Johnson puts on a show at the Goodwood FOS in the Championship-Winning #22 Team Penske Ford Fusion
CHICHESTER, England - Billy Johnson returns to Goodwood, piloting the NASCAR Cup Championship-Winning No.22 Joey Logano Team Penske Ford Fusion.
"Goodwood is always a fun event, but it was pretty special to drive Joey's Championship-winning Ford Fusion" said Johnson. "Team Penske is a powerhouse organization, and it was an honor to be allowed to drive their irreplaceable car sideways and put on a smoke-show for the British fans to give them a little taste of American motorsports".
Top-10 finish at Watkins Glen
WATKINS GLEN, New York - Billy Johnson fills in at Kohr Motorsports in the No. 59 Mustang GT4 driving with Kenny Wilden and finish in the 10th position.
"I want to thank Kenny Wildend and Dean Martin at Kohr Motorsports for calling me up to drive their Mustang GT4 at Watkins Glen" said Johnson. "The Mustangs weren't the strongest this weekend but the racing is always so much fun in the Michelin Pilot Sportscar Challenge whether you're battling for the lead, or for 15th. Hopefully the cars will be in a better position to battle for wins soon".
Johnson & Hoy WIN
Billy Johnson is an American professional race car driver competing in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing in the #66 Ford GT and the 2016 IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS champion for Ford/Multimatic Motorsports in the #15 Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C with co-driver Scott Maxwell.
With 23 wins to his name, Billy is the winning-est driver in CTSCC history. In addition, Billy has multiple GT class podium finishes for Turner Motorsports, driving the BMW M3 in the IMSA GTD Class.
Johnson is a test driver for Multimatic and Ford Performance and helped develop the LeMans winning Ford GT racecar, Championship winning Shelby GT350R-C, Mustang GT4, FP350S racecars, as well as street cars including the GT350, GT350R, and Ford GT.
He has been called to drive in numerous endurance races including the 24 Hours of LeMans in the #66 Ford GT, 24 Hours of Daytona in the #77 Doran Racing Ford Daytona Prototype, the 12 Hours of Sebring in the #007 Aston Martin Vantage to the #64 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 to the #97 Turner Motorsport Z4 GT3.
Johnson is also a road-course specialist in the NASCAR Xfinity series and is hired by Ford to teaching advanced techniques to Ford's Sprint Cup and XFinity drivers on road course racing.
Driving for 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 Lake Worth, FL.