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John Morton

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John Morton, Legends of Riverside meeting, March 2010. Copyright Vince Howlett, 2010. Used with permission.

John Morton, Legends of Riverside meeting, March 2010. Copyright Vince Howlett, 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

17 Feb 1942
Chicago, Illinois

Nationality:

United States

CART/IRL years:

CART (1984-1990)

Still involved in racing, as he competes occasionally in historic events. Best known as a sportscar racer, he now lives in Utah. Runs a website, but formerly owned a garage. John started his career in 1963 in sportscar events shortly after attending Carroll Shelby's racing school. That was the discipline for which he then became best known, winning at Sebring in 1994 and being a regular winner in IMSA between 1985 and 1988. John also worked for a while as a stunt driver in Hollywood movies in the 1970's to help put a budget together for racing.

Biography last updated 23 Jan 2016