Eddie Johnson (February 10, 1919 - June 30, 1974) was an American racecar driver.
Born in Richmond, Virginia, Johnson died in a plane crash near Cleveland, Ohio. He drove in the AAA and USACChampionship Car series, racing in the 1950-1952 and 1955-1966 seasons with 33 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in all of those years but the first two. He finished in the top ten 9 times, with his best finish in 3rd position, in 1959 at Trenton.
Indy 500 results
<table><tr valign=top><td></td><td></td></tr></table><nowiki>*</nowiki> shared drive with Jim Rathmann<br /><nowiki>**</nowiki> shared drive with Rodger Ward
During his Indy career, Eddie Johnson drove nearly five thousand miles without leading a lap. Only Chet Miller has completed more laps at Indianapolis without leading a lap.
World Championship career summary
The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championship from 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. Eddie Johnson participated in 9 World Championship races and scored 1 World Championship point.