Kyle Petty

usa United States
Full Name
Kyle Eugene Petty
Randleman, NC
Date of Birth
First Year
Last Year

Kyle Petty is an American former stock car racing driver, and current racing commentator. He is the son of racer Richard Petty, grandson of racer Lee Petty, and father of racer Adam Petty, who was killed in a crash during a practice in May 2000. Petty last drove the No. 45 Dodge Charger for Petty Enterprises, where he formerly served as CEO, his last race was in 2008. Petty has been married twice. Pattie Petty (1979-2012) and to Morgan Petty in 2015. Kyle has four children. Adam Petty (1980-2000), Austin Petty (b. 1982) Montgomery Petty (b. 1985) and Overton Owens Petty (b. 2018)

Career Highlights

  • 1987 Coca-Cola 600 Winner
Kyle Petty News
  • Grandfather – Lee Petty
  • Father – Richard Petty
  • Uncle – Maurice Petty
  • Cousin – Ritchie Petty
  • Son – Adam Petty

Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
1979Petty Enterprises500011106900010
1980Multiple Teams1500065372200010
1981Petty Enterprises3100110187402320300
1982Multiple Teams290024166414213301
1983Petty Enterprises300002108345113500
1984Petty Enterprises3000167840022100
1985Wood Brothers Racing280071248796575600
1986Wood Brothers Racing290141468546717600
1987Wood Brothers Racing29016144852310103700
1988Wood Brothers Racing29002868883567300
1989No Team Data19001575207216120
1990No Team Data292121458795108521200
1991No Team Data182124566222553700
1992No Team Data29329175905815970800
1993No Team Data301191559259115261300
1994No Team Data3100273908577200
1995No Team Data3001151081277311410
1996No Team Data28000248081472510
1997Petty Enterprises3200292919113210600
1998Petty Enterprises3300028846470000
1999Petty Enterprises320009487081211420
2000Multiple Teams1900016498838240
2001Petty Enterprises24000085026211120
2002Petty Enterprises3600011104231422400
2003Petty Enterprises3300005922463320
2004Petty Enterprises35000099088106210
2005Petty Enterprises36000231032115141200
2006Petty Enterprises360002510160124400
2007Petty Enterprises29001148237713800
2008Petty Enterprises1500001475910020