Category: David Pearson

Pearson’s Daytona 500 Winner Was One Memorable Mercury

  As he watches his rookie driver Trevor Bayne work his way into a job in the Sprint Cup Series, Eddie Wood can’t help but think back to the days when he was just coming into his own as a mechanic on his family’s race team. One race that stands above the rest from Wood’s […]

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FORD RACING NOTES AND QUOTES NASCAR Media Day

Courtesy of Ford Racing Daytona International Speedway TREVOR BAYNE – No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion – YOU’LL BE RUNNING BOTH SERIES THIS YEAR. HOW DID THAT COME ABOUT? “We’re really excited for the upcoming year. We checked the box for the Nationwide Series, so to be able to run for that championship, I think we’re […]

Woods Use Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion to Salute Pearson’s Hall of Fame Induction

After 61 years in the NASCAR racing business, the Wood Brothers have two long-standing relationships that stand above the rest – their ties to Ford Motor Company and to David Pearson. Both of them will be prominently represented on their No. 21 Ford Fusion for the 2011 season. Ford Customer Service Division is returning as […]

Excerpt from Great Rivalries Have Roots Deep Within Sport’s Core

Excerpt from Great Rivalries Have Roots Deep Within Sport’s Core By Joe Menzer, NASCAR.COM August 29, 2008 Getty Images David Pearson had the last laugh, in Victory Lane after the 1976 Daytona 500. 1. Richard Petty vs. David Pearson Getty ImagesDavid Pearson had the last laugh, in Victory Lane after the 1976 Daytona 500. This […]