Richard Petty Goes To Indy

NASCAR legend Richard Petty will field an entry for the Indianapolis 500, with John Andretti driving the No. 43 Dallara Honda sponsored by Window World.

7-time NASCAR champion Petty made the announcement Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  “This is pretty exciting news for all of us.  Never did I think I would have the opportunity to be part of the Indianapolis 500.”, said Petty.  “I know how much this means to John Andretti and the Andretti family, and I’m looking forward to seeing John on the track in May.”

Andretti, nephew of former Indy 500 winner Mario Andretti, makes his 10th start in the Indianapolis 500. His best previous finish is 5th.  Andretti also has driven in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, earning 2 victories, one while driving the No. 43 car for Petty.

The Indianapolis-based Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Team will prepare the car for Petty and Window World.

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