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Billy is an American professional race car driver competing in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS class for Multimatic Motorsports / Miller Racing in the #158 Ford Racing BOSS 302R Mustang with co-driver Ian James.
Billy drove the #007 Aston Martin Vantage in the 12 Hours of Sebring for Aston Martin Racing in the GT 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.
He is also a road-course test driver and coach for Roush Fenway Racing and drove the #60 Nationwide car to an 8th place finish at Montreal in 2012. Johnson made his Nationwide oval debut at Loudon in 2013 and finished an impressive 15th position on the lead lap. He also led laps in the #16 at Road America.
Billy also competes in Time Attacks events in an assortment of cars ranging from the FXMD Turbo NSX, Twin Turbo 350Z, R34GTR, and many more.
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!