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1965 — THE YEAR RICHARD PETTY “THE KING” OF NASCAR TURNED DRAG RACER
In 1964, Mopar unleashed their 426 Hemi-powered fleet at the Daytona 500 and swept Ford clean off the track– taking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Richard Petty (NASCAR 1959 Rookie of the Year, whi…