|Born||May 11, 1940|
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|9 races run over 2 years|
|Best finish||64th – 1969 NASCAR Grand National Series season|
|First race||1968 Volunteer 500 (Bristol International Speedway)|
|Last race||1969 Pickens 200 (Greenville-Pickens Speedway)|
As a driver
He has completely 1,941 laps without leading a single one of them; the equivalent of 1,136.6 miles or 1,829.2 kilometres of racing constantly on a paved highway. While starting an average of 23rd place, Pruitt has generally improved his performance in the races by finishing an average of 18th place. Pruitt has raced primarily on short tracks; only racing on intermediate tracks and restrictor plate tracks only once apiece.
His primary stock car vehicle is the #57 Dodge machine owned by himself and without a permanent sponsor. During his career, Pruitt brought home $2,780 in total career winnings ($18,993.3 when adjusted for inflation).
As an owner
As a NASCAR team owner, Pruitt has employed legendary NASCAR superstars like Neil Castles, Charlie Glotzbach, James Hylton, Roy Tyner, and Frank Warren. His record while managing a NASCAR team includes two finishes in the "top five" and five finishes in the "top ten." Stock car racing vehicles under Pruitt's command received an average start of 24th place leading up to an average finish of 21st place. These vehicles also raced 9778 laps of top-level stock car racing; while leading only 16 of them.
- Career statistics for Ervin Pruitt at Racing Reference
- NASCAR statistics for Ervin Pruitt at Driver Averages
- #57 Ervin Pruitt complete NASCAR information at Fantasy Racing Cheat Sheet
- Ervin Pruitt NASCAR Cup owner statistics by driver at Race Database
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