NSCS: Richard Petty Helps Welcome CBS This Morning to Charlotte

Photo Credit: Noel Lanier
Feature Previewing Super Bowl 50 Airs Thursday Morning
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 3, 2016) – In preparation for Super Bowl 50, the popular morning news program “CBS This Morning” made a recent visit to the Queen City of Charlotte (N.C.) to highlight some of the city’s key landmarks and traditions.
The visit was not complete until CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller made a visit to the Charlotte Motor Speedway and participate in the Richard Petty Driving Experience.  Doing so, Miller was given pointers by “The King” Richard Petty after her laps.
The feature will air Thursday morning, February 4 between 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
About Richard Petty Motorsports
A performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports, co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneur Andrew Murstein, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. With a history of over 200 wins and business partnerships with national and global leaders, today the race operation fields two teams in competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with drivers Aric Almirola and Brian Scott. Almirola will return to the iconic No. 43 Ford with partners Smithfield Foods, STP, United States Air Force and the “Fresh From Florida” campaign. Scott will make his debut with the team and drive the Petty Family No. 44 Ford. Albertsons Companies, Shore Lodge, Twisted Tea and GoBowling.com will join Scott as he competes for Rookie of the Year in his first full-time season in the Sprint Cup Series. The team is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C.
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