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NASCAR legend David Pearson recovering from stroke

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee David Pearson is recovering from a mild stroke suffered on Dec. 9. Pearson, whose nickname is "The Silver Fox," is second to Richard Petty on NASCAR's all-time wins list with 105 career victories. Wednesday afternoon during the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour, NASCAR public relations representative...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy birthday 'Silver Fox': Honoring David Pearson's career on his 80th birthday

Monday marks the birthday of the legendary David Pearson, one of the toughest and most successful drivers in the history of NASCAR. Pearson, a/k/a The "Silver Fox," turned 80 years old on Monday, and we at FOXSports.com would like to wish the Spartanburg, S.C., native a very happy birthday by looking back at his Hall of Fame career. Although Pearson never ran a full NASCAR Sprint...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Engine Builder Ray Fox Dies

Born May 28, 1916, Fox made his name in NASCAR as an engine builder, winning Mechanic of the Year in 1956 after the Chrysler 300 cars he built for Carl Kiekhaefer won 22 of the season’s first 26 races.  Fox has been nominated for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame each of the past three years.  In 1960, he built the Chevrolet in which NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson won...

2015 Schedule Shakeup Should Include Moving Southern 500 Back to Labor Day Weekend

It was one of motorsports' premier events. The Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway was considered by many people a bigger event than the Daytona 500, which modern day fans may be stunned at. Both Cale Yarborough and David Pearson took more pride in winning the Southern 500 at Darlington than they did for the Daytona 500. The Southern 500 was a true test of skill, patience and fearlessness...
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