SCDA Instructor Bio
Name: John R Gagne’ DDS
Occupation: General Dentistry
How long have you instructed with SCDA? Since 2014
Current Track Car: 2011 Lotus Evora S
Daily Driver: same, 2012 Mazda Miata GTPRHT, Lincoln MKC, Range Rover Sport 3.0SC(tuned)
Favorite Track: Watkins Glen and Lime Rock (home)
Most Memorable Track Experience: Hydroplaning on front straight of WGi during a spontaneous downpour!!
What are your top 3 bucket list items: Go to LeMans, Montreal or COTA
If you could have any superpower, what would you choose: Eternal energy
Anything else you would like to share: I am a product of SCDA. After going to Skip Barber Race School in 2004, I started attending SCDA events that fall. I have climbed the ranks from green on up till my colleagues basically said its time because I was already a PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor Level 3 Alpine and Level 1 going for 2 Telemark). I had already been teaching since age 17 so transferring the skills to driving was a lateral move for me.