Tom Johnston

Inducted 1998 – Competitor – Road Racing


Tom Johnston had a love affair with road racing that spanned 35 years, including 13 as a driver, 15 as a constructor/owner and 11 (as of 1998) as an owner/entrant. As a racer, Tom won the 1963 Prairie Region H Production championship and the 1970 International Conference of Sports Car Clubs Formula Ford title. Since retiring in 1973, Tom has created opportunities for many young drivers including Ross Bentley and Frank Allers. Tom’s backing allowed Allers to win the 1990 Player’s Ltd. Canadian Formula Atlantic Championship and place second in that series in 1989 and 1991.