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The Ace Factor

(Now in it's 3rd edition)


When 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. Paul Dickinson  

The Ace Factor is now in it its New & Improved 3rd Edition!   It is widely used by VMC 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, its terminology, and racing technique.  Even veteran racers will benefit by reviewing this classic text.   

It also provides an overview of the vintage racing ethic. 

The VMC commissioned E. Paul Dickinson to author the first edition of this book back in 2005.   Demand over the years resulted in a 2nd printing and in 2018 a 3rd printing.  The 122-page highly illustrated text is written by 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.

 Click Here To Order Your Copy   

 (NOTE:  If you wish to buy books in bulk quantities (30 or more) contact Treasurer@the-VMC.com for special prices.)