Petty makes owner leap into Indy 500
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Richard Petty will make his first foray into the Indianapolis 500 as an owner when he fields a car for John Andretti in next month's race. Petty will be joining fellow NASCAR team owners Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi at Indy.
A news conference is scheduled Monday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, multiple news outlets are reporting.
Andretti drove for the now-defunct family-owned Petty Enterprises team in NASCAR from 1998 through the middle of the 2003 season. ...
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