Junior Johnson

  • Junior Johnson Dec 21, 2019

    Junior Johnson, ‘The Last American Hero,’ Dies at 88

    Robert Glenn “Junior” Johnson, the moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as “The Last American Hero” by author Tom Wolfe in a 1965 article for Esquire, died Friday. He was 88....

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    NASCAR announced the death of Johnson, the winner of 50 races as a driver and 132 as an owner. He was a member of the inaugural class inducted into the...

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