John Robert Wright started racing in 1970, but after an undistinguished
record and running out of money, switched from racing to writing about the
drivers, mechanics and builders in the sport.
Initially, John’s stories of Canadian drivers and cars were published in
the Canadian publication ‘Old Autos’ in Bothwell, Ontario followed by the
California-based magazine ‘Victory Lane’. From there, other publications
published interviews John was doing at vintage events and things took off from
Today, John goes to vintage events around the country, including Mosport, Road
America, Watkins Glen and the Laguna Seca tracks. He and his racing friends
meet and talk about how fast they were… or not.
Photo: Bill Sadler and the author in the Sadler Mark II, Monterey, August 2005.