John Morton was an American racer, who competed in SCCA Club races, as well as Formula 5000, the Can-Am series, and the IMSA series. Driving for the BRE team (Brock Racing Enterprises), Morton won the SCCA C Production class with the Datsun 240Z (National Championships in 1970-71) and the under 2.5 liter Trans-Am with the Datsun 510 (Championships in 1971-72).
John Morton received a Heuer Carrera 45 Dato, as a prize for winning the 1970 SCCA national championship, at Road Atlanta. Shown above is a recent photograph of this watch, with a certification from Morton.
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A biography of John Morton, in Wikipedia.
A description of the Datsun 510 campaign, in the Trans Am series.