Three-time Indy 500 champion Johnny "Lone Star JR" Rutherford was recently honored with an American Racing Memorial Association historic marker in his hometown of River Oaks, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, where he still resides. Marker sponsor Bill Blaylock, Rutherford, River Oaks Mayor Herman Earwood, ARMA Member Therese Eutsler, and ARMA Co-Founder Mark Eutsler participated in the unveiling ceremony at Coates Park. Blaylock, is Vice President and General Tax Counsel of Texas Instruments and serves as a director of The Dallas Opera and board chair of the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco. Also, participating were former Fort Worth Mayor Michael Moncrief and Elaine Blaylock, CPA, who is a Trustee of The Dallas Opera. Mayor Earwood, who lives in Rutherford’s childhood that his father built, proclaimed “Johnny Rutherford Day.” ARMA is a national program of the Indiana Racing Memorial Association. Three national markers have been unveiled in 2019. Established in 2014, IRMA will install its 50th Indiana marker in 2020.