Richard Petty Loves The Ladies, Richard Petty SaysMichael Ballaban2/16/14 9:42am1023EditPromoteGo to permalinkRichard Petty is a very famous, very successful, and very old NASCAR driver. So when he said a stupid thing about NASCAR driver Danica Patrick last week, we all let out a collective "ugh" and shook our heads. Just so we know, though, Richard Petty is NOT a sexist. In fact, Richard Petty loves women. A lot.