John R. Berger

john-berger-racingOccupation: Banking Senior Executive – retired; specialties: investments, derivatives, mergers & acquisitions
Current Track Car: 2002 Z06 Corvette
First Track Car: 383 ‘stroker’ Camaro
Dream Track Car: Vintage McLaren CAN-AM car
Favorite Track: Watkins Glen
Most Memorable Track Experience: #1 worldwide f-body, One lap of America, 12th of 100 overall
Least Memorable Track Experience: Being 90 degrees sideways at 100 mph in Road Atlanta’s downhill due to driver error. Received standing ovation for ‘save’ after which I had to change to a clean pair of shorts.
Ultimate Track Goals: Finish in top 5 in the One lap of America
Tracks Driven: Lime Rock, Pocono, Nazareth Speedway ,NHIS, Watkins Glen, VIR, Memphis Motorsports park, Road Atlanta, Sebring, Texas World Speedway, Texas Motorsports Ranch, Pikes Peak Int’l Raceway, Heartland park, Nelson Ledges, Michigan Int’l Raceway, Mountain Springs, Buttonwillow, Phoenix Int’l Raceway, Mosport, Mt. Tremblant
Years Running with the SCDA Five years
Anything Else We Should Know? “Other than work and sleep, most of us spend more time behind the wheel than any other endeavor. Fortunately, driving a car is a completely trainable skill. Therefore, if a meteor hits your car, that’s an accident; everything else is driver error.”