My Formula 5000
Gus Hutchison, who holds a  B.S. degree in Chemistry is a top
Continental driver, joined the Sports Car Club of America in 1956 and
has been racing for years in a variety of cars. In 1964 , he started an
outstanding run of success with a divisional championship in a Formula
Junior car.  He followed the next year with another divisional
championship in class F modified.  In 1966 Hutchison moved to the
modern Formula SCCA cars.  He drove a Formula B car, finished third
in his Southwest division, and took second place in the 1966 Colorado
Grand Prix.  Over the winter, Hutchison  joined a two-car Dallas team
of the latest Lotus 41 models with 1600cc  English Ford engines.  
Hutchison promptly won the Esso Grand Prix in Quebec City in early
1967.  He then took aim on SCCA's Grand Prix Championship in the
1967 inaugural year for the professional SCCA series, know as the
Continental Championship.
The following two years, he drove no races at all, then ran a
Brabham-Ford Formula I car beginning in December, 1969 at the
Sebring L&M event, finishing second. The next year, Hutchison
campaigned the Brabham and a Lola to runner-up honors behind
David Hobbs. 1971 saw him running only a few Formula B events. Last
year(1972), Hutchison competed in five of the events driving a Lola
T300; a fourth in the Riverside finale as his best finish. In addition to
driving, he is also involved in the sport as president of
Hutchison
Racing Engines (H.R.E.).
Date
Event
#
Car
Finish
1970
Dallas
51
Brabham
BT-26A
 
1970
 
51
Lola T190
 
 
 
51
March
 
1973
Pocono
51
March 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gus Hutchison
Photo & Profile 1973
Residents, Dallas, Texas
Born, 1937
Champlin Racing
Gus Hutchison