The seven-time Formula 1 champion rarely made a mistake on the track. He could straddle that razor-thin line between maintaining control and crashing better than anyone in F1 history.
Busch is NASCAR's most-thrilling driver today. Aggressive and unapologetic, he can maintain control of the car even when it's sliding through the turns as if on ice. He used to be wreck waiting to happen; today he's a champion in waiting.
In his three full-time seasons on the Cup circuit: 1966, '68, and '69, Pearson won the championship each year. A daredevil behind the wheel, he could dart through openings on the track that other drivers couldn't even see.
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