Ford Statement on the passing of Lynda Petty

Statements from Edsel B. Ford II and Jamie Allison on the passing of Lynda Petty

Edsel B. Ford II, member, Board of Directors, Ford Motor Company: "Our sympathies go out to Richard and the entire Petty family today on the passing of Lynda. She has stood by Richard's side throughout these many years, and she will be missed by many in the sport."

Jamie Allison, director, Ford Racing: "From all the Ford fans around the world, our thoughts and prayers are with Richard, and all the Petty family today with this sad news. Lynda was a very important part of the Petty legacy in the sport. We know this is a difficult day for both the family, and all the team members at RPM, and our hearts go out to them."


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Tags accident, first lady, ford, lynda petty, nascar, petty death, richard petty, wreck