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Desire Wilson

Desire is one of only five women to compete in Formula One. She entered one F1 World Championship Grand Prix in 1980 with a non-works Williams FW07 prepared by Brands Hatch Racing but failed to qualify. She also raced in the 1981 non-championship South African Grand Prix. She became the only woman to win an […]

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Justin Wilson

Justin began racing karts in 1987. In 1998, he was a finalist in the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award and won the inaugural Formula Palmer Audi championship, taking nine race wins, including six of the final seven. A year later, he graduated to the FIA International Formula 3000 Series and won […]

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George Wintersteen

George’s road racing career was comparatively short…only a decade…but he squeezed two decades worth of success and fun into those years when there were only SCCA and FIA to contend … The popular hillclimbs in eastern Pennsylvania first caught George’s fancy, and by the time the 1962 season rolled around, he’d already traded his Porsche […]

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William M. Wonder

With more than 55 years of competing both professionally and for the sheer enjoyment, Bill raced an array of automobiles from MG Specials and Porsche Spyders to a Buick-powered Genie and a Ford GT40, plus Can-Am and Trans-Am cars. His first outing was in the 1953 Sebring 12-Hour, finishing 16th in an MG-TD. A true […]

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William Wuesthoff

Successful amateur racer starting in 1955 with succession of MG, Alfa-Romeo and Porsche cars, but really made his mark in the fledgling professional and semi-pro events of the time. Ran the 1000km Nurburgring races in a Porsche Carrera GT Speedster as early as 1958. Shared an Elva-Porsche with fellow RRDC member Augie Pabst to win […]

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Thomas D. Yeager

Began his racing career on the streets of Marion, Ohio, with a highly customized 1950 Mercury, then progressed to sports cars with an MGA and an Austin-Healey 100. Attending SCCA races as a spectator got him afflicted with ‘the bug’, and by 1962, he was racing a Lotus 7 in organized events, raced a Merlyn […]

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John F. Weinberger

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 […]

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David A. Weitzenhof

1972 RRDC Mark Donohue Award winner. ’77 SCCA President’s Cup winner. Seven SCCA National Championship Runoffs victories: Formula Vee (’72), Formula Ford (’77; ’79, ’81 and ’87), Formula Continental (’92 and ’98). American Formula Ford Assn Champion (’77, ’79 and ’83). Competed in ’85 Formula Ford Race of Champions at British Grand Prix. Has also […]

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Ted Wenz

With a college degree in mechanical engineering, Ted has been able to apply his education to racing as a talented driver, an engine builder and chassis developer for many front-line racing teams in historical, amateur and professional racing from road courses to Bonneville …As a driver he’s won six various Historic racing championships in F/5000 […]

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Marco Werner

Another of the great Audi prototype champions, Werner was in his mid-20s when he first came to notice with a second place in the ’90 Formula Opel championship in Germany behind Mika Hakkinen. The following year, he was runner-up in the German Formula 3 championship to Pedro Lamy. He then moved to sports cars and […]

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Roger L. Werner, Jr.

A top competitor in vintage and club racing, Roger made his greatest contribution to the sport as founder of SPEEDVISION…which he sold to Fox. Now as SPEEDTV, it is the prime television venue for road racing. Coverage includes: F1, the Rolex Series, the ALMS, and the SCCA National Championship Runoffs. Roger is a graduate of […]

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Joe Varde

Joe has four major driving championships to his credit – including the 2000 Motorola Cup (predecessor to Continental Tire Challenge) Super Grand Sport title. He began competing in sports cars in 1977 as a driver, and has crewed during several seasons as well – most notably earning the 1995 Crew Chief of the Year in […]

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Bob Varsha

Bob Varsha has been one of the premier radio and television commentators of the motoring world for four decades, with a résumé ranging from tractor pulls, powerboats and drag racing to World Rally, MotoGP, NASCAR, Indycar, IMSA and the WEC, including the endurance classics at Daytona, Sebring, Spa and Le Mans. He has hosted collector […]

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Jimmy Vasser

Jimmy won the 1996 IndyCar season Championship driving for Chip Ganassi Racing, and scored ten victories in the series. He made his CART debut in 1992 and qualified for the Indianapolis 500, setting a record for the fastest qualifying run by a first-year driver. Jimmy won four races in 1996 season, clinching the championship at […]

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Terry Visger

Driving an MGB for Huffaker Engineering, Terry won multiple SCCA National Championships in the 1970’s. Was awarded the prestigious SCCA Kinberly Cup in 1977. Later moved to IMSA where he was a top GT competitor in a Pontiac Fiero.

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Edward Wachs

In the heyday of the SCCA Trans-Am Championship’s 2.5 Challenge division, Ed was one of the strongest Alfa Romeo competitors, driving his Alfa GTV … Between 1967 and 1983, he scored numerous podium finishes in that series, plus SCCA Super Vee, VW Scirocco Cup, Bilstein Rabbit Cup, the two-liter Can-Am class, and even USAC stock […]

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Andy Wallace

In an impressive career Andy has finished on the podium in more than 70 major events, winning more than thirty – including the Le Mans 24 Hours (1988), the Daytona 24 Hours (1990, 1997, 1999), the Sebring 12 Hours (1992, 1993), the Silverstone 4 Hours (1995, 1996) and the Petit Le Mans (1999). Before that, […]

