John Mackinlay

Date of Birth: 1954
Current Hometown: Auckland
Year/Class First Raced: 1985 - Historics
First Raced F5000: 2003
Best Result F5000: 5th, lucky it was raining
Favourite Circuit: Ruapuna - plenty of corners to slow the Chev's down
Most Memorable Moment: Recording 156mph in a Lotus 7 on a speed camera
Racing Career: Began Historic racing after crashing a few motorbikes and not getting any better. Ran two Atlantics with little success in NZ, both are now resdent in OZ  
Major Sponsors: NZ Express, Dold Industries, MSC Shipping, Pacifica, Toll, Smith and Davies and Bonney Transport  
Objectives This Season: Prove that an Oldsmobile powered car can beat the odd Chev!  
Current Car: March 73A-2