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Maurice Petty, NASCAR Hall of Famer, Dies at 81

Maurice Petty At The Nascar Hall Of Fame

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Maurice Petty, longtime engine builder and mechanic for Petty Enterprises, died Saturday (July 25) at age 81, the Petty family announced. Petty, the son of Lee Petty and brother of Richard Petty, was the chief engine builder at Petty Enterprises for a number of years and became the first in his profession to be inducted …

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