Paul Lewis

Class of 2012

INDUCTED in the MARITIME MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME

Date: November 17, 2012

Category: Competitor

Division: Stock Car Racing

PERSONAL

Hometown: Salisbury, New Brunswick

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

In a racing career that spanned 30 years Paul Lewis won 11 Most Popular Driver Awards...

Notable achievements:

  • Won many of the region's top races, including: Coca Cola 100 - 1988; Spring Championship - 1968, 1973, 1989, 1991; Mid Season Championship - 1969, 1972, 1988; International (Twin 75s) - 1989, 1992; Autumn Championship - 1975, 1989; Provincial 100 - 1988

  • Winner of 75 heats and semis, 14 trophy dashes, 26 features

  • 10-time winner of River Glade Most Popular Driver Award

  • Winner of Douglastown Most Popular Driver Award

  • Point champion: 1969, 1970, 1988, 1989, 1990
  • Of special interest:

  • Started racing in 1967; retired 1996

  • During that time he raced at: River Glade Speedway, River Glade, NB; McKay's Speedway, Douglastown, NB; Cedar Mills International, St. Stephen, NB; Hammond River Speedway, Hammond River, NB; Petty Raceway, River Glade, NB; Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, NS; Riverside International Speedway, James River, NS; Caribou Speedway, Caribou, Maine
  • Paul Lewis passed away April 29, 1997; one day shy of his 58th birthday.