Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Former Indy Car Driver And Race Team Owner Jon Herb Gets 25 Years For Child Sexual Abuse

Jon Herb
Former Indy Car driver and race team owner, Jon Herb, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to child sexual abuse and possession of child pornography in a Collier County, Florida courtroom today according to the Naples Daily News. Herb, 45, was arrested in 2013 after his estranged wife found videos of a 4-year old girl performing oral sex on him and hundreds of child pornographic images on his laptop computer.

Indy Car fans may remember his time as a race car driver in the IRL and Infiniti Pro Series. He was also once one of the owners of the Playa Del Racing team that convicted Ponzi schemer Tim Durham diverted money from Fair Finance to help support, primarily for the benefit of team co-owner, Gary Sallee, an Indianapolis attorney. Fair Finance and National Lampoon, both companies controlled at one time by Durham before his downfall, provided key sponsorships for Herb's racing team.

Herb also claimed to be a wrestler and a film and TV actor who appeared in more than a dozen movies and TV shows, including "The Fugitive," "The Untouchables," and "With Honors," although I could find no credits to his name in the IMDB database.


Anonymous said...

Sick. He will be performing a lot of oral sex the next 25 years.

Anonymous said...

The Indycar ministry was run by an alleged child molester at the time and so big surprise? Really? Indycar seems to have a very short memory. Some basic education might help these sad celebrities in the world of Adrenaline on Demand. Not only do they have short memories they seem to have no accountability IMO

Father Phillip Dereay was their spiritual leader after all.