|Born||December 26, 1926|
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
|Died||April 21, 1956 (aged 29)|
Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
|Cause of death||Racing accident|
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|11 races run over 2 years|
|Best finish||48th (1955)|
|First race||1955 untitled race (Fonda)|
|Last race||1956 Wilkes County 160 (North Wilkesboro)|
During his two-year NASCAR career, McVitty had raced in eleven races with three finished in the top ten and 1382 laps of experience – the equivalent of 786.8 miles (1,266.2 km). McVitty's total earning were considered to be $800 ($7,372.34 when adjusted for inflation). His average start was in 18th place and his average finish was in 15th place. All of McVitty's races were done in Chevrolet vehicles. At the 1956 Wilkes County 160, a fuel pump problem caused McVitty to retire from the race; he would be killed in a racing accident thirteen days later at Langhorne Speedway.
Motorsports career results
(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)
Grand National Series
|NASCAR Grand National Series results|
|† – Fatal accident during qualifying|
- "John McVitty – 1955 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- "John McVitty – 1956 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- John McVitty driver statistics at Racing-Reference
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