- INDUCTEES | Honoured Alumni
Edward (Junior) Hanley
Class of 2011
INDUCTED in the MARITIME MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME
Date: November 5, 2011
Category: Competitor/ Builder
Division: Stock Car
Hometown: Port Mouton, Nova Scotia
A legend in his own time.
1961 started drag racing.
1965 he moved to stockcar racing.
1970 was champion at Halifax Dartmouth International Speedway.
1971 won River Glade International. He moved to Oakville, Ontario where he built race cars as well as raced them.
1980, '81, '90 was New Smyma World Series Late Model champion.
1990 won the Copper World Classic, Phoenix, AZ.
1991, '92, '93 ACT Pro Stock Champion.
1993 Oxford 250 champion; still holds current most poles record (3 – 79,82,94).
2001 Iceman Series champion (Mid-west)
Won 17 of 18 races in one season at Mt. Clements Speedway, MI ASA Wins – Owosso Speedway, 1977 Cayuga Speedway, 1979,'87,'90 Milwaukee Mile, 1990 ARTGO Wins – Berlin Raceway, 1980,'81 Dells Motor Speedway, 1981 Grundy County Speedway, 1982
Junior Hanley has won far to many races to count; he was inducted into the Canadian Motorsports Hall Of Fame in 2000.