Five-time Australian Touring Car champ who was a dynamic racer from 1970 to 2000. He started driving as a youngster under the training of his dad. He became who owns Dick Johnson Race, a V8 supercar group that helped obtain him inducted in to the V8 Supercar Hall of Popularity in 2001. His child, Steven Johnson, also became a specialist race car drivers. He briefly raced in NASCAR, where he competed using the famous Dale Earnhardt.