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Helmet of John Morton

Flag of U.S.A. John Morton

nationality American age 80 years old born February 17, 1942 hometown Chicago, Illinois

Racing highlights

19941st62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans IMSA/GTS class
19721stTrans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.5
19711stSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production
19701stSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production

Racing career summary

Races entered234
Wins25
Podiums56
Pole positions10
Fastest laps15
Race win percentage10.7%
Podium percentage23.9%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2020Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing14 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1997Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1996Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1994Racing3 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1993Racing2 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing2 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1991Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1988Racing11 races4 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing12 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing19 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing18 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing10 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing15 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1979Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing16 races6 wins8 podiums6 pole position5 fastest race laps
1971Racing10 races7 wins7 podiums2 pole position6 fastest race laps
1970Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Morton

2020 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Continental

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF99Ford 2.0
Click to show race results for SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Continental 2020.

2014 Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
13th88
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda MX-5

2013 SCCA National Championship Runoffs E Production

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Bonk Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240Z

2002 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
12th35The Racers Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-RS
Porsche 996 GT3-R

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
74th4G&W Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-R3.6L F6 NAYokohama

2000 Grand American Sports Car Series - GTU

PositionPointsTeam
6th217G&W Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-R

2000 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
49th22G & W Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-RPorsche 3.6Dunlop

2000 Grand American Rolex Series - GTU

PositionPointsTeam
6th217
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
17th49CJ Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2Porsche 3.6 turboYokohama

1998 66th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0CJ Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2Porsche 3.6 turboGoodyear

1997 65th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT2 class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Sté Viper Team ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

1996 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Canaska Southwind Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin
Click to show race results for 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1996.

1994 62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans IMSA/GTS class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Clayton Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX TurboNissan 3.0 turboYokohama

1994 IMSA Exxon Supreme GT Series - GTS-1

PositionPointsTeam
12th25
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300ZX

1993 IMSA Exxon Supreme GT Series - GTS-1

PositionPointsTeam
14th20Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX

1993 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0International Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T91/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1992 IMSA Exxon Supreme GT Series - GTS-1

PositionPointsTeam
14th18Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX-T

1991 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
17th13Mazda Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1990 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Gohr Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T89/00Cosworth 2.6 turboGoodyear

1990 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
21st17Mazda Motorsports (Downing/Atlanta)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1989 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
6th79Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX-T

1988 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th81Electramotive Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GTP ZX-T

1988 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
23rd19Clayton-Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1987 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th79Group 44, Electramotive Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
112300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-7
Nissan GTP ZX-T

1987 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
39th10Clayton Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1986 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
35th1Gohr Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86CBuick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th82BF Goodrich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th12Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956Porsche 2.6 turboGoodyear

1986 SCCA/Escort Endurance Championship - SS

PositionPointsTeam
0Rick Hurst Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944T

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th96BF Goodrich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
35th5Jet Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 83Chevrolet 5.8Goodyear
March 83CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
March 83CChevrolet 5.8Goodyear

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
82nd3BF Goodrich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T616Mazda 1.3 rotaryBF Goodrich

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th59Conte Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)
March 84G (Chevrolet)
March 85G (Buick)

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th44Conte Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mirage M12 (Ford)
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)

1983 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
10th56MRKS, Racing Beat
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang
Mazda RX-7

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
103rd2N.A.R.T.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512BB LM

1982 Budweiser/7-Eleven Can-Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th129CGI Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frissbee (Chevrolet)

1982 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
15th40Marketing Corporation of America
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Joe Hunt Magneto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 74Chevrolet 5.8Goodyear

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
157th16Firestone, BMW North America, N.A.R.T.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1981 SCCA Budweiser Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
12th49U. S. Racing, CGI Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frissbee (Chevrolet)
Prophet (Chevrolet)

1980 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0Brad Frisselle Racing, Roy Woods Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frissbee (Chevrolet)

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
123rd13Racing Beat, Andial Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3
Mazda RX-7
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1979 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
9th6U.S. Racing, John Morton Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Prophet (Chevrolet)
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
35th0Interscope Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/79 (IMSA+2.5)3.0L F6 TurboGoodyear

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
72nd23Modena Sports Cars, Vasek Polak, Interscope Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Porsche 935
Porsche 935/79

1978 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
16th150John Morton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1978 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
57th17Bobby Carradine, G. H. Sharp
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Datsun 200SX

1978 World Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
42nd0Adams Associates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans-AmChevroletGoodyear

1977 SCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
10th21Morton Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1977 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0Ramsey Ferrari/Modena
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Goodyear

1976 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie d'Etoile, Italia Motor Sports Design
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lance LSR1 (Chevrolet)
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Watkins Glen

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Vasek Polak Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934Porsche 3.0 turbo

1975 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th15Krinitt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
Lola T400 (Chevrolet)

1975 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0Francisco Mir
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4

1974 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd4Mir Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
Eagle 73A (Chevrolet)

1974 World Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
0Bobcor Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo MontrealAlfa Romeo 2.6

1974 SCCA Trans-American Championship - Over 2 Liter

PositionPointsTeam
0Bobcor Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo MontrealAlfa Romeo 2.6
Click to show race results for SCCA Trans-American Championship - Over 2 Liter 1974.

1973 SCCA Trans-American Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Kessler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro
Click to show race results for SCCA Trans-American Championship 1973.

1972 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hawke (Volkswagen)

1972 L & M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th14BRE
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 70B (Ford V8)

1972 Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.5

PositionPointsTeam
1st135Brock Racing Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
106765
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 510Datsun 1.8
Click to show race results for Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.5 1972.

1971 Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.5

PositionPointsTeam
0Brock Racing Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
96626
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 510Datsun 1.6
Click to show race results for Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.5 1971.

1971 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 240Z

1970 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 240Z

1967 United States Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Morton Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 23Porsche

1966 United States Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 23Porsche
Click to show race results for United States Road Racing Championship 1966.

1964 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
0Shelby-American
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby Cobra 427


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