In this Oct. 6, 1999, file photo, seven-time Winston Cup champion Richard Petty, of Level Cross, N.C., smiles as he talks in the garage area at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Petty says after “accumulating stuff” for 80 years, it’s time to sell some of his most famous cars, trophies and other items. Petty's iconic day-glow red and Petty blue 1974 Dodge Charger is going on sale at an auction on Saturday at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, along with other cars, his 1981 Daytona 500 trophy and other items.
In this Oct. 6, 1999, file photo, seven-time Winston Cup champion Richard Petty, of Level Cross, N.C., smiles as he talks in the garage area at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Petty says after “accumulating stuff” for 80 years, it’s time to sell some of his most famous cars, trophies and other items. Petty's iconic day-glow red and Petty blue 1974 Dodge Charger is going on sale at an auction on Saturday at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, along with other cars, his 1981 Daytona 500 trophy and other items. Chuck Burton AP
In this Oct. 6, 1999, file photo, seven-time Winston Cup champion Richard Petty, of Level Cross, N.C., smiles as he talks in the garage area at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Petty says after “accumulating stuff” for 80 years, it’s time to sell some of his most famous cars, trophies and other items. Petty's iconic day-glow red and Petty blue 1974 Dodge Charger is going on sale at an auction on Saturday at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, along with other cars, his 1981 Daytona 500 trophy and other items. Chuck Burton AP

One of NASCAR's all-time greatest drivers is about to auction off his famous race cars

May 07, 2018 11:27 PM