Gus Hutchison, who holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry is a top Continental driver, joined the Sports Car Club of America in 1956 and has been racing for years in a variety of cars. In 1964 , he started an outstanding run of success with a divisional championship in a Formula Junior car. He followed the next year with another divisional championship in class F modified. In 1966 Hutchison moved to the modern Formula SCCA cars. He drove a Formula B car, finished third in his Southwest division, and took second place in the 1966 Colorado Grand Prix. Over the winter, Hutchison joined a two-car Dallas team of the latest Lotus 41 models with 1600cc English Ford engines. Hutchison promptly won the Esso Grand Prix in Quebec City in early 1967. He then took aim on SCCA's Grand Prix Championship in the 1967 inaugural year for the professional SCCA series, know as the Continental Championship. The following two years, he drove no races at all, then ran a Brabham-Ford Formula I car beginning in December, 1969 at the Sebring L&M event, finishing second. The next year, Hutchison campaigned the Brabham and a Lola to runner-up honors behind David Hobbs. 1971 saw him running only a few Formula B events. Last year(1972), Hutchison competed in five of the events driving a Lola T300; a fourth in the Riverside finale as his best finish. In addition to driving, he is also involved in the sport as president of Hutchison Racing Engines (H.R.E.).