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The NASCAR community is mourning the loss of another legend.

News just broke that David Pearson, also known as The Silver Fox, has died.

At the time of his passing, he was 83 years old.

Details are extremely limited at this time.

Pearson, a South Carolina native, retired in 1989 — After 27 years of racing.

He was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011.

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction: David Pearson 2011

David Gene Pearson (born December 22, 1934) is a former American stock car racer from Spartanburg, South Carolina.[1] Pearson began his NASCAR career in 1960 and ended his first season by winning the 1960 NASCAR Rookie of the Year award.[1] He won three championships (1966, 1968, and 1969) every year

We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.

Please keep Pearson’s family in your thoughts and prayers today.

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