Johnny Rutherford, 3-time winner of Indy 500; CART national champion. Known to racing fans as “Lone Star JR”.
During his highly successful career, Johnny was the National Sprint Car Champion and became a household name with his first Indianapolis 500 mile race win.
Johnny has won the Indianapolis 500 three times. And, while finishing in the top ten for 157 out of 318 Indy car starts, he has been in the victory circle at every major race track in the nation.
Rutherford has represented numerous companies in radio, print, and television commercials.
He has also been an auto racing TV analyst for NBC, ABC, CBS, and
Johnny Rutherford continues to serve the racing community and is a special events coordinator for the Indy Racing League. He is also a racing consultant to Team Pennzoil.