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Richard Petty presents Jeff Gordon with retirement gift

Postby *YNC* Aloha Nole » November 21st, 2015, 5:57 pm

The King is a 100% total class act.

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Richard Petty presents Jeff Gordon with retirement gift ahead of final race

With Jeff Gordon preparing for the final start of his NASCAR Sprint Cup career, the four-time champion was presented two unique gifts from 'The King' Richard Petty.

By Jay Pennell - Shake and Bake Crew
Nov 21, 2015 at 2:30p ET

When Jeff Gordon made his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 1992, it was the final race for NASCAR's "King" Richard Petty.

As that day kicked off, Petty presented each of his competitors with a commemorative money clip during the driver-crew chief meeting. Gordon remembers that day fondly, and often talks about how special that money clip is to him.

With Gordon now preparing to make the final start of his NASCAR career, Petty presented the four-time champion with two special retirement gifts of his own.

Away from the hordes of fans and media attention surrounding Gordon this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Petty gave the Hendrick Motorsports driver one of his iconic Charlie 1 Horse cowboy hats, with his signature autograph on the brim. Petty also presented Gordon with 93 one dollar bills for the money clip he gave him 23 years ago, one for each of his Sprint Cup victories.

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"The King" has another dollar with him, in case Gordon is able to score the victory Sunday at Homestead.

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Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell, author of "Lone Survivor," described Navy Seal Medal of Honor recipient LT Michael Murphy as "An iron-souled warrior of colossal and almost unbelievable courage in the face of the enemy."

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Re: Richard Petty presents Jeff Gordon with retirement gift

Postby Domer » November 22nd, 2015, 9:59 am

Very cool and very classy.
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Re: Richard Petty presents Jeff Gordon with retirement gift

Postby *YNC* Aloha Nole » November 22nd, 2015, 2:13 pm

Here is a close up pic of the money clip that the King gave Gordon.

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Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell, author of "Lone Survivor," described Navy Seal Medal of Honor recipient LT Michael Murphy as "An iron-souled warrior of colossal and almost unbelievable courage in the face of the enemy."

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