October Simeone Museum gala will honor the legendary Richard Petty

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October Simeone Museum gala will honor the legendary Richard Petty

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October Simeone Museum gala will honor the legendary Richard Petty

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Legendary stock car racing star Richard Petty has been chosen as the 2022 Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum “Spirit of Competition Award” winner.

Each year, the Simeone Museum, located in Philadelphia, Pa., honors a distinguished figure from motorsports who has a specific inspirational message. Petty, a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion who amassed 200 wins (including seven Daytona 500 victories) in his long career, was chosen this year for his achievements on behalf of the sport. His dedication to excellence is well-known, both on and off the track, truly exemplifying what it means to be a champion.

All are invited to the Wednesday, October 26, 14th annual evening (5:00-9:30 p.m.) awards ceremony that will include dinner (with open bar) and post-dinner interview with Petty himself.

For more information, including a link to tickets-purchase, click HERE.

Past Simeone Museum Spirit of Competition Award recipients:

2008 Mario Andretti

2009 Janet Guthrie

2010 John Fitch

2011 Craig Breedlove

2012 Sam Posey

2013 Hurley Haywood

2014 Bobby Rahal

2015 David Hobbs

2016 Peter Brock

2017 Derek Bell MBE

2018 Roger Penske

2019 Emerson Fittipaldi

2021 Brian Redman

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