview present about spray it to NASCAR Sprint Cup mobile Ali. From sprint -- out and out network in. Can't you talk about the Hall of -- Class well that talk about the -- he's meant so much to be out growing up on me as a idolize him and -- what to have 43 car rent. And mail. He's still the leader of the pack with two our way and go and I'll fight -- coming up this week. -- -- somebody SP when they not long ago they said how did Richard Petty you to be the team. Consider it because his name is Richard. It is -- is take about a bit I was Bob. -- -- Would anybody ever called Bob Brady keying Bob pity that that felt right Dotel right now I. A sort of inherited -- -- title but then. Be back it up a with the result. If you look at what you accomplished as a driver. I what -- started sports city to own my own car to built home court mean Jake -- In. -- sort of want to insulate my operation. Around the eighties I love the way that they are women Richard Petty. Which show -- at a race and you could tell they were on the same page. They'll limit which right in their talking to Richard all the time and they've really got the job done the the other thing -- like economic Palmer real gap nose is comedy -- freak. A they had. Nobody else had. Oh don't be ready cars you know paying Indians -- display -- you know just. This stuff dirty and but the pace stuff looked immaculate every time it showed up but it tracked. They were won the first one I ever saw at Daytona we run that won twenty -- -- hundred would come out all -- races. They would bring body Manny and and sand on the front of the car reap from it repaint it. In that car look like it'd come right -- -- children when he rolled out on the line for the problems Sunday. Those little things like that. I really impressed me is how they ran their business and I really believe at the end of the day. The reason he was so successful. Was the cause of that attention to the tale of the people let things go they never -- You know and you'd think about to me. It. What which you know all of thing is his numbers. In in contributions. In an act and we argue with the numbers Richard Petty you know 200000007. Championships the seven Daytona 500 I think they can speak for their -- But to me what Richard Petty does all of the racetrack. Of course he's been retired for for one -- eighteen years. And I even saw that the grand opening in the earlier in the week -- all things. Demands always smile and he's always got an autograph in the in the things I've noticed about his autograph. He is. He always looks a person in the you don't just keep his head down and he looks a person in the an -- inflated mini camps. Took personally give them autographed city. He tells them -- It when you look at his autograph. It's readable. Days after he rocketed their got a helmet up -- some some Robert autograph of the lap for me. Not a percent up marketing -- what the security. But you can -- Richard Petty says Richard Petty needs. Darrell the great ambassador for our sport. A lot of drivers and people are great ambassadors but I'm not sure anybody. Can even hold the light to the ambassador. For NASCAR. Sprint Cup Series race and Richard Petty ever has been -- in where nobody. Larry had a thing is that it -- made me many many years ago it was say it when a question was asked. To Richard about Richard paddy wrote Canadian Pratt is Israel's sample. Great bill to -- they building -- they eleven built cars. And -- take care of the plane. And that's what he's done throughout his entire career if he'd built a relationship. We have. The fights you know that street YES especially semi different ways if he's ever lopsided that. The old the youngest person for the -- person. -- -- Richard Petty is because he's always got that small. He's always cared about and he's never forgotten -- from level cross North Carolina. And that was his job the drop that race car and they -- -- when money he'd ever let that that this sisco at least -- it up like this was always make him so special. -- -- But -- -- there was all of fight preview present about sprint. Did NASCAR Sprint Cup mobile Ali from sprint Ali and an L network.