Richard Petty Motorsports
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Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) is an American racing group. It right now contends in the NASCAR Cup Series. The owner of the team is the seven-time NASCAR champion, Richard Petty. The team is co-owned by Andrew M. Murstein.
The group was established as Evernham Motorsports in 2000 by Ray Evernham. It entered as the full-time team in 2001. The team formed a technical alliance with Ultra Motorsports and Valvoline.
The association was renamed Gillett Evernham Motorsports in 2007 after George Gillett purchased a controlling interest. The group took on its present name after its partnership with Petty Enterprises in 2009. The group changed to Ford in late 2009 as it had backing from Dodge.
Richard Petty Motorsports has won a total of 27 races across the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series. The team has won 42 pole positions.
The group at present fields the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro for Bubba Wallace. Richard Petty Motorsports has an association with Richard Childress Racing.
Wallace supplanted Almirola in the No. 43 vehicle for the 2018 season. He got an amazing runner up finish at the 2018 Daytona 500. Although, Wallace completed the season in 28th position and completed second in the Rookie of the Year race.
However, on September 10, 2020, Wallace reported that he would not be racing for RPM in 2021.
On October 21, 2020, it was reported that Erik Jones will drive the 43 vehicle.
Richard Petty, Andrew M. Murstein, and Medallion Financial are the current owners of the group as Gillett quit after some monetary issues. As per Forbes, Bubba Wallace has also been offered a stake in the team.
The Richard Petty Motorsports is valued at $28 Million. The team has earned $5 Million from winnings and has a revenue of $20 Million.
|Owners||Richard Petty, Andrew M. Murstein, Medallion Financial, Bubba Wallace|
|Base||Welcome, North Carolina|
|Series||NASCAR Cup Series|
|Race Drivers||NASCAR Cup Series:
43. Bubba Wallace
|Sponsors||NASCAR Cup Series:
U.S. Air Force, Coca-Cola (Coca-Cola Energy), Victory Junction, World Wide Technology, McDonald’s, Cash App, DoorDash, Columbia Sportswear
|Latest Race||2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 (Texas)|
|Net Worth||$28 Million|
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