PARSONS EYES DuQUOIN"SWAN SONG;" CONCLUDES 43-YEAR USAC CAREER IN SUNDAY'S"TED HORN 100"
Johnny Parsons of Speedway, Ind. will conclude his spectacular 43-year USAC racing career Sunday in the"Ted Horn 100" USAC K & N Silver Crown Championship race at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds. Parsons won the"Ted Horn 100" in 1992 and 1995.
Parsons, the son of 1950 Indianapolis 500 winner Johnnie Parsons, owns 38 USAC National feature victories and the hearts of race fans everywhere. A dozen starts in the Indianapolis 500 netted him a pair of fifth-place finishes, in 1977 and 1985, but his victories are spread across the USAC landscape.