Johnson & Maxwell WIN at Lime Rock for a historic 1-2 Finish for the
Billy Johnson is an American professional race car driver competing in the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS class for Multimatic Motorsports in the #15 Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C with co-driver Scott Maxwell.
With 17 wins to his name, Billy is one of the most successful drivers in the CTSCC history. In addition, Billy has multiple GT class podium finishes for Turner Motorsports, driving the BMW M3 in the IMSA GTD Class as well as driving the #007 Aston Martin Vantage in the 12 Hours of Sebring for Aston Martin Racing in the GTE class with Pedro Lamy and Paul Dalla Lana in 2013.
He has been called to drive in the #77 Doran Racing Ford Daytona Prototype during the 2012 running of the 24 Hours of Daytona at the last minute Sunday morning having never driven a DP before, driving the car to a 7th place finish.
Johnson is road-course specialist in the NASCAR Nationwide series and works as a test driver and coach for Ford and Roush Fenway Racing with a career-best 8th place finish in the #60 at Montreal in 2012. Johnson made his oval racing debut at Loudon in 2013 in a Nationwide car finishing an impressive 15th position on the lead lap. He also led laps in the #16 at Road America.
Billy is an 8-time track record holder in Time Attack events driving an assortment of cars but most notable for piloting the FXMD Turbo NSX, the fastest Time Attack car in the country.
Billy currently resides in Wellington, FL.
SPEED Channel 2013 Race Broadcast:
1 - BMW Performance 200 (Daytona) WIN - (Click Here)
SPEED Channel 2012 Race Broadcast:
Video interview from the WIN at NJMP (2011):
Billy Johnson & FX Motorsports Development re-set the Buttonwillow Track Record by ~3 seconds (1:37.520) as confirmation of fastest time attack car in the country.
Billy Johnson & FXMD beat HKS Japan's long-standing track record at Buttonwillow. The only RWD car to do so!