Robert James Johns (May 22, 1932 – March 7, 2016) was an American race car driver.
|Born||May 22, 1932|
|Died||March 7, 2016 (aged 83)|
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|141 races run over 14 years|
|Best finish||3rd (1960)|
|First race||1956 race (Columbia)|
|Last race||1969 American 500 (Rockingham)|
|First win||1960 Atlanta (Atlanta)|
|Last win||1962 Volunteer 500 (Bristol)|
Johns raced in the NASCAR series in the 1956–1969 seasons, with 141 career starts. He had two wins among his 36 top ten finishes and finished the 1960 season 3rd in the points. He also attempted to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 seven times and succeeded in both 1965 and 1969, where he finished 7th and 10th, respectively.
Johns was able to race in NASCAR regardless of being conscripted into the United States Army.
Johns died on March 7, 2016 in his Miami, Florida home at age 83.
Indianapolis 500 resultsEdit
|1966||BRP||Ford||Failed to Qualify|
|1971||Brabham||Offy||Failed to Qualify|
- Bobby Johns driver statistics at Racing-Reference
- Bobby Johns at the 1965 Gwny Staley 500
- In Memory of Robert James Johns
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