Ace Factor (Now in it's 3rd edition)
considering how to get started in vintage racing, you my wish to purchase
a copy of The Ace Factor, an excellent publication commissioned
by the VMC and produced by E.
commissioned E. Paul Dickinson to author this 122-page highly illustrated
textbook about the basics of automobile racing.
E. Paul is a track-savvy veteran who has earned SCCA National, IMSA,
Grand-Am and FIA licenses, starting in the mid-60s and on through the 90s.
He is a six-time SCCA Solo National Champion as well as road racer who partnered
and drove for Porsche’s Factory Playboy/Escort Endurance Racing Team.
E. Paul was chief instructor and owner of a 40-acre SCCA approved driver
training center that also provided accredited law enforcement driver training
programs. He was Chief Instructor for Historic Sports Car Racing (HSR) from 1995
through 2002. A member since 1997 and currently Strategic Adviser to the Board
of the Vintage Motorsports Council (VMC), E. Paul developed and conducts VMC’s
Nationwide Instructor Certification Program. He is the Official Driving
Instructor at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca,
and designed and directed Track Orientation Programs at the Rolex
Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Pre-Reunion, and the Porsche Rennsport Reunions
5 & 6. E. Paul brings workshops,
programs, talks, and individual coaching directly to clients at locations of
their choosing in North America.
The Ace Factor is now in it its 3rd
edition, is widely used by organizations in their racing school curriculums
and/or to provide to racers new to the sport.
It is an excellent text book on the basics of racing (terminology,
technique, etc.) and provides an overview of the vintage racing ethic.
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