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“In racing, the speed in which you go is dependent upon how heavy your wallet is so just lay it on the gas pedal and see how fast you can go.” – Unknown
After going to Indy to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 Dominic made the cut only to be bumped during the last 10 minutes of qualifying. In debt, dejected, and very frustrated he was almost ready to quit racing however he rallied and went back the next year and became the fastest Rookie to qualify for the Indianapolis 500.
ENTREPRENEURIAL AH-HA MOMENT
After becoming the fastest rookie to qualify at the Indy 500 Dominic was approached by the Texaco team. They wanted a drive for their Indy Car and their Porsche 962 for racing in the IMSA series. Now he was actually getting paid good money to be a race car driver.
1958 Hillman. Listen to how Dominic actually made the car fly on his 16th birthday. A high and a low all mixed in to one day.
FAVORITE WINNING RACE
Winning a Camel Lights race at Mid-Ohio racing with Charles Morgan.
BEST AUTOMOTIVE/RACING ADVICE
Don’t look back!
Dominic enjoys buying and brokering old cars from his Dobson Motorsport website.
IF DOMINIC COULD HAVE ONLY ONE COLLECTOR CAR
1957 Ferrari 315 S winner of the 1957 Mille Miglia. Only one was built and Dominic has driven that car.
The Art of Racing in the Rain – Garth Stein
If you want to go racing put your foot down and don’t look back!
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