Jim McCallum, 69, of Fall River, MA passed away on September 20 after a long illness.
Born on January 14, 1944, McCallum’s four-decade racing career began in the mid-1960s. He was the 1969 Sportsman champion at Stafford. He added back-to-back titles at Westboro in the Grand American division in 1971-72.
McCallum will perhaps best be remembered for his contributions to Pro Stock racing. With New England tracks adding the division in the early 1980s, McCallum excelled as a car builder and driver. McCallum won Pro Stock championships in 1985 at the old Riverside Park Speedway and at Thompson. He also captured Stafford’s Pro Stock honors in 1991.