Richard Petty Statue, Randleman
This bronze statue depicts a smaller-than-life Richard Petty holding a racing helmet in one hand and resting his other hand on his hip. He wears the real-life Petty's trademark cowboy hat and sunglasses. The statue stands on a platform with a plaque and inscription on the front.
On behalf of the Randleman / Chamber of Commerce, the / City of Randleman and the / people of our community, we / dedicate the scaled down / replica of Richard Petty in / honor of over 35 years of / dedication to NASCAR racing / and our community. Richard / is not only our hometown / hero, but our friend and / neighbor. / October 17, 1992
October 17, 1992
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The figure has somewhat short legs which has earned it the nickname "Stumpy."
A North Carolina native, Richard Petty is a former NASCAR driver nicknamed "The King" for his accomplishment of winning the NASCAR championship seven times. Throughout his career, he won over 200 NASCAR races.
The statue is located next to the sidewalk at 117 South Main Street.
The statue is located between two commercial parking lots and the sidewalk. The Richard Petty Racing Museum is located around the corner at 142 West Academy Street.