Dave Dunkin drives the #71 Sportsman Class
car. His home track is Auburndale Speedway but he can also be
found racing at many other tracks. He lives in Lakeland, FL.
Team members helping Dave are:
Joey Rugusa - Crew Chief, Kevin Bartel - Tires, Fuel and Chassis, Sandy
Scruggs - Team Manager. Thomas Scruggs is the car owner.
Dave started racing in 1964 in the
Modified Class at Gainesville Raceway because he had watched as a kid
and wanted to race....then it got into his blood! His first win
was in 1974 in the Limited Sportsman at Ocala Speedway. His career
is full of highlights!
The most exciting racing moment for Dave
is the competition. He's most proud of 1983 Track Championship at
Sunshine Speedway and Golden Gate Speedway.
Dave's racing hero is Fireball Roberts.
Of racing, Dave says, "Race clean and
pass on the outside!".