Junior Hanley

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Junior Hanley
Junior Hanley at Flamboro Speedway, Hamilton, Ontario.jpg
Hanley in 2012
Born (1944-09-09)September 9, 1944
Port Mouton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Achievements 1991, 1992, 1993 American Canadian Tour Champion
1991, 1992 Riverside 250 Winner
Awards 2000 Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame
2011 Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame

Edward "Junior" Hanley (born September 9, 1944) is a Canadian stock car driver and race car builder. Born in Nova Scotia Canada, he migrated to Ontario in the early-1970s at the suggestion of his Friend/Rival Don Biederman (also from Nova Scotia)

He is widely regarded by his racing peers to be the best Canadian short track racer of his time, and in general is at the top of most peoples list in hailed short track racers in North America.

An expert racer, chassis builder and setup man, Junior has made a living from racing and building cars since the mid seventies.

He has built race cars for drivers such as Bill Elliott, Dale Earnhardt, Alan Kulwicki, Mark Martin, Kyle Petty, Dick Trickle and Darrell Waltrip.

Hanley won the 1991, 1992, and 1993 American Canadian Tour (ACT) Championships.

He was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2000,[1] and the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2011.[2]


  1. ^ "Junior Hanley at the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2011-02-09. 
  2. ^ "Edward (Junior) Hanley". Maritime Morotsports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2015-09-04. 

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