Wild News Day For NASCAR World On Wednesday, Petty To Be a Father Again, Childress Fires His Gun at Robbers, Dodson Passes Away

It may be the offseason in the NASCAR world, but that didn’t stop Wednesday from being a very busy news day for off the track news. First, it was reported that former crew chief Barry Dodson had passed away. Dodson, 64, won the 1989 Cup championship with Rusty Wallace and was known as one of the great crewmen in the sport. He was a crew chief for stars like Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Kyle Petty and Tim Richmond. He guided them to 19 career wins as a crew chief, his last…

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Wood Brothers Honors Kyle Petty With Darlington Throwback

The throwback paint scheme that Ryan Blaney’s No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion will sport in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway gives team owners Eddie and Len Wood a chance to recognize some of the most fun times of their decades in NASCAR. The No. 21 Ford Fusion will carry a red, white and blue paint scheme reminiscent of the 1987 season when Kyle Petty was their driver and the team’s Ford Thunderbird carried the colors of Citgo and 7-Eleven. “That was a really special time for Len and…

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