Preston Calvert

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Preston Calvert
HOMETOWN: Potomac, MD
AGE: 61

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Pirelli World Challenge GTCup 77 Calvert Dynamics Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Calvert Dynamics
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup



Personal Information

Married for 37 years to Margaret Guerin-Calvert with one daughter. Began racing after losing 125 pounds (from 300 pounds to 175 pounds) in late 2012-early 2013. Racing has been part of a major positive life change for me.

Other Info:

Daily Driver: 2014 Ford Mustang GT500, (bike): Ducati 1199 Panigale R

Favorite Food: Anything Thai

Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy

First Job: Gas station attendant

Racing Heroes: Mark Donohue, Paul Newman

Favorite Track: Watkins Glen

Driving Highlights

2015: Made 35 starts across two classes (18 in GT Cup, 17 in GTS). Had five top 5's in GT Cup. Won Rookie-of-the-Year award in GTS.

Previously: First Race Location: NJMP Series: SCCA Majors Date: 06/01/13 Car: Chevrolet Corvette, Touring-1 Finish: 3rd Experience Driver Training: Skip Barber 3-day race driving course, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Mazda MX-5, 2011 Spring Mountain Raceway, NV, SCCA licensing course, (novice status waived), Chevrolet Corvette, 2012 Racing: Skip Barber MX-5 Winter Series, 2012-13 SCCA Majors Series, 2013, 2014 IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, GS class, 9 races (of 12) Milestones SCCA Majors Series: Touring-1: 2013: Only able to compete in 4 Majors races, but finished with one 2nd and two 3rd's, qualified for Runoffs in rookie year 2014: Finished 2nd in Eastern Conference and 2nd in National Points Won 2 races, at Palm Beach and Watkins Glen Set 3 track records (Palm Beach, Road Atlanta and VIR) Touring-2 2014: Eastern Conference and National Points Champion Won 5 races, as well as a 2nd and a 3rd SCCA Runoffs Qualifying: 2013: Touring-1: Qualified 2nd overall 2014: Touring-1: Qualified 7th overall Touring-2: Qualified 3rd overall IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, GS class 2014: Finished 24th of 87 drivers in GS class Best finish was 6th at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and was 12th in both Kansas Speedway and Mosport races, codriving with Kurt Rezzetano. SCCA Track Records: Touring-1: Watkins Glen, 2:01.72, 07/06/13 Pocono Raceway, 1:32.075, 08/11/13 Pittsburgh International Raceway, 00:59.710, 08/04/13 Palm Beach International Raceway, 1:22.845, 01/12/14 Road Atlanta, 1:31.749, 03/23/14 Virginia International Raceway, 1:59.875, 04/20/14 Touring-2: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1:28.948, 01/11/15.

YEARCLASSSTARTSWINSTOP-5TOP-10PTS. FIN (T10)
2015 GT Cup 18 0 5 18 5
2015 GTS 17 0 0 0 -
TOTALS WC 35 0 5 18 5