Danny Johnson Sr.
Danny Johnson Sr. drives the #29 4 Cyl
class car. He lives in Sumter, SC. His home track is Florence
Motor Speedway but he can also be found racing at Myrtle Beach Speedway
and Summerville Speedway.
He started racing in 1977 in the Street
Stock Class at Sumter Speedway because his Father, Lee Johnson and his
cousin, Slick Johnson raced. His first win was in 1977 in the Street
Stock Class. Career highlights include: 1987 winning every
race and Track Championship at Sumter Speedway and winning Track
Championship at Hartsville/Darlington that same year. Racing Dirt
Late Models and winning Championships in Florence, in 1995 and 2001, with
his two boys cheering him on are more highlights. Racing with his
Dad is one of Danny's highlights. Winning 12 Track Championships
from different tracks and over 460 races. His boys won Bike Racing
Championships from 1996-2001.
The thrill of racing for Danny is the hard
work paying off at the end of the race. His most exciting racing
moment was his two boys running to the Victory Lane and getting a hug from
them. He's most proud of his father, racing with him and his Dad
teaching Danny, making him work harder. When his father passed away
in 1990, his Dad left him with a lot.
Danny's racing hero is Lee Johnson, his
Of racing, Danny says, "Let's Go!".