Brainerd Int'l Raceway , Old 8mm Movie , David's early SCCA years , from Solo II 1973 - 1979 , to Regionals and Nationals with the Mustang , 1980 - 1984 . David Drove George Bachelders Bobsy "D" Sports Racer in SCCA Regionals and Nationals , 1984 - 1989 . Started Vintage Racing in 1990 with the Mustang . This starts in May 1980 SCCA driver school , Sept. 1980 First Regional , 1981 Brainerd Sprints , This piece ends with 81' Road America Kettle Moriane Regional .
Gran Turismo Jaguar E-Type
1980 National SCCA Champion Jaguar. First production sports car to turn
over 100mph lap average at Road Atlanta. Yes, faster than big block Corvettes and Cobras.
The Jaguar, Datsuns & TR8s (C production) were running faster lap times than most B production
cars, at this time. Eventually they wound up in newly formed GT1 class.
SCCA Runoffs Early 1980's
This movie has a major star in it....Paul Newman. Probably the greatest
Formula Ford driver of all time Dave Wietzenhof (only because he didn't
move on to upper formula) wins. My goal but we didn't make unfortunately.
1982 Brainerd Int'l Raceway , SCCA Regional Championship.mpg
Combination 8mm Movie , early Video camera .Paddocked with good friend
Larry Keuler and his 71' Mustang . This was a fun weekend , Mustang ran good , we had fun
. I think that if I had been a little more agressive I could have won this
one . During the race the Exhaust pipe
extension came partialy unbolted from the header , I backed off a little
thinking it might come apart and swing around under the tire , by the time
I said the hell with it , it was to late to catch Myron's Camaro and pass him in corner 1 .
He always backed off for corner 1 , I didn't .. I settled for second .
Special thanks to Paul Busta at P A B video for profiding much of the 1982
footage , Paul has the original for anyone that is interested .