Johnson’s Darlington Throwback Scheme Unveiled

Jimmie Johnson and the No.48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS will pay tribute to the “Silver Fox” David Pearson during next month’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. On Wednesday Morning, Johnson’s crew chief Chad Knaus unveiled the paint scheme Johnson will run in the Sept. 4th race. “This one is really unique and it’s a lot of fun,” he said before revealing the...
Via On Pit Road
16 days ago

Hendrick Motorsports reveals Jimmie Johnson's Darlington throwback car

Hendrick Motorsports unveiled Jimmie Johnson's throwback paint scheme for the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, which will pay tribute to NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Dale Earnhardt and David Pearson.   Johnson's No. 48 Chevrolet will feature a blue-and-yellow retro scheme in honor of the No. 2 Rod Osterlund-owned car both Earnhardt and Pearson drove in the late 1970s...
Via FOX Sports
16 days ago

Jimmie Johnson to drive throwback Lowe’s paint scheme at Darlington

Jimmie Johnson will drive a Lowe's paint scheme at Darlington used in 1979 with David Pearson.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Wood Brothers honor David Pearson with Southern 500 paint scheme

Ten of David Pearson's 105 Sprint Cup wins came at Darlington Raceway.
Via CSN Chicago
24 days ago

The Wood Brothers and David Pearson set records at CMS

The most incredible record in NASCAR might just belong to the fabled Wood Brothers Racing team at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Starting with the fall race in 1973, the team won 13 consecutive poles at CMS, 11 with David Pearson and two more with Neil Bonnett.Let that set in a minute: 13 consecutive poles at the same track.It's a record unlikely to ever be broken.Leonard Wood, the crew...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

NSCS: Stenhouse Unveils Iconic No. 17 Pearson Scheme for Darlington

CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2015) — A NASCAR ‘Throwback’ weekend at Darlington Raceway and a No. 17 Ford Fusion canvas made for an undeniable invitation for a David Pearson Ford Torino retro paint scheme.  As Pearson remains the winningest driver at Darlington with 10 trips to victory lane at the historic track, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and his sponsor Cargill Beef were honored with...
Via On Pit Road
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced

Harold Hinson/HHP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 Courtesy of NASCAR IMC DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The five-person group – the seventh in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, O. Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner...
Via Motor Racing Digest
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via FOX Sports
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

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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