Johnny Simons Jr. drives the #8 Baby Grand
Class car. He lives in Aylett, VA. His home track is
Southampton but he can also be found racing at OCS, SNS and ODS.
Johnny's #8 car is the red and black
Intrepid 1250 Yamaha.
He started racing in 1993 in the Mini Cup
Class at Southside Speedway because he got the right opportunity and never
looked back. His first win was in 1994 in the Mini Cup Class at
The thrill of racing for Johnny is the
fans! His most exhilarating racing moment was when he took lap at
Watkins Glen. He's most proud of having the same sponsor for 10
Richard Petty is Johnny's racing hero.
Of racing, Johnny says, "Before you can
win a race you have got to finish first! Take that either way you
like, but you have to finish first!".