John Turnbull Jr. Set to Begin Second Season in Sprint Cars

HOWELL, Mich. (April 13, 2014) – John Turnbull Jr. is set to begin his second season in pavement sprint cars. He has a busy season planned with 20 events comprised of a mix of wing and non wing races. A majority of Turnbull's events will be in Michigan with a few shows in Indiana and Ohio.

The first race of the year will be a double header weekend on May 2-3. On Friday night, he will race at Spartan (MI) Speedway and on Saturday night at Angola Motor (IN) Speedway in the Top Speed Fabrication Non-Wing Sprint Car Tour. These are both non-wing sprint car events.

Turnbull, of Howell, Mich., has nine non-wing sprint car races scheduled with the LaFontaine Ford Spartan Sprint Series and the Top Speed Fabrication Non-Wing Sprint Car Tour. A majority of the non-wing races this year will take place at Spartan (MI) Speedway with additional races at Angola and Galesburg (MI) Speedway.

In 2013, Turnbull's primary focus in his rookie year in sprint cars was non-wing racing. He earned the Top Speed ICAR series championship with one win at Angola (IN). He was also the Spartan Rookie of the Year and finished second in points with one victory.

For the upcoming season, Turnbull has expanded his schedule to include wing racing. Eleven wing shows are planned with the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Sprint Series (AVBBSS) and Xtreme Must See Racing Sprints Series (MSRXSS) . He made his debut at Dixie (MI) Motor Speedway last July and finished in the 11th position with AVBBSS. Turnbull also competed in the Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series finale at Angola in August.

Turnbull has been racing since 1988 in a variety of cars and classes including Stock Cars, Legends and Quarter Midgets. His highlights include 38 stock car wins in a variety of series and tracks, over a hundred Legends wins with five championships and over a hundred wins in quarter midgets with multiple championships.

To see more details on John’s 2014 schedule visit his new website. You can also follow him all season on social media.
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