Dave Weitzenhof

2015 Inductee

Dave started racing in 1968 and has raced in Formula Vee, Formula Ford, Sports 2000, Formula Continental, and F2000 as well as co-driving other cars in IMSA, etc. He has won 7 SCCA National Championships: FV 1972; FF 1977, 1979, 1981, and 1987; and FC 1992 and 1998. He won American Formula Ford Association Professional Championships in 1977 and 1979 through 1983. Dave has over 190 career wins and 55 track records. He currently races professionally in the F2000 Championship Series. Other aspects of Dave’s racing career include being the test driver for the SCCA Spec Racer (Sports Renault) in 1984 and an “at-the-track” engineer for an Indy Lights team in 1997. In 1985, he was invited to and drove in the “Formula Ford Race of Champions” at the British Grand Prix. He has also competed in invitational Formula Ford races in Venezuela. Dave was awarded the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) Mark Donohue Award (outstanding performance at the SCCA Runoffs) in 1972 and the SCCA President’s Cup in 1977. He was elected to full membership in the RRDC in 1978. He won the NeOhio SCCA Region’s Driver of the Year award three times. In 1995, he was awarded Wisconsin’s (Road America) “Governor’s Cup” award. Dave has helped other drivers by offering technical assistance and his handling seminar at Competition Clinics for NeOhio, NEDiv, and the SCCA National MSX conference.