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Dave Nicholas

“Went to my first race at Watkins Glen in 1956 and never stopped. Started racing in 1964 and am still racing today. Along the way I won the 1973 IMSA Camel GT TU driving championship with a few nice wins. I returned back to vintage racing in 2013 and have won 5 SVRA group 1 […]

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Craig Chima

Craig started racing in 1986 in a G Production Datsun Roadster and has been involved in the motorsport community since that time. His primary focus has always been SCCA Production Car racing and he has achieved SCCA Runoffs pole positions in EP, FP, and HP with wins in FP in 1994 (MG Midget) and EP […]

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Taz Harvey

“My racing journey started on motorcycles. Riding on the USA national team in the International Six Day Enduro in West Germany in 1989 I earned an F.I.A. Gold Medal. The next year at the ISDE in Sweden I finished with a Bronze Medal, the only American to finish 2 ISDE’s on an 80cc bike. “Started […]

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Bob Henderson

Bob Henderson earned his SCCA competition license in 1963, actively competing through the Watkins Glen Sprints in 2018. Rallying and autocrossing from 1958, Henderson’s competition career spans 60 years. A lifetime member of the SCCA, his crowning achievement was launching the Showroom Stock category while a member of the Board of Governors in 1971. His […]

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Hubert G. Phipps

Professional open-wheel racer, 1980-85. Debuted in ’79, competing in Skip Barber Series and winning Southeast Division Regional Formula Atlantic Championship. Won four national races and the SCCA Formula Atlantic National Championship in ’81. Co-drove with Danny Sullivan in ’82 Daytona 24 in a GTP-Rondeau. Competed in Tasman Series (Australia and New Zealand) in ’83 and […]

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Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown’s racing experience has spanned over 30 years of high-speed exhilarating competition and continues today. His passion began at an early age with go-karts in Flint, Michigan and grew with him resulting in a racing career spanning multiple professional racing series and classes. Bobby’s passion for racing, fueled by his skills as a driver, […]

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Peter Kirill

I started racing in England in 1965 with a Formula 3 Lotus 22; raced that summer. From ‘68 thru ’70, owned a Beech 5C and Zink Formula Vs racing with SCCA and IMSA all over the south with many good finishes. In the early ‘70s, I raced a Porsche in mostly FIA, IMSA and SCCA. […]

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Kim Baker

    Started a lifelong obsession with cars racing Quarter Midgets at age 5 ½ , then to Karts.     At 16 armed with a driver’s license started Autocrossing, winning the national championship in the AMod, (unlimited) category     Ran one season in oval track mini-stock, winning 2 races; mid ‘70s to early ‘80s raced many […]

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Mike Mokler

Mike was the 1978 Mark Donohue Award winner in a borrowed ADF MKII FF. Having written off his ADF in early week practice, he flew in a replacement from Automotive Development in CA; but it was not ready in time to qualify. Under the guidance of coach/crew chief Mike Hull, Mokler started last in the […]

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Neil Verhagen

This promising young racer moved in late 2014 with his family from Connecticut (where he’d enjoyed a successful career in karting) to Mooresville, NC – a premier racing center – when Neal was just 13. He won his first three races in the Skip Barber Winter Series and finished second in the championship, later that […]

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Paul Tracy

Tracy was known as one of the hardest chargers in American open-wheel racing for some 20 years. He scored 31 Champ Car victories, driving for top teams: Penske, Newman/Haas, Team Green and Forsythe, winning the Champ Car World Series title in 2003, his first season with Player’s Forsythe. His versatility showed as he logged four […]

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Karl Thomson

Karl Thomson is a successful racer and describes himself as a “a serial entrepreneur” who has built businesses in a variety of sectors over the past 25 years. He founded Compass 360 Brand Architects in 1994, building it into one of Canada’s most respected boutique branding firms, and in 2003 launched C360R (originally known as […]

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Bill Sweedler

Sweedler started racing in 2007 and since 2012 often has been paired with Townsend Bell driving a variety of cars for Alex Job Racing that year including a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup and a Lotus Evora GT. In ’13, Job fielded a Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 for them. Following the ALMS/Grand-Am merger, the duo has […]

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Peter Shadowen

Shadowen has been a regular participant in the SCCA National Runoffs since 2006. From ’08 through ’11, he finished second, fourth, first and second. His GT Light victory in a Honda CRXsi in 2010 at Road America where he nipped five-time national champion Jim Dentici by 0.211sec earned him the RRDC Mark Donohue Award.

