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Ronnie Johnson doubles up at 411 Motor Speedway

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

                SEYMOUR, TN – Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN won the 2nd Annual J.T. Kerr Memorial 40 on Saturday night at 411 Motor Speedway for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  Of all of the races the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame Inductee has won in his long career, Johnson [...]

Ronnie Johnson ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Expo coming on December 29

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

CARTERSVILLE, GA – National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame Inductee Ronnie Johnson will host the “Tricks Of The Trade” Expo on December 29 at the Colonnade Center at Benton Place Campus in Ringgold, GA. Johnson will share his 40 years of experience and knowledge in dirt late model racing.
Also representatives from the [...]

Ronnie Johnson remains compeitive in changing times

Friday, August 17th, 2012

By Richard Allen

Few drivers have had as much success in racing as has Ronnie Johnson. For proof of that, the Chattanooga, Tennessee native counts his feature wins by the hundreds and in 2004 he was inducted into the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame.
But just because he has a great deal of success behind [...]

Ronnie Johnson to pilot Warrior House Car in Spring Thaw at Volunteer Speedway

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

By Richard Allen
 In an east Tennessee pairing of sorts, Hall of Fame driver Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga will drive the Warrior House Car built by the Knoxville based chassis builder in Saturday’s Spring Thaw race to be held at the Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee. The event on the 1/3 mile high banked clay [...]

Ronnie Johnson doubles up at Boyd’s Speedway

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

By Richard Allen

 Both fans and drivers alike took advantage of a beautiful sunny day at the Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia to enjoy a full slate of racing that included the Cabin Fever 40 super late model event and a 20 lap Crate Late Model feature.
Ronnie Johnson made the most of the day by capturing [...]

‘Chattanooga Flash’ Ronnie Johnson wins in North Georgia

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

By Chris Tilley
CHATSWORTH, GA (May 29, 2010)—Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN made his stake and claim to the Volunteer Racing Series with the $3,000 victory at the North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, GA on Saturday Night May 29, 2010.
This was Johnson’s second win of the season in just three events held [...]

Ronnie Johnson among many dirt stars trying for NeSmith World Championship

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

TAMPA, FL – Local favorites Shan Smith of Dade City, FL and Jeff Matthews of Dover, FL earned the front row starting spots on Friday night for the 100-lap $10,000-to-win 5th Annual NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series World Championship Race on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park.
Smith set fast time overall among the [...]

Johnson wins as Buckingham disqualified at The Mountain

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

MARYVILLE, TN – Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN in the Miller Brothers Coal Warrior was awarded the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series win on Saturday night at Mountain Raceway Park after the Rusty Wallace Toyota Bloomquist driven by apparent winner Shanon [...]

Buckingham, Johnson and Welshan star at The Mountain

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

By Richard Allen
The Mountain Raceway Park in Maryville, Tennessee hosted a huge night of racing on Saturday, August 15th.
The feature event of the night was a 50 lap NeSmith Chevrolet Late Model Series crate race. Along with that there were no less than three Sportsman class feature races, each consisting of 18 laps. The Sportsman [...]

NeSmith Chevrolet Series looking forward to more three wide action at The Mountain

Thursday, August 13th, 2009



CARTERSVILLE, GA – The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Touring drivers are anxious to pick up where they left off for Round 15 of the 2009 season with a $3,000-to-win 50-lap main event [...]