My Formula 5000
Veteran driver Scooter Patrick holds numerous championship victory
titles, especially in sports racing competition. The Californian has been
racing since 1959 in a variety of cars, although until a couple of years
ago predominantly in Porsches. Driving a McLaren M8F for U.S.
Racing, he started every Can-Am race in 1973, two fourth place
finishes at Mosport Park and Road America his best, but he earned
points in all six races he finished to put him eighth in the final
standings. During the 1972 season, Patrick competed in two pro Super
Vee events and three Can-Am races, earning points in both series. In
the 1964 and 1965 U.S. Road Racing Championship under-2-liter
series, Patrick campaigned a Porsche in all but one race and the next
year captured the U2L championship. He campaigned a 906 Porsche
in 1967, winning the Doug Revson Trophy in a series of SCCA
professional races for under-2 liter Group 7 cars. For the 1968
season, Patrick campaigned a Toyota 2000 in the SCCA National C
production class as well as a Porsche 910 in B sports racing. At the
American Road Race of Champions, he captured the national
championship in his Porsche and placed fourth in the Toyota. He
returned to the ARRC in 1969, again capturing the B sports racing title
but this time in an Alfa T33. Also that year(1969) Patrick drove a
Surtees TS5 Continental for James Garner “American International
Racing” (AIR)
St. Jovite
Surtees TS5
Scooter Patrick
Profile 1974
Residents, Torrance, California
Born December 30, 1932