John LaValle drives the #87 Figure 8 Class
car. His home track is Sunshine Speedway but he can be found
racing all over Florida and Riverhead NY. He lives in Palm Harbor,
Team members helping John are:
Gordon Brown, Seth & Ethan Nistor, Jimmy Cherry.
John started racing in 1977 in the
Street Stock Class at Sunshine Speedway because of his love of cars and
mechanics. His first win was in 1979 in the Street Stock Class at
Sunshine Speedway. Career highlights include 4th place finish in
29th World Championship and 35 Feature Figure 8 wins.
The thrill of racing for John is the
speed and thrill. His most exciting racing moment was his 10th
place finish in World F-8 in reuef of Gordon Brown. He's most
proud of 25 years of Figure 8 competition and racing F-8 at 12 different
John's racing hero is Jack Dossy, 6 time
F-8 World Champion.
Of racing, John says, "Do it!".
His favorite racing website is