Ponoka Stampede 2014 Auction
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Reg Johnstone

Name Birth Date: July 18, 1948
Year Started Outriding: 1978
Year Started Driving: 1976
Hometown: Bashaw, AB
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 28
WINS: 8

 


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World Professional Standings

2013 - 24th
2012 - 15th
2011 - 17th
2010 - 16th
2009 - 16th
2008 - 8th
2007 - 11th
2006 - 2nd
2005 - World Champion
2004 - 5th
2003 - 3rd                      
2002 - 5th
2001 - 8th
2000 - 5th
1999 - 14th

1998 - 18th
1997 - 11th
1996 - 7th
1995 - 13th
1994 - 11th
1993 - 15th
1992 - 16th
1991 - 10th
1990 - 7th
1989 - 4th
1988 - 9th
1987 - 13th
1986 - 8th
1985 - 10th
1984 - 2nd

1983 - 2nd
1982 - 5th
1981 - 7th
1980 - 16th
1979 - 28th
1978 - Permit Driver
1977 - Permit Driver
1976 - Permit Driver
           Rookie Season

             

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1978: Teepee Creek Stampede, Great Falls Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1980: Grande Prairie County Fair, Valleyview Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1982: Patricia Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1983: Trochu Chuckwagon Championship, Stettler Stampede, Regina Buffalo Days
  • 1984: Hobbema Chuckwagon Championship, North American Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1985: Trochu Chuckwagon Championship, Grande Prairie Stompede; Hobbema Chuckwagon Championship, Rimby Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1986: Handhills Stampede
  • 1989: Patricia Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1990: Ponoka Stampede
  • 1994: Strathmore Heritage Days
  • 1995: Trochu Chuckwagon Championship, Moses Lake Round-Up
  • 1996: Bashaw Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1997: Trochu Chuckwagon Championship, Klondike Chuckwagon Derby
  • 1998: Fort Nelson Chuckwagon Championship
  • 1999: Fort Nelson Chuckwagon Championship
  • 2002: Badlands Dinosaur Derby, Rocky Mountain Turf Club Derby
  • 2004: Ponoka Stampede, Battle Of The North
  • 2005: WORLD CHAMPION CHUCKWAGON DRIVER, Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, Rocky Mountain Turf Club Derby, Ponoka Stampede, WPCA Dodge Pro Tour Championship, WPCA Equine Award Of Excellence - "MIDNIGHT BOB" - Champion Right Wheeler
  • 2006: Rocky Mountain Turf Club Derby, WPCA Equine Award Of Excellence - "TIGER" - Champion Left Wheeler.
  • 2009: Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
  • 2011: Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award (Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion) , Calgary Stampede Safety Award (Least Penalized Driver
  • 2013: Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence - "PAMJET" - Champion Outriding Horse  

Personal Information
2014 will be the last season for one of chuckwagon racing's greatest drivers and toughest competitors. Reg was the 2005 World Champion Chuckwagon Driver, a three-time Ponoka Stampede Champion and was the Calgary Stampede Aggregate winner in 2011. He has in excess of 35 major victories on his resume and boasts victories in five consecutive decades. He has qualified for the GMC Rangeland Derby’s winner–take–all final four times, the Ponoka Stampede's winner–take–all final three-times, and the Grande Prairie Stompede's winner–take–all final nine times. His career total of 28 winner–take–all championship final heats in his career ranks him seventh all time among WPCA drivers. 2013 saw Reg post 10 top ten runs including 7 runs that cracked the top 5. He qualified for the semi-final round at the Ponoka Stampede and his outriding horse "Pamjet" was named to the Calgary Stampede's Equine Outfit of Excellence. Reg won the Calgary Stampede's Safe Drive Award for Least Penalized Driver in 2011, and has had 2 horses named to the WPCA's Equine Outfit of Excellence. Reg is consistently one of the top performers both on and off the racetrack. He forever holds the track record on an old Calgary Stampede racetrack, and has been a top promoter of chuckwagon racing to the many fans attending the Calgary Stampede and WPCA Pro Tour shows. Reg works in the oil patch in the off season, has three children -  Wade (Butch), Barbara, and Jason - and 3 grandchildren. Reg makes his home in Bashaw, Alberta. 

 


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