Macedo had to drive 1500 miles to williams grove to get his racing. All star circuit of champions 410 outlaw sprint car series. The next car, later in 1962, was cut down and too small for number 1080 and was changed to car number 1. Get the latest race results, news, videos, pictures, win record and more for johnny mackison on. News, photos, results, and more from dozens of associations. The last trophy johnny won was for winning the opening race for the new beltsville speedway in 1965. On september 8, 2008 supermodified racing veteran, champion, legend, and michigan motorsports hall of fame lnductee johnny logan passed.
Johnny mackison stock car racing wiki fandom powered. Updated as of end of 2019 season view weekly division win list view misc division win lists. Nascar results for johnny mackison at champion speedway. Ycrc holds hall of fame banquet public opinion online. History denny gross motorsports denny gross motorsports. To try and tell every detail and trophy awarded to this ace driver would be an impossibility. At lincoln speedway, mackison remains the eighth winningest driver in the sprint car ranks, which in his racing days were class a and nascar sportsman cars. When mackison returned from the army and to the 1080, abel returned to his 2 car. Thomson won the 1948 ucoa new england title after winning 32.
Drivers with last names starting with m racingreference. Get the latest race results driver johnny mackison on. He has also competed in other series, most notably the nascar camping world truck series and the arca racing series. Sprint car driver lucas wolfe parted ways with john and pee wee zemaitis and took over the driving duties for the mike barshingerowned team. This years past driver inductee into the york county racing club hall of fame has a long and colorful career on the local ovals.
My first race back in the late fifties was a memorable one as johnny and bobby hersh were battling side by side with johnny finally winning. About kinerk, i have him qualifying in fast time at the san jose fairgrounds on the last of april, 1972 so. Hunterreay fastest in first practice at road america. In the 1940s and 1950s, ted horn, jimmy bryan and johnny mackison sr. One of the winningest drivers in central pennsylvania, mr. Sixty years ago, york county drivers thrived on the local dirttrack racing scene. In 1949, the american championship car racing national championship would make an appearance, drawing a large crowd in a race won by johnny mantz. Morrison retiring funny car driver johnny gray is an oilman from artesia, n. Johnny mackison september 27, 1935 is a former nascar driver from delta, pa. How many people can say they successfully drove a late model race car, sponsored race cars and racing series, sold race. For some drivers, the division had been an excellent way to spend a saturday. Join facebook to connect with jordan mackison and others you may know.
Johnny mantz won the aaa sprint car race at the milwaukee mile 1. Join facebook to connect with daulton bigler and others you may know. For some drivers, the division had been a way to do something new. Tommy hinnershitz, johnny thomson, johnny mackison sr. Newgarden laments missed win, podium in iowa while pigot. Mackison ran exceptionally well, placing in the topthirty in points both seasons and earning five toptens in his career. Current racing series nascar cup series xfinity series. Johnny mackison jr racing career profile driver database. He is the 20 european le mans series gt champion, having previously won the british porsche cup championship in 1996 and 1997. Welcome to selinsgrove speedway the fastest half mile on the east coast. Driver johnny mackison 1957 nascar grand national results. In his childhood, dippel started his racing career in gokarts at oakland valley speedway, he raced. His obituary follows, johnny was a major player in midwest and beyond dirt track stock car racing for a lot of years. John timed in to the classic 8th quickest with this car in 1967.
He was the first driver to win a 100mile 160 km dirt track race in less than an hour at langhorne, pennsylvania. The speedway opened on may 21, 1939, and has hosted many of the most notable national touring series and some of those most prestigious races in. Other drivers to follow included johnny mackison jr. When johnny mackison got called to the army, bobby abel was tapped to drive the 1080 car. Remembering johnny johnson front porch expressions. Johnny raced stock cars, sprint cars, 34 midgets, midgets, and indy cars in his vast racing career. Sincere sympathies go out to johnny and his wife, kris, and the entire mackison family. From the time he ventured into the local area, johnny grum won 108 feature races. American stock car racer and threetime winner of the indianapolis 500. The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the career details further below on the page.
