Johnny Stokes — The OneDirt Interview

Johnny Stokes

You may know Johnny Stokes as the owner and promoter of Magnolia Motor Speedway.

But did you know he was also a great racer in his own right and even twice carried a bounty on his head for anyone who could beat him on the race track? Our own Ben Shelton recently had the opportunity to sit down with the one and only Johnny Stokes to ask him how he got his start in racing, how he got his infamous nickname “Dr Dirt” and much more.

The world of dirt track racing is filled with colorful characters and Stokes is definitely in that group.

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Ben Shelton

Ben got his start at historic Riverside International Speedway. His accomplished motorsports media career includes journalist, race announcer, and on-air personality.
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