On This Date 11/15/1992

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NASCAR legend Richard Petty runs his last race, finishing 35th and the Hooters 500 in Atlanta. Petty, who entered the NASCAR circuit in 1959, held numerous stock racing records, including 200 career wins and 712 top-ten finishes. Largely recognized as the greatest driver of all time, Petty was known as the King to legions of fans, winning the NASCAR season championship seven times in 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, and 1979.