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Bryan Sellers

After a successful background in karting and the Skip Barber Racing School, Sellers moved on to USF2000 and was selected with A.J. Allmendinger as a Team USA Scholarship recipient in 2001. Sellers finished second in the New Zealand Grand Prix and only narrowly missed out on the Talley’s New Zealand International Formula Ford Championship when […]

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Michael Schrom

An endurance racing specialist and now a vintage racer, Schrom competed in the USRRC, ALMS and Grand-Am (1998-2004). In 48 races, notched 11 podiums including five victories. Overall winner 2003 Rolex 24 @ Daytona. GT Class winner 2002 Rolex 24. Placed second in the Porsche Carrera Cup behind Kevin Buckler in 2002. Competed at Le […]

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Jesse Prather

Jesse Prather is a three-time consecutive SCCA National Champion (2006, ’07 and ’08). His drive in ’06 earned him the RRDC Mark Donohue Award when he nipped seven-time National Champion Steve Sargis by less than a second at Heartland Park Topeka to claim the F Production title. Until 2009, Jesse worked with his father Kent […]

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John Maffucci

John Maffucci was Jim Downing’s full time co-driver in 1982 when the pair won the IMSA GTU championship and for the three IMSA Camel Light championships in 1985, ’86 and ‘87. Maffucci had three GTU wins and 10 Camel Light wins to his credit as well as many high finishing positions. As a life-long racer […]

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Kevin Fandozzi

From 2010 through ’13, Fandozzi had a nice streak going at the SCCA National Champion Runoffs at Road America finishing second, first, first and second over the four years. His flag-to-flag Touring 3 win in 2011 earned him the RRDC Mark Donohue Award. He successfully defended his title in 2012.

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Eric Curran

Eric began his racing career in 1994 racing around the North East. Since then he has won more than 30 professional races, claimed 17 poles and been involved in five championship-winning seasons, including most recently the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship alongside Dane Cameron. He was 1999 SCCA A Sedan National Champion. He has raced […]

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Dr. Bill Coykendall

A small sedan specialist, Coykendall made six trips to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Road Atlanta in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. His 1979 B Sedan Championship victory by 1.4 seconds over defending and five-time BS champion Dave Frellsen earned him the RRDC Mark Donohue Award. Coykendall’s first appearance at the Runoffs was […]

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Dane Cameron

Began career in karting before graduating from the Jim Russell Racing School and winning the Formula Russell Championship in 2005; moved on to the USF2000 Championship in 2006, finishing second to J.R. Hildebrand; also won a TeamUSA Scholarship prize, entering him in the Formula Palmer Audi Autumn Trophy in England, which he won; won the […]

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John Fitzpatrick

Born in England, started racing in 1962 at the age of 18 in a BMC Mini. Driving career has spanned 22 years. Started his professional career in 1964 driving for the works Mini Cooper Team, then went on to drive for Ford, BMW, Abarth, Porsche and Jaguar. Won the British Saloon Car Championship in 1966, […]

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Alexander Wurz

The retired professional racer is a driver training expert and businessman. Competed in F1 from 1997-07. Two-time Le Mans 24 winner. Most recently under contract to race for Toyota factory team in WEC. Is linked to F1 as consultant, expert for TV and media, Williams F1 Team’s driver coach, member of FIA Institute safety group, […]

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Al Unser, Jr.

Arguably the most successful third-generation racer of all time (so far), has carved an impressive career since he started racing Sprint cars at age 11. Transition to road racing at 18 was immediately successful, winning the Super Vee championship in his first full season, 1981, and the Can-Am title one year later. His progress after […]

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Ricky Taylor

The 27-year-old son of team owner Wayne Taylor tied for third place with his brother Jordan in the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship before winning the title in 2017. Was second in the 2015 and 2014 TUDOR series in a Corvette Prototype. Raced in FIA WEC in 2013 and ‘14, in V8 Supercars In 2013, and […]

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Jordan Taylor

The 24-year-old younger son of team owner Wayne Taylor tied in third place with his brother Ricky in the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races in the Corvette DP. The pair won the 2017 title outright. Finished fifth in the 2014 and 2015 championships. In 2013, his first full season in DP-class competition, co-drove with Max […]

