UNION COUNTY — Local racer Earl Petty made yet another appearance in victory lane in the Renegade Division at the Cherokee Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 2.
Petty, 19, the son of Mike and Kim Petty, was the featured winner, garnering his fourth win of the season in the Renegade Division.
The first half of 2017 has been good for Petty who gained his first victory of the season in the the Renegade Division at Cherokee Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 29. In 2016, Petty finished the year with a standing of 1540, just 16 points behind the 1556 of veteran Hall of Fame driver Mitchell Duvall. Petty’s performance was recognized at the Cherokee Motor Speedway’s 2016 Championship Banquet held Friday, Jan. 27 during which he and Buddy Cudd were presented with the Second Place Trophy.
His No. 5 Monte Carlo car is sponsored by Broad River Materials, Inc., The Tire Shop of Jonesville, Bailey’s Grill in Lockhart, Carter’s Auto Sales, Denton Gas Company, Inc., Mitchell Graphics, Mulls Starter and Alternator and Upstate Auto Auction in Spartanburg.
Petty’s races may be viewed on YouTube by searching, “Earl Petty at Cherokee Motor Speedway” or following him at www.earlpettyracing.shutterfly.com.