In 2006, Don raced in the NASCAR AutoZone
Southwest Series for his second year. He had 6 starts and 1 top-ten
finish. In 2005, Don competed in the NASCAR AutoZone Southwest Series.
He had 14 starts, 2 top-10 finishes, 5 rookie wins, 5 second place
rookie finishes, winner Rookie of the Year. With this prestigious
win, Don joins former Southwest Series Rookie of the Year winners
Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick who now drive in the NASCAR Nextel
In 2004, Don competed in NASCAR-type stock cars for the first time
in his racing career. He raced in Tracy, CA in the AC Delco Late
Model Series. He had one win, one trophy dash win, 4 top-fives,
15 top-tens in 21 starts and was Rookie of the Year runner up.
In 2003, Don competed with his Corvette C5R in the SCCA Pro SPEED
World Challenge. Don raced throughout the United States as well
as Canada. Also, Don drove the Team Cytomax Chevy Camaro in the
longest road race in the world, The 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Out
of 73 cars overall, Don and the team finished 6th in class and completed
all 25 hours through rain & shine, darkness & daylight.
In 2002, Don finished first in season points in the NASA CMC Calif.
road racing season, setting records for number of wins, podium finishes
and pole positions in a single season. He had the best year in NASA
CMC history by setting records at five different tracks, as well
as one SCCA regional California track record. He also scored two
wins and nine podium finishes in ten races in SCCA competition in
California. In 2001, was part of the first-place team in Detroit
at the US National Viper Championships, as well as finishing first
at Monterey, Calif. in the Western US Viper Championships.
In 2000, he finished first in season points for the Sacramento
Cup Viper Championship as well as taking first place in the California
American Muscle Car Challenge in Sacramento, Calif. His racing resume
also includes SCCA Solo2 Regional and Divisional Championships in
California in 1998, 1999 and 2000 and captured the California Rookie
of the Year in the SCCA Solo2 Regional Championship in 1997.