Dennis Witthuhn
Car #36

The #36 car is owned by Dennis And Jacque Witthuhn and raced by Dennis. The  1936 Chevy raced at Arlington and Sunset in the Late 50ís with the number B21 JR.  It was rescued from a farm field in 1999 by the Jeff Ferguson and has just 3 races with GOTRA in 2005. It's powered by a chevy 305 V8 and Chevy 700 automatic transmission and Ford 9" rear end with 490 gears. 

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Dennis started racing in 1965 with go-carts and in 1969 raced at Sunset. Soon he was drafted into the Army. While in the army in Europe he raced in the  class just under formula one on tracks in Holland and Belgium and Germany  from 1972 to 1976. Dennis came to GOTRA totally by accident. He was working for a local radio station several years ago and interviewed John Ferguson when the group first got started. 

Dennis says, "I fell in love with the old cars all over again and find this bunch to be the best of people. I'm looking forward to this season and even plan on winning one or two races". 

"My Dad Albert built cars for the Old Arlington and Sunset tracks in the 50's.  I still remember going to the races with my dad and I remember how mad he got when someone wrecked one of the cars he worked on. He would be happy with me, we drove the car on the trailer after every race last year".

Dennisí first GOTRA car, a 1932 Hudson (the 58 car below) was once owned by Spence Wedberg owner and driver of the #50. The  1932 Hudson was made into a race car by Bill Schuler to race at  Arlington in the early 50'S.  It later raced at Sunset Speedway in Omaha, Ne. and Sioux City, Iowa. It was rescued from a farm field in 1995 by the Fergusons,  was rebuilt by Jeff Ferguson who drove the car it's first two seasons with GOTRA .  It's powered by a chevy 305 V8 and Chevy  Powerglide automatic transmission and Ford 9" rear end. 

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Dennis drove the car in the 2000 and 2001 seasons. The Hudson was sold to Rocky Fagen in 02.

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