Oscar Koveleski

Clarks Summit PA
Member, Memoriam

A member of the SCCA’s Philadelphia Region SCCA 1950, Oscar drove a 1948 MG-TC to his first SCCA Regional race win at Bone Stadium in September 1951. The following August he finished third on the Thompson (Conn) road course … He’s competed in hillclimbs, on public roads, airports, and real race tracks both small and world class … Drove many interesting cars, such as Ferrari, Cisitalia, Triumph, Ace Bristol, Lotus, Corvette, Cobra, Cooper-Chevrolet, Cooper-Ford, Alfa-Romeo, McLaren, and BMW, and competed in the SCCA’s Can-Am series … Won the A Sports-Racing class by :00.1 sec. in the inaugural SCCA American Road Race of Champions (now the Runoffs) at Road Atlanta … Finished second in the Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash with teammates Tony Adamowicz and Brad Niemcek – all founders/perpetrators of the infamous PRDA (Polish Race Drivers Assoc)… Now teaches school children how to race safely with “no bumping” rules. Koveleski was the 1983 recipient of the SCCA’s prestigious Woolf Barnato Award. John Dinkel wrote this tribute to Oscar.

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