Don Sesslar

Lancaster OH

The fabled dead-of-winter races in Nassau, Bahamas during the late 1950s and early 60s was the first place where Don’s talent excelled, with overall wins in the 50-mile and 200-mile races there in 1958 in his Porsche 550 RS … The new Porsche 718 RSK the next year, and a stellar co-driving job by Bob Holbert, resulted in a class win and fourth overall finish in the 12 Hours of Sebring … The SCCA’s highest award in Club racing, the President’s Cup, was earned by Don in 1959 at Marlboro, MD, with that Porsche RSK, along with the SCCA’s F Modified National Championship .. Don won his second National Championship in 1964, with his F Production Sunbeam Alpine.

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