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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

 Lee Petty
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Hometown:  Level Cross, NC
Date of Birth:  3/14/1914
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All Time Wins:  54
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Career Notes:  

Inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011.

Three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion (1954, `58 and `59).

Won the first Daytona 500 in 1959, edging Johnny Beauchamp in a photo finish; the result took three days to be determined.

Winner of 54 races in the series.

Father of Richard Petty, who is a seven-time Cup champion.


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