Slideshow: Petty-owned Smithfield Ford in Monster’s grasp at Dover

Photos by Doug Curran

The Richard Petty-owned “bacon-powered” Smithfield Ford is firmly in the grasp of the Monster at Dover International Speedway.

“The King” watched Wednesday as a Kent Construction crane moved the Sprint Cup car into position in the right hand of the Monster statue outside Dover International Speedway.

“I never thought I’d have the Monster to myself,” said Petty.

Reach the Delaware State News newsroom at newsroom@newszap.com

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.