David Pearson Rank
About David Pearson
Pearson was a renowned racer whose remarkable career spanned between 1960 and 1986. His interest in car racing grew when he was still a minor. He partook in several local racing until he was able to gain the attention of many including Joe Littlejohn.
Over the course of his career, he competed against several world-class names like Richard Petty. His calculative racing technique earned him the nicknames "Silver Fox" and "Fox". He also participated in other well-known competitions like NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Grand National East Series.
Aside racing, he wrote a number of books with some titled "21 Forever: The Story of Stock Car Driver David Pearson" (1980), and "Squash: The Skills of the Game" (1990).
His parents were Eura Pearson and Lennie Harris Pearson. His wife, Helen Pearson died in 1991. His children were Larry, Eddie and Ricky Pearson.
Pearson was initiated into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1990, and the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1993.
He was inducted into the National Motor Sports Press Association's Hall of Fame in 1991, and picked up the Grand National Series Rookie of the Year in 1960.
He was named Olsonite American Driver Of The Year in 1996, and was selected into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011.
He suffered a stroke in 2014.
He gave up the ghost four years later at the age of 83.
David Pearson Rank
F.A.Q. about David Pearson
When is his birthday?
David Pearson's birthday is on December 22, 1934.
In how many days is his birthday?
David's birthday is in 86 days
How old was David when he died?
He was 83 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 12, 2018.
How old would he be today?
David Pearson would be 88 years old if he was alive today.
Where was David from?
He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S..