James 'Jim' Burns

Class of 2014

INDUCTED in the MARITIME MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME

Date: November 15, 2014 (click for gallery)

Category: Competitor

Division: Drag racing

PERSONAL

Home Province: New Brunswick

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Jim has been in drag racing for nearly 40 years competing all over eastern Canada, New England, and as far away as Pennsylvania. He has three points championships and two runner-up spots along with several NHRA starts to his credit and was the first New Brunswick driver to make semi-finals at a national NHRA event in the competitive Super Gas class. Besides his drag racing accomplishments Jim is a founder of the Valley Cruiser Car Club in Rothesay.