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Johnny O'Connell

Johnny O'Connell (USA)

No. 53 Chevrolet Corvette C5-R
Chassis C5-R 009

Born: July 24, 1962
Le Mans Participations: 6
Le Mans Best: 5th (1994 - Nissan, 2000 - Panoz)
Career Highlights:

  • Formula Atlantic (West) Championship 1987, 5 wins
  • Formula Atlantic (West) Champion 1988, 1 win
  • American Racing Series 1989 (Ganassi) 1 win
  • IMSA GTO Championship 1991 (Nissan)
  • IMSA GTO Championship 1992-1993 (Nissan) 2 wins
  • Winner GTS Sebring 12 Hours 1993 (Nissan)
  • Vice-Champion IMSA GTS Championship 1994 (Nissan) 2 wins
  • Winner Overall and GTS Sebring 12 Hours 1994 (Nissan)
  • Winner GT-1 Sebring 12 Hours 1995 (Nissan)
  • Indy Racing League 1996 (Reynard)
  • PSCR World Sports Car Championship 1997 (Hawk, Panoz)
  • PSCR World Sports Car Championship 1998 (R&S, Panoz)
  • American Le Mans Series 1999 (Panoz)
  • American Le Mans Series 2000 (Panoz)
  • Winner Overall and GTS 2001 Rolex 24 at Daytona (Chevrolet Corvette)
  • American Le Mans Series 2001 (Chevrolet Corvette)
  • American Le Mans Series 2002 (Chevrolet Corvette) 7 wins GTS
  • Winner GTS 12 Hours of Sebring 2002 and 2003 (Chevrolet Corvette)
  • American Le Mans Series 2003 (Chevrolet Corvette) 1 win to date

Johnny O'Connell in LeMans