Junior Johnson a Legend of Nascar

Author: Mark | Subject: Nascar

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Article excerpt: Whenever NASCAR racing takes place the name of Junior Johnson still echoes around the track, despite the fact that it is forty four years since this legend of the sport last climbed into his racing car, started the engine and enthralled the crowd with his exhilarating performance. Even today at approaching 80 years of age, Johnson can still be seen providing advice to younger NASCAR drivers and supporting the sport that he adores. For Junior Johnson is a true legend of NASCAR; a man who in 1953 at the age of 22 was there during the fledgling years of the sport.