This is a replica of the emrich chevrolet yorkshire garage number 1080 driven by johnny mackison sr. Mackison, age 76, of manchester township, died at 11. His best effort came in his final event a 3rd at buffalo. The original king of the outlaws, jan opperman, won this race three times in. Miller finished in the top ten in transam points from 19982004 with career victories in 2000,2004. He always had a smile on his face and was so proud of his sons accomplistment is racing. He currently competes parttime in the nascar xfinity series, driving the nos. Miscellaneous all races for a year all races on a specific date random page chase races road course stats restrictor plate races. He will be reposing hartnett funeral home, 561 jerusalem ave. Please remember to support all nascar race sponsors. Tim hughes had johnny mackison driving for him and johnny didnt want to run. At the end of the 62 season, mackison, just 28, retired. This item benefits jeff gordon childrens foundation and the race to beat childhood cancer. They quickly became an unbeatable pair and in 1953 won their first championship at bowling green speedway.
Johnny mackison won the super modified race over gene goodling, bobby abel, jim findley and ron cranston at the lincoln speedway, hanover,pa. Four drivers to be honored over memorial day weekend by brad vores, sentinel correspondent. And what about baheej hindi another brother of ficel and shawkeet. Johnny gray is retiring from racing, but not from helping. Thomson was the 1958 usac sprint car series champion.
Other links auto racing top ranked racecar drivers by circuit top ranked nascar drivers visit our patreon page to create your own alltime fantasy teams and see other bonus material. He was inducted into the national sprint car hall of fame in 1995 and the international motorsports hall of fame in 1996. Reflecting on a strong season by york county dirttrack drivers 60 years ago. At the end of the 1940s the national roadster championships were held at the speedway, which would help greatly influence the future of racing in the next decade. Join facebook to connect with bobby lamond and others you may know.
Johnny miller born december 25, 1965 in johnson city, tennessee is an american racecar driver. He won the eastern sprint car championship in 1954. Fast forward to 1957 and 58 when davey and johnny went nascar racing five. Speedway histories maryland stock car racing hall of. Watch the latest johnny mackison videos and highlights on. May 26, 2012 my first race back in the late fifties was a memorable one as johnny and bobby hersh were battling side by side with johnny finally winning. Check out the latest johnny mackison photos and pictures on. We can only hope to touch on a few of the highlights of his 16 years of racing. Johnny dumfries racing career profile driver database.
Reflections of the brownsburg bullet the drivers project. Jim, you probably know without looking anything up, but ficel hindi, was he a brother of shawkeet and, thus, uncle of dion hindi. Johnny mackison racing career profile driver database. He was a season champion at willow grove, lincolnway, susquehanna, and port royal speedways. But the one name which hasstood the test of time best is that of johnny. Mackison is the father of johnny and grandfather of hunter, both who are current. Grum finished out the season by not qualifying for the laurel highlands late model race at jennerstown and retired from racing. Johnny gray is retiring from racing, but not from helping kids.
Sixty years ago, york county dirttrack racers thrived. About johnny in april of 2009, johnny started quarter midget race car driver school as a novice at silver city quarter midget club in meriden, ct, sanctioned by the quarter midget association qma. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Johnny was a major player in midwest and beyond dirt track stock car racing for a lot of years. In our area, most of the cars didnt have fenders, but to the south in. All trademarks and s are property of their respective owners. When i started out i did it because i loved it, i wanted to be a race car driver. Hunter mackison racing career profile driver database. We can combine shipping please message for details. Mackison is the father of johnny and grandfather of hunter, both who are current 410 sprint car racers.
