John Dinkel

Irvine CA

John is one of the RRDC’s select few Honorary Members, selected not only for his talent as a weekend racer, but for his career spent enhancing auto racing as a journalist for car magazines and for various manufacturers … He was among journalists invited to race in the famed Longest Day 24-hour race at Nelson Ledges, an event which spawned professional Street Stock racing in the U.S., and evolved into today’s SCCA World Challenge and Grand-Am Cup series … He won that race in 1980-83-86-88 in Saab, Fiat, Porsche and Datsun entries … He also raced in the Longest Day’s professional successor, the SCCA Escort Endurance series, driving a Corvette … He now owns John Dinkel & Associates.

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