David Pearson

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Birthday
22, 1934
Birthplace
Spartanburg, SC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1934 (age 83)
Birthplace
Spartanburg, SC

About

NASCAR Hall of Fame's inaugural member won three Grand National Series Championships.

Before Fame

Growing up, he worked with his brother at a body shop and he would climb trees to watch nearby track races.

Trivia

He finished third in points in 1974, despite taking part in just 19 out of 30 races.

Family Life

His son Larry Pearson also became a NASCAR champ.

Associated With

Richard Petty became another charter member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.