Click on the site to see johnny mackisons career results at that track. He was lured back into the driver s seat by brother in law and sidekick, sam barley, in the early nineties to drive barleys street stock at the hesston speedway. This page is a complete listing of all racers that have raced in nascar nextel cup and previously named cup series, busch series, craftsman truck series, and iroc. He was not only a great race car driver, but a tremendous person in life. Johnny mackison won the super modified race over bobby abel, dizzy dean, ray kable and peewee. York county racing club hall of fame welcomes six newest members. In the years after wwii, davey brown and high school friend johnny mackison built jalopy stock cars and went racing. Page layout issues exist with some browsers all content on this site is the property of selinsgrove speedway management or the entity that provided it. Sprint car hall of fame, along with five world of outlaw champions. About 1993, swope was ready to become a car owner and his first driver was jeff rohrbaugh. The 1957 racing season was a good year for york county drivers, with four of. The history of the nascar sportsman division influential. The new site is still ownedoperated by darren fauth and ive made it better in every way.
Ryan hunterreay set the fastest lap in the first practice session for the rev group grand prix at road america friday morning, with an elapsed time of 1. But, johnny was a brave man as well as a top driver in his field. Williams grove speedway wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. He competed in sixteen nextel cup series events in his career, coming in 1957 and 1958. But it didnt take davey long to determine that mackison was the far better driver, so he became johnnys mechanic. Johnny thomson april 9, 1922 in lowell, massachusetts september 24, 1960 in allentown, pennsylvania was an american racecar driver. It all started in the western part of the state, but for the most part johnny grum was known as a top driver on several local circuits. Williams grove speedway is a halfmile automobile dirt racing track located in mechanicsburg, pennsylvania, usa. Compare drivers driver rankings owners crew chiefs. Dippel is an american professional stock car racing driver, he competes fulltime in the nascar gander outdoors truck series, driving the no. He had to wait until his 5th birthday to enter a race, which happened to have been on an actual race day. John jackson born february 1964 is a scottish professional stock car racing driver. He won a pair of point titles at both hagerstown and port royal, and won the biggest race on the east coast, the williams grove national open. Johnny rutherford bio, facts, family famous birthdays.
Johnny gray is retiring from racing, but not from helping kids share this. Johnny mowlem born 12 february 1969 is a professional british racing driver. Racing pioneer and legend johnny barbaro passed away saturday, october 28th, 2006. During his racing career, he drove for several seasons, including his aaa championship and indianapolis 500 win, for ed walshs team. Johnny even raced the beach course from 53 until the super speedway came into existence. Most pages of fantasy racing cheat sheet have moved to their new home, except the tools. Browse hundreds of tracks for news, events, photos, and more. Active drivers career stats nascar cup series xfinity series gander outdoor truck series pintys series ntt indycar series arca menards series.
Mowlem is considered to be among the worlds elite sports car drivers, having competed in every class of world championship sports car racing. Mackison, who returned to sprint car racing after leaving for stock cars a few years, ended time lincoln speedway winner fred rahmers four race win streak in one of the most exciting races of. However, johnny didnt do much as he ended up in the middle of a 37 car pile up right at the start of the race. He was a 9 time driving champion and showed the pros a thing or two about racing. Johnny mackison stats, race results, wins, news, record. Sprint car driver lucas wolfe takes over as fulltime driver. Click on the year to see the standings for that year.
One of his last cars, if not the last, was known as the four bar car. My sympathy the mackison family my first race back in the late fifties was a memorable one as johnny and bobby hersh were battling side by side with johnny finally winning. How many people can say they successfully drove a late model race car, sponsored race cars and racing series, sold race cars and parts and owned a race track and promoted races all while running some other businesses. Click on the number of races to see individual races for that year. Miller has 100 career starts in the transam road racing series, including two wins and 67 top ten finishes. Selinsgrove speedway sprint car racing news, schedules. Join facebook to connect with john hunter mackison and others you may know. Visit our patreon page to create your own alltime fantasy teams and see other bonus material.448 579 613 981 762 143 1216 636 563 926 260 763 1441 597 1186 173 802 1120 990 1363 151 650 1097 1195 753 492 897 1444 1395 923 1155 1103 1020 819 1111 763