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Amy Ruman

The 2015 and ’16 Trans-Am champion, the first female to win a title in the 49-year history of the series. Has worked her way up to the championship with her family-centered team. Was a podium finisher at the 2010 SCCA Runoffs in GT1, and then turned to Trans-Am. Has competed in all Trans-Am races for […]

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Alexander Rossi

Indy 500 champion in 2016 and Indy Rookie of the Year, finished 11th in series with Andretti Herta Motorsport. From 2009-‘14 was the test or official reserve driver for BMW/Sauber, Team Lotus, Caterham and Marussia F1 teams. Born in Nevada City, Calif., moved to Europe at 17 after winning the Formula BMW Championship and qualifying […]

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Jeff Purner

Precision driver with on-camera experience in commercials and films; color commentator for ESPN, Speedvision, Oxygen Network and TNN. Was pro racecar driver for 14 years, with numerous championships, including 1985 Skip Barber Racing Series and ‘90 IMSA Firestone Firehawk GS. Was 1993 SCCA Trans- Am Rookie of the Year. Has raced in Indy Lights, Super […]

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Spencer Pigot

Pigot, yet another graduate of the junior karting ranks, joined the Skip Barber National Championship in 2016 at age 16, won the series title, earned a Mazdaspeed scholarship and a Team USA Scholarship to compete in the British FF Festival and the Walter Hayes Troply race at Silverstone. For the next two seasons, Pigot ran […]

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Joel Miller

Started karting at 6, going on to win SuperNats in 1999 and 2007 and the ICA North American Championship in 2006. Switched to cars in 2007 and won the Skip Barber national series title, earning a Team USA Scholarship. Earned a Mazda scholarship to run the 2008 Pro Mazda series, finishing second in the championship […]

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Cooper MacNeil

MacNeil has completed the 24 Hours of LeMans four times – 2013, ’14, ’17 and ’18 – recording a GTE Am podium finish in ’17 in a Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488. Raced in the GTD class of the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, finishing second in 2015 Daytona 24, third in the 2014 standings. Was 2012 […]

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Don Kitch, Jr.

Veteran of more than 25 years and 200 pro and amateur racing starts. In 1987, founded, with wife Donna, the ProFormance Racing School, where he is chief instructor. In 1997, founded Team Seattle, racing in the Daytona 24 as a fundraiser for Children’s Hospital in Seattle. In 2009 teamed with Dempsey Racing, driving with Joe […]

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Sage Karam

Karam is a two-time Mazda Road to Indy scholarship recipient. Dominated the 2010 USF2000 National Championship, earning title by winning nine of 12 races while taking the pole in all but one event. Then moved up to Pro Mazda, earning back-to-back oval victories on his way to fifth place in the 2011 championship. Third in […]

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George Fizell

George Fizell was the dominant Formula Vee racer of the 1980s, a period that included Bill Noble, Scott Rubenzer, Stephen Oseth and Stevan Davis. Fizell scored podium finishes at the Runoffs every year from 1982 through 1988, including four championships, two seconds and a third. He was awarded the President’s Cup in 1984 after winning […]

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Gabby Chaves

After winning numerous karting titles, the Columbia native began racing cars in 2007 in various Skip Barber series in the U.S. In 2008 made his pro debut in Formula BMW Americas, finishing fourth in Formula BMW Pacific and 14th in the Formula BMW World Finals. In 2009 won the Formula BMW Americas title, capturing five […]

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Matthew Brabham

Began karting career in Australia in 2004, winning numerous kart and Formula Ford races. In 2014 became the first driver to advance in successive years from USF2000 to Pro Mazda to Indy Lights. Moved to the U.S. in 2012, winning the USF2000 Championship. Won a Team USA Scholarship and contested the Formula Renault Winter Series […]

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Jonathan Bennett

Two-time WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge Driver Champion 2014-15; 19 podiums, wins at Daytona, Sebring, Kansas, Watkins Glen, Mosport and COTA. 2014 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup PC Driver Champion and Jim Trueman Award winner for highest-ranked Pro-Am driver in PC 2010-13. Finished top three of PC driver championship each year; 20 podiums, numerous […]

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