Caption: Photo courtesy of NASCAR
Born: June 2, 1960
Star sign: Gemini
Known for: 1996 Daytona 500 (1996), Vanishing America (1986), Petty Blue (2010), NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives (2008)
Kyle Petty was born on June 2, 1960 in Randleman, NC, to Richard Petty and Lynda Petty. His father is a legendary stock car driver who has won the Daytona 500 a record 7 times, the points championship a record-tying 7 times, and had 200 career victories, the last coming on July 4, 1984 in front of then-president Ronald Reagan. His grandfather is ...