Genzman, Fremont, Ohio, late model driver. De began his driving
career in 1955, at the age of 17, and became one of the most successful
late model drivers in Ohio, winning over 100 features. He started in the
strictly stock division and moved to the six-cylinder sportsman division
in the late 1950s. And when Fremont Speedway started the hobby stock division
in 1963, De drove the #53 car for Cliff Mesnard. He had his biggest year
in 1969 winning the track titles at Fremont and Findlay. He won Fremont
championships in 1971 and 1972, also winning track titles at McCutchenville
Speedway and Bryan Motor Speedway. De posted 26 career feature wins at
Fremont, to sit 14th on the track's all-time win list.
When De quit driving, his
son, Andy picked up the helmet, while his daughter Lisa also competed in
the street stocks and his wife, Marilyn won several powder puff races.
Currently, De owns a sprint car driven by Phil Gressman, and a 305 sprint
driven by Paul Weaver. The drivers who have piloted his sprint cars reads
like a "who's who" in racing.
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