05 Oct DOBSON MOTORSPORT TO PURCHASE GERBER MOTORSPORT
Seattle, WA, April 15, 2016– Seven-time Indy 500 competitor and former IndyCar Rookie of the Year, Dominic Dobson, has assembled a team of experienced professionals, including his brother Patrick and Scott Blaze of Folsom, CA, to purchase Gerber Motorsports. Gerber was founded by the multiple race and championship team manager, Walter Gerber, over 15 years ago in the Magnolia area of Seattle, WA.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for my brother, myself and Scott,” said Dominic, “we have worked together for years in many racing venues and they bring a tremendous amount of Porsche experience and business skills to continue to build upon what Walter has created.”
Gerber has participated in many forms of motorsport in his long career, including the Indy 500, LeMans 24hr, Daytona 24hr, Sebring 12hr and had led numerous championships. Starting in Switzerland as an apprentice, he moved to successful championship-winning years running Porsches with drivers like Bob Wollek, Jurgen Barth, Hurley Haywood, Derek Bell, Jeff Andretti, Lynn St James, Bobby Rahal and many others. Walter has managed to rack up an impressive list of victories and won a championship in the 1995 IMSA GT-3 title.
“After 50 years in the Porsche business, I decided to pass the hat and what a better team then Dominic and Patrick Dobson. Dominic has proven himself in the racing and vintage car world. Pat has been a Porsche technician for the last 20 years. The team at Gerber Motorsport with James Burkhammer, Denny Markopoulus, and Ed Sweeney will remain to make the transaction a success.” said Walter Gerber.
About Dobson Motorsport – Dobson Motorsport has over 60 years of combined experience in all forms of automotive arts, from competition to collections, from restorations to repair. Dobson offers unique and rare collectors cars and collector car track events through their website at www.dobsonmotorsport.com brokering and restoration,
About Gerber Motorsport – Gerber Motorsport was founded by Walter Gerber in 1993, who believed that there was a need for a professional, full-service Porsche repair and tuning facility in the Seattle area. It became a premier service repair facility that caters to the needs of all Porsche owners and enthusiasts. Services can be seen at www.gerbermotorsport.com
If you would like more information, please contact Dominic Dobson at 206-743-8525 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.