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Helmet of John Paul, Jr.

Flag of U.S.A. John Paul, Jr.

full name John Lee Paul, Jr. nationality American born February 19, 1960 hometown Muncie, Indiana died December 29, 2020 place of death Woodland Hills, California

Racing highlights

19971st24 Hours of Daytona
19821stIMSA Camel GT Championship
19821st24 Hours of Daytona
19812ndIMSA Camel GT Challenge

Racing career summary

Races entered235
Wins22
Podiums58
Pole positions12
Fastest laps13
Race win percentage9.4%
Podium percentage24.7%

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.

2001Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing9 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing11 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing15 races4 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing11 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing7 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing10 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing6 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1985Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1984Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing16 races1 win5 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1982Racing22 races10 wins13 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
1981Racing27 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position4 fastest race laps
1980Racing6 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Paul, Jr.

2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Zali Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF05BOldsmobile 3.5Firestone

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
45th25Konrad Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B2K/10 (Ford)

2000 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
15th150Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk. III (Lincoln)

2000 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
29th22Patriot Motorsports, Konrad Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Dunlop
Porsche 993 GT2Porsche 3.8 turboDunlop

1999 Pep Boys Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
28th39Byrd-Cunningham Racing, McCormack Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF01COldsmobile 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1999.

1999 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
36th15Corvette Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette C5-RChevrolet 6.0Goodyear

1999 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
20th55Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
11th216PDM Racing, Team Pelfrey
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF01BOldsmobile 4.0Goodyear
Dallara IR7Oldsmobile 4.0Firestone
Click to show race results for Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1998.

1996-97 Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
15th163PDM Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF01Oldsmobile 4.0Goodyear
Lola T93/00Menard 3.4 turboGoodyear
Dallara IR7Oldsmobile 4.0Goodyear
Click to show race results for Indy Racing League 1996-97.

1997 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th125Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
73400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA

1997 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley&Scott Mk.IIIFordGood Year

1996 Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
15th153PDM Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T93/00Menard 3.4 turboGoodyear
Click to show race results for Indy Racing League 1996.

1996 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th157Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1995 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0ZR-1 Corvette Team USA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1Chevrolet 6.3 turboGoodyear
Click to show race results for 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1995.

1995 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th47Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)
Spice DR3 (Lancia)

1994 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0ProFormance Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T93/00Ilmor 2.6 turboGoodyear

1994 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th18Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice DR3 (Ferrari)

1993 PPG Indy Car World Series

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

1993 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th81
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gunnar 966 (Porsche)
Nissan NPT-90

1992 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
27th3D. B. Mann Development
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T90/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1992 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th35Brumos, Joest Racing, Hotchkis Racing, Tom Milner Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gunnar 966 (Porsche)
Porsche 962C
Spice SE91P (Pontiac)
Intrepid RM-1 (Chevrolet)

1992 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th25Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX

1991 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0D. B. Mann Development
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T90/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1991 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
56th182
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1991 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st28Dyson Racing, Gunnar Porsche, John Shapiro
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C
Gunnar 966 (Porsche)
Porsche 962GTi
Spice SE89P (Pontiac)

1990 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Mann Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T89/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1990 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th91Busby Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GTP ZX-T

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Kent Baker Racing, Mann Motorsports, Bettenhausen Motorsports, Dale Coyne Racing, ATEC Environmental
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T87/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear
March 86CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Lola T87/00Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Lola T88/00Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1989 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th24Bayside Racing, Phoenix Racing Cars, Momo-Gebhardt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962
Phoenix JG2 (Chevrolet)
Porche 962C

1989 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
47th10Whitehall Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE87L (Pontiac)

1986 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0March Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86CBuick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th19Conte Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60112
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85G (Buick)

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0AMI Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
60th3Conte Racing, Pegasus Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140021
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85G (Buick)
March 84G (Buick)

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th28VDS Racing, Primus Racing, Patrick Racing, HR Racing, Provimi Veal Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Primus 84Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Penske PC-10Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
March 84CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th15Henn's T-Bird Swap Shop
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956Porsche 2.6 turbo

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
38th18Bayside Disposal Racing, Conte Racing, Pegasus Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962
March 84G (Chevrolet)
March 85G (Buick)

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th84Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-10Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1983 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th24JLP Racing, Henn's Swap Shop
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Wysard Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
70th6Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kremer-Porsche CK5

1982 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
22nd6Siegfried Brunn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908/3 Turbo

1982 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st235JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1891245
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Lola T600 (Chevrolet)

1982 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 JLP-3Good Year

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
112th20JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50114
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 JLP-2

1981 IMSA Camel GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
2nd130
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T600
Porsche 935 JLP-3

1981 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th21JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT5 (Volkswagen)

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th51JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1980 World Sportscar Championship - GTX

PositionPointsTeam
0JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1980 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
9th0J.L.P. Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/JLP2 (IMSA)3.0L F6 TurboGoodyear

1980 World Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
14th0JLP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 JLP

1979 CASC/SCCA Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th34John Paul Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1/79 (Ford BDD)

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
37th34JLP Racing, Jim Downing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Mazda RX-2
Mazda RX-3

1979 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula F

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen
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