“Lonestar JR”

£120.00

SIGNED BY Johnny Rutherford

Description

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by Colin Carter

Edition of 850 litho prints plus 50 Artists proofs ALL signed by Johnny Rutherford and the artist

Size 90 cms x 70 cms (approximately)

Johnny Rutherford, Pennzoil Chaparrel Cosworth 1980 Indy 500

Johnny Rutherford dominated the 1980 Indy 500 with his bright yellow Pennzoil Chaparrel. Starting from the pole he led the race seven times for a total of 118 laps and crossed the finish line 30 seconds ahead of runner up Tom Sneva to claim his third Indy 500 victory. Johnny won a total of 27 Indy Car victories and 23 pole positions and ranks 5th on the all time winner list. He had five victories in the 1980 season when he won the National Driving Championship for Indy Car competition and in 1988, he was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the Motorsports Hall of Fame in America.