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Pete was a very clean, hard driving champion who’s career started in 1972 and ended at the end of the 1990 season. Pete has been married for 44 years to his wife Ruth and has two grown daughters, Kristine & Julie. He is a family man first and a racer second.
Pete’s career took him to Toledo & Sandusky in Ohio, Baer Field in Indiana, New Smyrna Beach in Florida and Checkered Flag in Canada. In Michigan he raced at Dixie, Auto City, Berlin, Owosso, Spartan, Standish, Kalamazoo, Hartford and Mt Clemens Speedways.
Pete raced against the best drivers in the state like Ed Howe, Tommy Maier, Bob Senneker, Gary Fedewa, etc.
Pete’s career:
1972 - Rookie of the year Auto City
1975 - Feature win Dixie
1976 - Track Record Dixie & Auto City
1977 - 6 Feature wins
1978 - Track Record Tri-City
10 Feature wins
Sportsman award Dixie
1979 - Track Record Dixie, Best appearing car & crew Spartan
5 Feature wins
1980 - Track Champion Dixie & Tri-City
14 Feature wins
1981 - Track Champion Dixie
2 Feature wins
2nd in points World Series of Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna, Florida
2nd in points NASCAR Grand American Series Michigan
15th in points NASCAR Grand American Series National Standings
1982 - Track Champion Dixie
7th in points World Series of Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna
2 Feature wins
1983 - Best appearing car and crew award at Dixie
1984 - 2 Feature wins
1985 - 5 Feature wins
1986 - Won Mudslinger 100 and Harvest 100
8 Feature wins
Best appearing car and crew Tri-City
1987 - 2 Feature wins
Best appearing car and crew Auto City
1988 - Best appearing car and crew Tri-City
1989 - Sportsman of the Year Auto City
1 Feature win
1990 - 1 Feature win