HOMETOWN: Randleman, N.C.
LIVES: Trinity, N.C.
JOB: Car owner and driver of the No. 45 Sprint Dodge Intrepid on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series
2002 RECORD: Twenty-six starts, one top-10 finish and $1,509,358 in earnings to be 21st in point standings
PERSONAL NOTES: Grandson of three-time NASCAR champion Lee Petty and son of seven-time champion Richard Petty ... Organizes the Kyle Petty Charity Ride, a motorcycle trip from California to North Carolina, every year to raise money for a variety of children's charities ... Had a short recording career 20 years ago
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Won eight races as a driver, the last coming at Dover, Del., in 1995 ... Now serves as the chief executive officer of Petty Enterprises, a racing business started by his grandfather more than 50 years ago
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