HISTORY: Justin Johnson Racing (JJR) was established in 2020 with a partnership between Justin Johnson & Jason Stanley. After years of friendship and competing against each other and together the two decided to start a full-time venture. In 2021 JJR will focus on establishing a premier driver advancement program for young drivers that have their sites set on NASCAR.
Justin grew up attending races throughout the South East with his father and grandfather. He began racing go-karts at the age of 8, and after numerous wins and local championships in Karts, Mini Cup, and legend cars moved on to a lengthy LMSC Career. He has competed in multiple Hooters Pro Cup & Pass Super Late Model events throughout his career.
Justin Johnson Racing (JJR) is becoming well know in the Driver Development arena for helping young racers learn to win on and off the track. The future is bright at JJR as our success is what fuels our high demand as we prepare for the 2021 season and with the signing of SLM star Kaden Honeycutt and young Grant Thompson. JJR offers a ladder of progression that begins with the Jr Late Model Spectacular Series, where JJR will field a car for the new east coast series in 2021. JJR also offers the perfect next step for a young driver in the Solid Rock CARS Tour where Justin has personally competed for the last four years.
Jason has been involved in racing his whole life. He moved to NC in 2010 to further his education in racing where he started his first job in NC as a Warehouse worker for Racing Electronics. That lasted 2 years, then he started working for a small LMSC team out of Winston Salem, Bassett Racing, as a car- chief. In 2013 he led the team to a UARA championship, in 2014, he stepped up to a crew Chief for Dalton Sargeant. Since 2014 Jason has been the crew chief for multiple drivers in LMSC competition, with over 40 wins between them all, including setting on the pole for the Martinsville 300 where they never finished outside the top 10 in any appearance there.