Johnson and Lau finish 2nd in SRO GT4 America Race at Watkins Glen
Watkins Glen, NY - Billy Johnson and Edgar Lau finish 2nd at Watkins Glen in the No. 124 Rotek / ARG Motorsports Mustang GT4.
"Edgar did an amazing job and had an impressive last lap drive to put us on the podium" said Johnson. "This was a much needed redemption after suspension damage in Race 1 when passing for the lead took us out of contention. The Rotek / ARG Motorsports guys gave us a great car all weekend and Edgar put in some great drives to make this an awesome weekend".
Johnson to drive No.124 Rotek / ARG Mustang GT4 in SRO Americas
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Billy Johnson is a (freelance) American professional race car driver who has competed in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing in the #66 Ford GT, winning the 2018 6-Hours of Spa, and is 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 and 49 podiums 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 development 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, GT500, 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 who has competed in the NASCAR Cup series, driving for Richard Petty in the iconic #43 NASCAR; as well as the NASCAR Xfinity series.
Billy is a professional driver coach and has worked for numerous racing schools and is hired by Ford to teaching advanced techniques to Ford's Cup and XFinity drivers on road courses.
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 Boynton Beach, FL.