John Buffum Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Things You Need To Know

John Buffum Bio

john buffum born october 4 1943 in wallingford connecticut is the most successful us rally driver ever winning 11 national titles and 117 national championship events from 1977 to 1980 when british leyland dropped out of us racing he won both the scca prorally series and the north america rally championships in 1981 he competed with an audi 80 and peugeot 504 but they were not competitive compared to rod millens factory mazda rx7 rally carsin addition to his north american schedule buffum cherrypicked rallies in europe where he became the first and still the only american to win a european rally championship event taking the 1983 sachs rally in west germany and the 1984 cyprus rally both with audi quattro he also ran the 1969 monte carlo rally in a porsche 911he also helped restart the mount washington hillclimb auto race in 1990since the late 1980s buffum has owned and managed libra racing based in colchester vermont he has been responsible for building cars for the hyundai factory rally programme in the us and has worked alongside vermont sports car on their subaru factory programme as a consultant in 2009 he built the first open class mitsubishi evolution x to campaign in the rally america national series and the canadian rally seriesin 2014 buffum was elected to the vermont sports hall of fame

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