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NASCAR all-time great David Pearson dead at 83

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NASCAR all-time great David Pearson dead at 83

Post by theracer120 » 6 months ago

He was the second most winning driver in the top level of NASCAR with 105 wins from 574 starts and was one of the second group of 5 people to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame .

He and Richard "The King" Petty constantly battled throughout the 60s and 70s, most memorably at Daytona.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 6 months ago

RIP :rip:

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Post by SB83 » 6 months ago

Stan Lee and David Pearson gone on the same day. What a double whammy.

Pearson was the greatest driver of his generation, not Petty. Even Petty said he was a better driver than Petty. If he'd decided to run all the races instead of cherry-picking the ones that paid the most (can't blame him, as the schedule had 60+ races back then, in every backwoods hick town with a bullring), he'd easily have more championships than Petty's 7.

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Post by John » 6 months ago

A legend and a fantastic racer. Rest in Peace.
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Post by Manfred Cubenoggin » 6 months ago

Sad news indeed. He was quite the driver back when I cared a damn for NASCAR.
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Post by Tony Trout » 5 months ago

I saw the news about Pearson's passing just recently. :( May he rest in peace.

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