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World authority on engine design...

David Vizard

Technical Consultant

  • Did first cylinder head airflow test in May 1958.
  • Did first race in June of 1958.
  • Built first race engine in 1960 ('A' Series engine.)
  • Built first championship winning engine in 1969.
  • First article and book published in 1969.
  • Consultant Technical Editor to Cars and Car Conversions magazine 1970.
  • Built first engine that won every race it competed in to win championship in 1971.
  • Obtained first of over 40 engine tuning patents in 1973.
  • Built just 8 engines in 1974 and won 5 championships with them.
  • combined 169 track records, pole positions, first places and championship wins.
  • Designed British Touring Car Championship winning heads and carburetion for Chrysler in 1975.
  • Headed the team that built the first 4 seater production based Mini 1275 GT to achieve over 50mpg @ 50mph in 1975.
  • Wrote best selling Chevrolet book (almost a million sales to date)in 1976
  • In 1990 published 20th book and 3000th article.
  • 1994 to 2006 - taught and lectured on high performance engines at the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • 2009 will see the publication of David's 30th book and 4000th article making him not only one of the most widely read but also widely published technical writers in the world.

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