John Oliver Jr.

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John Oliver Jr.


John Oliver Jr. drives the #05 B-Modified Class car.  His home track is Lee County Speedway but he can also be found racing at 34 Raceway, Knoxville Raceway, Iowa State Fair Speedway, Knox County Fairgrounds, and Scotland County Speedway.  People who help John are:  John Oliver Sr., Bob, Tony, Doug, Ronnie, Jason, Ryan, Grandpa Oliver, Jim Sr., Jimmy, Duane Worth (engine builder).  Car owner is Diane Oliver.

John started racing in 2000 in the Thunder Class car at 34 Raceway because of the strong family racing background.  He began racing Go-Karts early in his life.  His first win was in 2000 in the Thunder Class car at 34 Raceway.  Career highlights include 2004 Lee County Speedway Champion in Hobby Stock, 2004 Dirt Track Challenge Champion in Hobby Stock, several victories in 2002-2003 in Hobby Stock which lead him to a 4th place and 2nd place finish in the Points.

The thrill of racing for John is side by side racing would be his answer if he could only give one.  His most exciting racing moment was racing stock cars in his Hobby Lobby at Knoxville, IL. and spanking their a**es!  He's most proud of his improvement as a driver and learning the art of patience, which lead to his advancement is classes.

John's racing hero is his Dad.

Of racing, John says, "You can have all the money you want in your car/engine but if you can't drive, you're not going to win!".

John's favorite racing website is www.leecountyspeedway.ocm and




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