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Dominic

Returning Cars Yeah guest Dominic Dobson made 65 starts driving Indycars between 1984-1994, including seven consecutive starts at the Indianapolis 500.  He was CART Rookie of the Year in 1986 and was the Fastest Rookie in Indianapolis history in 1988. He drove numerous IMSA and other sports car races including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 24 hours of Daytona and the 12 hours of Sebring in a Porsche 962. He also raced two years for Dodge in the North American Touring Car Championship. He was an instructor at the Bob Bondurant Driving School at Sears Point Raceway and started Zephyr Racing in the mid 80’s. After retiring from racing in 1998, Dominic presided over a multi-million dollar collection of historic automobiles at the Cavallino Collection and he founded Motion Research Corporation. Currently Dominic is the National Club Auto Director for LeMay-America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington. Dominic is dusting off his helmet and will return to the racecar to compete at Pike’s Peak Hillclimb in a Radical SR8 in June, 2015.

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SUCCESS QUOTES

“Pursue your dreams and practice your craft.” – Sir Jackie Stewart

CAREER CHALLENGE

Qualifying at the Indianapolis 500.

AH-HA MOMENTS

After deciding to run Pike Peak Dominic wanted to run it in an Indy Car but the rules made such an effort very difficult. Then, while talking to a friend who offered his Radical SR8 to Dominic, his ah-ha moment occurred.

FIRST SPECIAL RACE CAR

Driving an Indycar

BEST RACING ADVICE

The faster you want to go the heavier your wallet better be on the gas pedal.

AUTOMOTIVE RESOURCES

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb – www.ppihc.com

Dobson Motorsport – www.dobsonmotorsport.com

Sport Clips – www.sportclips.com

GoPro Motorsports – www.gopromotorsports.org

Triarc Electric Supply Company – www.plus.google.com

Dumonde Tech Racing Oil – www.dumondetech.com

FAVORITE BOOK

No Angle:  The Secret life of Bernie Eccelstone – Tom Bower

PARTING ADVICE 

Pursue your dreams. If there is something you want to do, figure out a way to go do it.

HOW TO FIND DOMINIC

Dobson Motorsport – www.dobsonmotorsport.com

LeMay, America’s Car Museum – www.americascarmuseum.org 
 
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