John “Johnnie” Thomson

1922 – 1960


Johnnie Thomson riding high on the cushion in the #43 Frank Curtis sprint car at a Triple A race at the Reading Fairgrounds at Reading, Pennsylvania on June 17, 1956.  He qualified twelfth fasted in a time of 26.98 seconds before winning the third heat race and finishing fourth in the feature event – Dave Knox photo from the Bill Green collection




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