Dave McMillan

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This article is about the New Zealand former racing driver. For the American basketball coach, see Dave MacMillan.

Dave McMillan (born 18 May 1944) is a New Zealand former racing driver.

Throughout the 1970s, McMillan raced Formula Fords in his native New Zealand during the northern winter and raced Super Vees in America in the northern summer. In 1979 he placed 9th in the USAC Mini Indy Super Vee series 8th in the SCCA Formula Super Vee Championship. In 1980 he began racing in Formula Pacific in his native New Zealand, which at the time used Formula Atlantic rules where Super Vee cars were legal. McMillan won the 1980 championship in his Formula Vee car and finished third in American Super Vee. In 1982 he won the American CASC North American Formula Atlantic Championship in a Cosworth BDA powered Ralt. In 1983 he finished 4th in Formula Pacific and in 1984 he finished 5th.[1] He continued to work other jobs in racing, eventually moving to the United States to work in the Indy Lights series. He has 2 daughters, Olivia (b. 1990) and Cassidy (b. 1994)

McMillan is an inductee of the New Zealand Motorsports Wall of Fame.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Driver DB Entry for Dave McMillan". Driver DB. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wall of Fame induction a huge honour, says Dixon". New Zealand Herald. 29 May 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2011.