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 .
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 .
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.
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.
1982 SCCA Blackhawk.mpg
SCCA Regional Championship at Blackhawk Raceway 1982 , David's 1970 Mustang Mach-1 . Spun twice , air
pressure to high in rear tires .
F&C School @ the SCCA Runoffs Road Atlanta 1983
This is a compilation of race videos that show what can happen in a road
race. All shots are from video tape that is shot in 1983 at Road Atlanta at
the SCCA Runoffs. The 33 Datsun 280z with the hood over the windshield is
The day that changed Super-Vee racing
A 1978 film about the introducing of the water cooled engine, up to this
event it had been only air cooled engines. Interviews with race drivers;
Bill Alsup, Tom Bagley, Gary Bettenhausen, Jim George, Howdy Holmes, Nancy
James, Herm Johnson, Bob Lazier, Eddie Phillips, Elliott Forbes-Robinson,
Tom Thompson, Al Unser, Bobby Unser, Jr. and narrated by Chris Economaki.
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