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S. Robson Walton

Since starting his on track career in 1994, Rob has primarily focused his efforts on racing vintage sports cars … Over the years, Rob’s involvement has expanded to include a variety of cars from 1600 c.c. Alfa Romeos to 427 Corvettes … He has competed in over 60 events in the U. S., Europe, Africa, […]

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Bill Warner

Although his efforts in organized professional and amateur road racing have netted him one win in the former SCCA Escort Endurance series, Bill’s major contributions to the sport have been in preserving its history and significant cars. In 1996 he founded the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance; the show has raised over $1.2 million for the […]

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Brian Till

Started in karts while a student at Baylor, graduating to SCCA club racing and into Barber/SAAB Pro Series in 1986 winning the first series race at the Meadowlands. Won 1990 Atlantic East title and Rookie of the Year. Ran Indy Lights in ’91, winning at Mid-Ohio. Raced CART ’92-’95, with 20 career starts, including 12th […]

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Robert C. Tullius

Started in 1953 on oval tracks with a 1937 Ford Coupe. Multi-time Runoffs champion, 1962 E Production, 1963-64 D Production, 1975 B Production. Brought the MG and Triumph brands to America’s forefront with Group 44 team which took professionalism in amateur racing to a new level. Progressed to Jaguars first in Club Racing, then in […]

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Archie Urciuoli

First raced Jaguars (XK140MC & E-type) in New England SCCA regional events in late 50s and early 60s … Returned to racing in 1988 in Barber Formula Ford, and VSCCA, SVRA and HSR vintage classes … From 1990…1996 campaigned a D-type Jaguar, Ford GT Mk IV and Ralt Formula 2 at tracks across the United […]

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Peter Uria

Peter started racing in 1977 with a Triumph Spitfire, then became was one of the stars of IMSA Camel GT racing in its GTU class during the early 1990s, sharing his class win in the Rolex 24 at Daytona four times 1991-93, and picking off a 12 Hours of Sebring win in 1993 … His […]

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R. J. Valentine

Started in SCCA in 1975 at age 32, and won a number of A-Production races in ’76. In ’78 commissioned the building of two IMSA GTX tube-frame Corvettes with Rick Hay. From ’79 to ’91, drove in 90 IMSA events, before joining Pickett Racing in ’92, competing in 127 Trans-Am races over the next decade, […]

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Thomas E. Van Camp

Started racing in go karts, but quickly jumped to cars .. 1987 Runoffs winner in Showroom Stock C with a Volkswagen GTI, and 1995 Runoffs champ in Spec Racer. 7 SCCA Divisional championships in 3 different classes. All-time leader in National race wins for Spec Racer and Spec Racer/Ford class. Has National wins in 6 […]

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Hans Joachim Stuck

Son of a famous pre-World War II driver by the same name, Hans won the 24 Hours of LeMans in 1986-87. Won the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1986, ’88 and ’93, 24 Hours of Nurburgring in 1970 and ’98, 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in 1972, 1972 and ’90 German Touring Car champion, 1979 BMW […]

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Daniel J. Sullivan, III

Danny participated in 15 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, all during 1983, debuting on March 13. He scored two championship points. The following year Sullivan returned to America, where he competed in the CART Championship Auto Racing Team open-wheel series winning the Indianapolis 500 in 1985. The “spin and win” footage of his red […]

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Ed Swart

Ed’s racing career spans fifty years and 500+ races- beginning with karting in Europe. He started and managed three of his own racing teams in the Netherlands. He drove five years (1965-1969) for the Abarth factory in the European FIA Touring Car Challenge, winning the Championship three times and also the two liter FIA Sports/Prototype […]

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Wayne Taylor

A driver and owner of some repute, Taylor was •86 National Drivers Champion in his native South Africa. Moving to sports cars in Europe he was fourth at the 24 Hours of LeMans in ’87. He was active in the FIA’s WSC and IMSA’s Camel GT, Camel Lights and Camel GTP series allowing him to […]

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Didier Theys

At his retirement from professional driving after the 2008 season, Didier had recorded 61 podium finishes in sports cars with 18 victories including the great endurance races at Daytona (twice), Sebring and the Nurburgring, plus three straight podium finishes at Le Mans. The native Belgian was Grand-American champion in 2002. Before 1993, Didier had 47 […]

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Ralph Thomas

Ralph has over 50 SVRA wins in a Trans-Am Triumph, six season championships in Vintage GTP, the Sebring 12_Hour and Daytona 24-Hour. He holds two speed records at Bonneville. In 1986 he founded the “Highlands Classic”, a vintage sports car event for charity that he put on for 19 years. In 2010 he won the […]

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Jerry Thompson

Began SCCA club racing in ’62 and was twice crowned National Champion. Qualified for the first-ever Runoffs in ’64 (Riverside) in a C Production Lotus Super 7. Went to a Yenko Stinger in ’66 winning the D Prod National Championship in it the following year at Daytona. Ran Corvettes in both A and B Prod […]

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Dr. Richard K. Thompson, Jr.

“The original “Flying Dentist”, Dick won numerous Sports Car Club of America championships and was inducted in the Corvette Hall of Fame. In the 1970s, he raced for the factory Corvette team of Briggs Cunningham. He began racing in 1952 in one of the first 12 hour races at Sebring International Raceway driving to the […]

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Kenley D. Squier

The voice of Ken Squier has been easily recognized, for the last 50 years, by a few thousand fans at the high banks of Vermont’s Thunder Road, or a few million listening to the “Great American Race” from the high banks of the Daytona Speedway. Ken started out as an announcer at Mallets Bay and […]

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