John F. Weinberger

Naperville IL
Member, Memoriam

Like so many others before and after John, his first race car was a Porsche Speedster … 10 years later he was in a new Porsche 911S which won a Chicago Region SCCA class championship and set a class track record at the old Wilmot Hills circuit … By 1968 he was racing a Porsche 906 which set a track record at Meadowdale and also won the Central Division and National Championship in the B Sports-Racing class … Starting in 1989, John, along with his son, Joel, became deeply-involved in racing vintage cars, including a Porsche 906, Lotus 23, Ferrari F-2, Maserati A66CS and an Alfa Romeo TZ1 … In these rides, he has won the 2001 USRRC Under 2 Liter title, and scored dozens of race wins at Road America, Laguna Seca and a street race in Grand Rapids, Mich. … his wife, Lisa, also does Vintage racing with an ex-Janet Guthrie Toyota Celica; and Joel made it to the SCCA Runoffs in 2006 in D Sports-Racing

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