Cars / Video They Black Flagged Richard Petty!? July 9, 2019 Richard Petty Is 82, And He Still Wants To Race"The No. 43 doesn't want to leave the track!"Help us celebrate "The King" Richard Petty's 82nd birthday as we throw back to him getting black flagged at Darlington Raceway! 🤣Posted by NASCAR on NBC on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 I don’t blame him.