John Gagne

John Gagne

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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.