John Pace drives the #47 Hornet Class car.
His home track is Peoria Speedway but he can also be found racing at
Spoon River Speedway and Farmer City Raceway. He lives in Creve
Team members helping John are: Ted
John started racing in '89 in the Street
Stock Class at Spoon River Speedway because his Father used to race when
John was a kid and his Dad inspired him to race also. Career
highlights include when he was running 3rd and taken out.
The thrill of racing for John is when
you can run side by side with someone and neither one of you hit each
other. His most exciting racing moment was watching his buddy kick
butt in the Sportsman Class at Peoria #38 Kevin Grammer. He's most
proud of when he raced and did not wreck his car.
John's racing heroes are his Dad and
Of racing, John says, "Always think
safety first. Life is what you make it!".
John's favorite racing website is