Wayne Baker

San Diego, CA

Started racing career with local Porsche Club of America in a highly modified 914/4 Porsche. Eventually joined SCCA and became regional champ in D Production. In 1980 raced a Porsche 914/4 2.0-liter in IMSA. At Sears Point, was the first to win an overall race in a 4-cylinder Porsche 914. In 1982 his sponsor bought the Bob Garretson 935 which was converted into a 934 single-turbo. This car would make history in 1983 with a 1st overall and 1st in GTO at the 12 Hours of Sebring with co-drivers Jim Mullen and Kees Nierop – the first time in IMSA history that a smaller displacement car became an overall winner. Won the IMSA GTO Championship that year. Since 1998 has raced in Vintage and Historic races, driving an RSK, Porsche 910 and 904. Won the Tour Auto in France and races at tracks in Magny Cours, Monza and Nurburgring. Organized a 2.0- liter Porsche Challenge with HSR-West and mentored new drivers and introduced them to the sport. Is currently racing a Porsche 1967 911S in SVRA and HSR vintage races.



1977 – 1978         SCCA D-Prodution – Porsche 914/4 – Winner of Southern California Regionals

1979 – 1982         IMSA GTU – Porsche 914/4

1981                       IMSA GTU – Porsche 914/4 4th in class finish – 12 Hrs of Sebring

1981                       IMSA GTU – Porsche 914/4 1st over-all finish – Sears Point

1983                       IMSA GTO – Porsche 934 1st over-all finish and 1st in class – 12 Hrs of Sebring

1983                       Won 5 major IMSA races that year clinching the 1983 IMSA GTO Championship

1985                       Retired from Pro Racing

1998                       HMSA Historics – Drove a 1958 Porsche RSK at Laguna Seca for the  50th Anniversary of Porsche and

                                     qualified on the pole and finished 2nd overall                                           

2000                       Tour Auto in France – 5 day event – 1967 Porsche 910 – Finished 1st in class

2000                       24 Hr Le Mans Classic – 1967 Porsche 910 – Our team of 6 classes finished 1st

1999-2004            Vintage Racing – Porsche 910/904/911 – 24 Hrs Magny Cours, Nurburing, Jarama,  Monza, 6 hrs of Spa

                                Coronado Festival of Speed – 1967 Porsche 910 – 2nd Over-all and winner of  the Best Performance and

                                     Presentation Award

                                HMSA Historics – Laguna Seca – 1967 Porsche 910 – 2nd Over-all finish

2004-2017            Porsche ’67 911 – Watkins Glen, Road America, Mid Ohio, Birmingham, Virginia International Raceway,

                                     Sebring, Daytona, COTA, Sonoma Raceway, Thunderhill and Willow Springs  to name a few                

View full list of members