Johnny Burke Jr.
Johnny Burke Jr. drives the #56 Mini Stock
Class car. He lives in Winston-Salem, NC. His home track is
Caraway Speedway but he can also be found racing at Bowman Gray Stadium.
Johnny's #56 car is the black with white
lettering Ford Mustang.
He started racing in 1994 in the Mini
Stock class at Bowman Gray Stadium because he's always been around
racing. His first win was in 1994 in the Mini Stock Class at Bowman
Gray Stadium. Career highlights include 1994 Rookie of the
Year, 2000 Track Championship at Bowman Gray Stadium, 3 wins at
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Mini Stock, Summer Legends Shootout 1995.
The thrill of racing for Johnny is
building cars and engines that run good. His most exhilarating
racing moment was winning the Championship at Bowman Gray Stadium and
winning 50 lapper at the Stadium. He's most proud of his
Championship, Rookie of the Year and winning, in the same week at
Charlotte and the 50 lapper at Bowman Gray Stadium.
Dale Earnhardt Sr is Johnny's racing hero.
Of racing, Johnny says, "Keep having
fun, learn a lot, don't make it a job!".