Ron Fellows


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Ron has been racing for nearly four decades and has earned numerous accolades, including the GTS Championship title three years in a row (2002-2004). Ron began racing in the kart series in the 1970s and tried his hand at Formula 1600 and Formula 2000. In the mid-eighties, he joined the Player's/GM Challenge circuit, his first professional series. He was named the series champion in 1989. That same year, Ron won his first SCCA Trans Am Series event and went on to leave his mark in the series over the next few years. He won 19 events in 95 starts, ranking him fifth on the all-time win list, and led the most laps for three straight seasons (1994-1996). In 1995, he claimed five victories in 11 starts and was intrinsic in leading Chevrolet to its 14th Trans Am Manufacturers' Championship, a series record. Ron's focus over the past few years has been racing Corvettes. In 2001, he won the Rolex 24 at Daytona with teammates Chris Kneifel, Johnny O'Connell and Franck Freon. Four months later, he finished first in GTS class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. That same year, Corvette Racing won the GTS Manufacturers' title in the American Le Mans Series on the strength of six wins in eight events. The three years that followed we even more successful for Ron, with numerous wins and poles culminating in three GTS championships in a row starting in 2002. Ron was voted the series' Most Popular Driver in 2004. Though he has only competed in a limited number of Craftsman Truck Series and Busch Series races, he has earned two wins and three poles in 14 Truck Series starts, and claimed three wins and two poles in only six Busch Series runs.