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Johnny O'Connell

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Johnny O'Connell, ALMS event, Laguna Seca, 20th October 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Johnny O'Connell, ALMS event, Laguna Seca, 20th October 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

24 Jul 1962
Poughkeepsie, New York

Nationality:

United States

Indy 500s:

1 (1996-1997)

Better known as an endurance racer and was a long-time racer in the American Le Mans Series. In 2003, with co-driver, Ron Fellows, Johnny won the GTS class drivers championship in the series and in 2004, won his class at Sebring. In 2009, he took a Le Mans class win. In 2011, Johnny switched to the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge GT championship, and stayed in the series until 2017. He won the title, until 2016, in every year bar his first season in the series; 2015 was his fourth successive title. Now living in Georgia, Johnny is a commentator for television and runs his own motorsports firm, whilst remaining as a Cadillac spokesman, promoter and sales agent.

Biography last updated 10 Jun 2018