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Name  Bobby Johns

Role  Racing driver
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Born  May 22, 1932 (age 83) Miami, Florida (1932-05-22)
Best finish  3rd - 1960 Grand National Series season
First race  1956 race (Columbia Speedway)
Last race  1969 American 500 (Rockingham)
First win  1960 Atlanta 500 (Atlanta)
Last win  1962 Volunteer 500 (Bristol)

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Robert James "Bobby" Johns (May 22, 1932 – March 7, 2016) was American race car driver.

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Johns raced in the NASCAR series in the 1956–1969 seasons, with 141 career starts. He had two wins among his 36 top ten finishes and finished the 1960 season 3rd in the points. He also attempted to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 seven times and succeeded in both 1965 and 1969, where he finished 7th and 10th, respectively.

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Johns was able to race in NASCAR regardless of being conscripted into the United States Army.

References

Bobby Johns Wikipedia


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