Dennis Shaw

Raleigh NC

Dennis quickly caught the racing bug after spectating a 1969 race at Virginia International, and in 1971, at age 18, won the first race he entered, an invitational IMSA event at Daytona … He quickly became the engine builder for Amos Johnson’s Team Highball between 1974 and 1992 , but also matured into a winning driver with 14 race wins and the 1985 series championship in IMSA’s BFG Radial Challenge and its successor series … Switching to the IMSA Camel GTU class with Johnson’s Mazda RX-7 cars, he is a three-time winner (1986-’87-’88) of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, and knocked down a 12 Hours of Sebring win in the same class in 1988 … In the meantime, he won a 1982 IMSA Renault Challenge race … He now runs Dennis Shaw Racesports Performance Engines.

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