Cale Yarborough, one of the best NASCAR drivers The sports legend is said to be in poor health and his family is asking for prayers.
John Dodson, vice president of business partnerships at Universal Technical Institute and NASCAR, offered his thoughts and prayers to the Yarborough family.
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“The toughest driver I’ve ever worked with is not doing well,” Dodson tweeted on Saturday. “Please keep Cale Yarborough in your prayers. The Yarborough family has requested no phone calls or visits at this time. Praying for Cale and his family.”
Details surrounding Yarborough’s apparent illness were scarce.
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Yarborough, 84, had 83 wins and 319 top-10 finishes in his NASCAR career. It is one of two drivers. History of NASCAR To win three consecutive championships. He has won the Daytona 500 four times and is sixth on the NASCAR Cup Series wins list.
He tied the modern record for most poles in a season with 14. He finished his career with a total of 69 poles.
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of South Carolina In the year In 1999, he was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers. In the year He was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2012. He drove on the circuit from 1957 to 1988.