Today is the 10th Anniversary of the John Blewett III Memorial!
It will take place at Woody's Taveren in Farmingdale and, his #76 will be displayed in front of the facility. There are giveaways, T-Shirts, Hoodies, etc.
John, was a talented driver year in and year out. He started racing at the age of 10 in a go-kart at the then paved New Egypt Speedway. At the age of 18, he made his full racing debut at Turkey Derby. Throughout his sixteen year career, he had won 97 auto racing events. Won 10 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events, 9 Track Championships and, the Nascar Northeast Regional Championship in 1996.
John had driven for car owners such as: John Sr., Dick Barney, Lou Vasquez, Mario Fiore, Timmy Shinn and, Curt Chase.
August 16, 2007 family, friends and fans' lives were changed forever, John III had passed away during the Nascar Whelen Modified Tour event, he was 33 years old. He was survived by his sisters Danielle and Janice, brother Jimmy (still racing), mother Linda (passed away in 2013), father John Jr., son John IV (now races), and his grandmothers, grandfathers, cousins, etc.
Share your stories about this talented driver there.
RIP John Richard Blewett III 1973-2007